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Service details of Photoduplication

Type of services

The following types are available in the Kansai-kan.

Please note that the service hours, copying fees and duplicable materials vary for each type of service. For details, please inquire at the Photoduplication Counter.

Please check the "Photocopy Fee Chart" for the copying charges.

Self-service photoduplication

You can operate the photocopier yourself.
Color copying is not available. You can request color copying service in Same-day photoduplication or Later date photoduplication.
Some materials cannot be accepted owing to the condition of them or for other reasons.

  • * In order to ensure that the requirements of the Copyright Law are filled, the library staff will confirm your requests before and after your copying.
  • * This service is only for those who come to the Kansai-kan in person.
  • Requests accepted -- 10:00-17:30, maximum of five volumes at once
  • Receiving copies -- 10:00-17:50
  • Copying fees --
    • [Paper(book form)] A4/B4 size: 15.12 yen incl. tax,  A3 size: 30.24 yen incl. tax
Requesting the service
  1. You need have the material at hand. When you wish to have the materials in the closed stacks copied, first make a request for on-site reading and receive the material at the Circulation Counter. (Registered Users only)
  2. Confirm and specify the portion you wish to have copied.
  3. Using the computer terminals in the Reading Room, enter the necessary information in accordance with the instructions displayed on the screen, and print out the photoduplication request form.
  4. Fill out other necessary information in the column inside the thick lines on the photoduplication request form. Be sure to write the call number and the title of the material.
  5. Take your user card, material and the photoduplication request form to the Photoduplication Counter.
  6. After the confirmation of the request, the library staff will give you the key counter of the copier in exchange for your user card.
Copying and paying the copying fee

Insert the key counter into the copier located in the reading room and make copies.
After copying the material, take the copies, the key counter and the photoduplication request form to the Photoduplication Counter. The library staff will check it and input the number of copies. Your user card will be returned to you in exchange for the key counter.
Please pay the copying fee to the cashier in the Photoduplication Counter.

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Same-day photoduplication

Copies will be made by the library staff. You will receive the copies on the day you make the request. You must stay in the library until you receive the copies.

  • Requests accepted -- 10:00-17:00, maximum of 200 pages at once
  • Receiving copies -- 10:00-17:50
  • Waiting time -- 40 minutes or more
  • Copying fees --
    • [Paper(book form)] A4/B4 size(black/white): 25.92 yen incl. tax,  B4/A3 size(color copy): 140.4 yen incl. tax
    • [Microfiche(sheets)/Microfilm(rolls)] A4/B4 size(black/white): 32.4 yen incl. tax
Requesting the service
  1. You need have the material at hand. When you wish to have the materials in the closed stacks copied, first make a request for on-site reading and receive the material at the Circulation Counter. (Registered Users only)
  2. Confirm and indicate the portion you wish to have copied.
    In the case of a paper material, insert bookmarks at the start and the end of the portion you wish to have copied.
    In the case of a microfiche, fill in the form indicating the portion you wish to have copied.
  3. Using the computer terminals in the Reading Room, enter the necessary information in accordance with the instructions displayed on the screen, and print out the photoduplication request form.
  4. Fill out other necessary information in the column inside the thick lines on the photoduplication request form. Be sure to write the call number and the title of the material.
  5. Take your user card, the material and the photoduplication request form to the Photoduplication Counter.
  6. A copy claim slip will be handed at the counter.
Receiving the copies and paying the copying fee

When your copies are ready, the computer terminal you have loged in shows the message.
Please go to the Photoduplication Counter with your user card and the copy claim slip to receive the copies and the material.
Please pay the copying fee to the cashier in the Photoduplication Counter.

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Later date photoduplication (sent by mail)

* Copies will be made by the library staff. The copies will be mailed to the address you specify.

  • Requests accepted -- 10:00-17:45, limitless pages
  • Date -- copies can be mailed after 3 days (library holidays excluded)
  • Copying fees -- Same as Same-day photoduplication
  • Additional fees -- Packing fee [domestic: 162 yen incl. tax,  overseas: 300 yen] and Postage (at cost) will be charged
Requesting the service
  1. You need have the material at hand. Please make a request for on-site reading and receive the material you wish to have copied at the Circulation Counter. (Registered Users only)
  2. Confirm and indicate the portion you wish to have copied.
    In the case of a paper item, insert bookmarks at the start and the end of the portion you wish to have copied.
    In the case of a microfiche, fill in the form indicating the portion you wish to have copied.
  3. Using the computer terminals in the Reading Room, enter the necessary information in accordance with the instructions displayed on the screen, and print out the photoduplication request form.
  4. Fill out other necessary information in the column inside the thick lines on the photoduplication request form. Be sure to write the call number and the title of the material.
  5. Take your user card, material and the photoduplication request form to the Photoduplication Counter.
  6. A copy claim slip will be issued at the counter.
Receiving the copies and paying the copying fee

The copies will be mailed to the destination specified at the time of request.
Shipping and packing fee will be charged in addition to the copying fee; the invoice and a money transfer form will be enclosed with the copies.

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Printouts of electronic materials

You can printout electronic materials. (Note, however, some materials cannot be printed.) And microfilms and microfiches are also available for printout by the digital microreader. (Registered Users only)
After ordering printouts at the computer terminals in the Reading Room by yourself, you will receive the printouts at the Photoduplication Counter. You will receive the printouts on the same day you make the request.

  • Requests accepted -- 10:00-17:00, The number of pages that you can order printouts changes by databases.
  • Receive copies -- 10:00-17:00
  • Copying fees --
    • A4/B4 size(black/white): 15.12 yen incl. tax, A3 size(black/white): 30.24 yen incl. tax
    • A4/B4 size(color copy): 49.68 yen incl. tax, A3 size(color copy): 99.36 yen incl. tax
Requesting printouts
  1. Please order printouts at the computer terminals in the Reading Room.
  2. Take your user card to the Photoduplication Counter.
Receiving the printouts and paying the copying fee

Confirm your request on the PC screen at the Photoduplication Counter. You will get the printouts after the library staff check and count them.
Please pay the copying fee to the cashier in the Photoduplication Counter.

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