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Photocopy Fee Chart (Tokyo Main Library)

Various copying methods are used depending on the materials to be copied. Please note that the requested copying method or the copying service itself may not be available owing to the condition of materials or other reasons.

Photocopy type Type of materials Color Size Fee
  • Ordinary photocopying.
  • Enlarged and reduced photocopying is not available.
  • Owing to damage, deterioration or for other reasons, some materials may be copied by microfilming.
(book form)
A4/B4 27.50 yen
(25 yen excl. tax)
A3 47.30 yen
(43 yen excl. tax)
A2 133.10 yen
(121 yen excl. tax)
Color A4 / B4 104.50 yen
(95 yen excl. tax)
A3 127.60 yen
(116 yen excl. tax)
Printouts of electronic materials
Printouts of microform materials via digital microreader
  • Electronic materials are printed on paper.
  • Electronic data is not downloadable.
Electronic Material,
Microform materials (via digital microreader)
A4 / B4 / A3 17.60 yen
(16 yen excl. tax)
Color A4 / B4 / A3 39.60 yen
(36 yen excl. tax)
Paper copy from microfilms or microfiches
  • Microfilm or microfiche images are enlarged and printed on paper.
  • Color copying is not available.
A4/B4 77.00 yen
(70 yen excl. tax)
A3 110.00 yen
(100 yen excl. tax)
Inter-film printing
  • Printing from microfiches to microfiches or from microfilm to microfilm is available.
  • In the case of microfilm, black and white are reversed (negative image).
231.00 yen per sheet
(210 yen excl. tax)
132.00 yen up to 30cm per request
(120 yen excl. tax)
Photographic microfilming
  • Materials will be photographed to prepare microfilms (negative).
  • This method will be used if ordinary photocopying cannot be done owing to damage to or deterioration of materials or for other reasons.
  • If materials are photographed to prepare microfilm, and then copied for enlargement on paper, fees for both processes will be charged.
  • Color film is not available.
(book form)
143.00 yen for every frame
(130 yen excl. tax)
  • The following fees will be charged for copying delivered by mail or parcel:
    Handling fee [domestic: 275.00 yen (250 yen excluding tax), overseas: 350.00 yen] and postage (at cost)
  • When copying Japanese-book binding materials and inserting slip sheets for preventing back projection, 14.30 yen (13 yen excluding tax) per sheet.
  • To calculate the total fee, after adding up all the fees excluding tax (in the case of the later date photoduplication service, handling fee is also inclusive), impose the consumption tax on the net fee above, and then round the sum down to a whole number.
    (Ex.) Photocopying (black/white) four A4 sheets and two A3 sheets as the Same-day photoduplication service:
    25 (yen) x 4 + 43 (yen) x 2 = 186 (yen)
    186 (yen) x 1.10 (consumption tax) = 204.60 (yen incl. tax) -> 204 (yen)
  • We do not charge consumption tax for copy products which are to be shipped overseas.

(Revised Oct, 2021)

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