Using External Libraries

Visiting Other Universities/Institutions (Request for Letter of Introduction)

When you want to visit other universities/institutions

  1. Select the library and the material you want to use there.
  2. Check the opening hours and usage conditions for visitors on the Internet etc.
    If a letter of introduction is required → Consult the reference desk immediately
    ★Bring your ID even if you do not need a letter of introduction.
  3. Request a letter of introduction at the reference desk.
    Libraries in Japan: Consult at least 1 week prior to the visit
    Overseas libraries: Consult at least 2 weeks prior to the visit

    The reference staff will inquire the library you wish to visit, and obtain approval (reply) for your visit.
  4. If there is contact from the reference staff, go to the reference desk again, and receive the letter of introduction.
  5. Visit the library.