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Photoduplication Service

Copying Service

About international photoduplication service in International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL), please see the ILCL's website.

Scope of copying service

The NDL provides copying services within the limits of the "Copyright Law" and "The National Diet Library Rules Concerning the Use of Library Materials" so as not to infringe the rights of the copyright holders. For more detailed information, please see the following page: Information about the copyright.

If you wish to use a reproduction of a document owned by the National Diet Library for reprint, reimpression, publication, exhibition, TV broadcasting or website posting, you need our permission.
For more information, please contact the Photoduplication Service Division (e-mail: fukusha1@ndl.go.jp).
If you wish to reproduce any item or any portion of any item (image, document, article, data, etc.) on the website of the National Diet Library, please complete "the reproduction request form" and send to us in advance.

Photoduplication Service for Vistor

Overseas Request for copying

If a) you have verified that the material in question is in the NDL holdings and b) you know the specific pages to be copied, you are welcome to request copies from the NDL by either of the following methods:

Request via the Internet

If you apply for our user registration system, you will be able to send your applications for photocopies via the Internet.

* With the user ID number and the password given to the registered users, you can request copies through the Japanese version of the NDL-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)

Request by mail
Request via community library

You may request copies via a nearby public library or a university library you belong to, provided that your library offers international interlibrary service. Please ask your community library.

Request from an individual

If community libraries are not easily accessible, you may make a request directly to the NDL using the designated request form.

*This service is for Registered Users only.

*To get the request form (PDF), you will need Adobe Reader (free download). Click here to download. (Adobe Website)

The mailing address is:

ILL-Section, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
8-1-3 Seikadai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture
619-0287 Japan
fax: +81-774-94-9112

* We do not accept any photoduplication requests by EMAIL.

* Please find out the NDL call number for your requested item from the English version of the NDL-OPAC (online catalog) or another source.

* Please note that the English version of the NDL-OPAC provides only search functions.

Sending of Copies and Payment

Copies are sent to you by mail with an invoice. In addition to the copying fee, postage and packaging fee will be charged. For copying fees, refer to the "Photocopy fee Chart".

You can pay by Credit Card, International Postal Money Order or Bank Transfer (in Japanese yen). Bank transaction charges will also be charged for Bank Transfer.

* The NDL does not send copies by fax.

* We cannot accept payment by IFLA vouchers or International Reply Coupons.

Contact for inquiry about Photoduplication Service

ILL-Section, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
fax: +81-774-94-9112 / e-mail: ill-sec@ndl.go.jp

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