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update: 2019/3/19

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Service outline

When the material you want is not in the IMSUT Library or the E-journal of the material is not available, you can do a request for photocopying or borrowing it from intra/inter libraries.

Special mention

Application form

About e-DDS service

Request for photocopying materials

On campus Form e-DDS(PDF) Paper-based
Intended materials
Books, journals and so on.
* If the material you want is in the IMS Library or the E-journal of the material is available, please use it.
Books and journals which you can't get by e-DDS.
How to request Search UT OPAC. Click the request button [PDF] on the search result and go to the request form.
* If you can't find [PDF] button on the search result, you can't request by e-DDS.
Search UT OPAC. Click the request button [Copy] on the search result and go to the request form.

Charge Black-and-white/Color: 20 yen per page Black-and-white: 20 yen per page, Color: 60 yen per page
Time to arrival 1 or 2 days on weekday 2 or 3 days on weekday
Delivery You receive a e-mail from the Library system We send a e-mail to you and post the copies to your laboratory's mailbox (on the 2nd floor, First Building)
Detail of utilization requirement List of "UT libraries" List of "UT libraries"
Caution! Before you use e-DDS, please read User's guide for MyOPAC Delivery Request Service. When you need materials in a hurry, please tell the IMS library staff. You may be able to choise by FAX.
Outside campus Form Paper-based
Libraries to order Libraries of the other university in Japan
How to request Search UT OPAC with checking box of "Other univ.", not "UTokyoOPAC". Click "Copy/Borrow from other univ." on the search result and go to the request form.
Charge [Black-and-white: about 35 - 50 yen per page, Color: about 80 - 100 yen per page ] + postage cost
* When you want color copies, please tell the IMSUT library staff.
Time to arrival About 1 week
Delivery We send a e-mail to you and post the copies to your laboratory's mailbox (on the 2nd floor, First Building)
Caution! When you need materials in a hurry, please tell the IMS library staff. You may be able to choise by FAX, DDS(PDF) or express.
Oversea Form Paper-based
How to request Go to How to Request (through MyOPAC) .
Charge 3,000-5,000 yen (delivery costs included)
(Surcharge: copyright fee, extended searches, etc.)
Time to arrival About 2 weeks
Delivery Come to the IMS Library office after you receive a e-mail from the IMS Library.
Caution! When you need materials in a hurry, please tell the IMS library staff. You may be able to choise by FAX or DDS(PDF). But the fee can be expensive.

How to use UTokyo Article Link and MyOPAC
  1. On PubMed. UTokyo ver.(Medical articles)’s search result page, click the article title.
    And,click the "UTokyo Article Link" icon in the top right corner of the abstract display.
  2. UTokyo Article Link page opens.
  3. If the message ”Full Text is NOT available online at the University of Tokyo.” is displayed, see “Additional Options for finding Full Text”.
    Then, click either “By ISSN/ISBN” or “By Journal/Book Title” at “Search a Paper Journal (UTokyo OPAC)”.
  4. Check the “Location” and “Volumes” to see if the volumes and issues you need are present.
  5. To request copy delivery or PDF viewing service, log in to MyOPAC.
  6. Click “Copy” or ”PDF” to go to the request page (*charged). *requires advance application at your department library.
  7. [If you can NOT use the material in UTokyo libraries]
    You can place requests for photocopies or delivery of books to other institutions. (Paid service)
    Click [Copy/Borrow from other univ.] button on OPAC search results.

Request for borrowing books

On campus Libraries to order Libraries on campus
Some libraries don't make a loan. You can request to the libraeies on "UT Libraries"
How to request Search UT OPAC. Click the request button [Reserve] on the search result and go to the request form.
If you find "On Loan" or "Returned to Library" on the search result of UT OPAC, please make a reservation for it. And after you recieve a e-mail to notice your turn, request for borrowing it. See also  "Placing an order for book reservation, photocopies, and delivery".
Charge No charge
Time to arrival 2 or 3 days on weekday
Delivery Come to the IMSUT Library office after you receive a e-mail from the IMSUT Library.
Loan period/Number of items These are handled by the library to which the material belongs.
Please check "UT Libraries" or The MyOPAC service menu
Return Return to...
  • The IMSUT Library office
  • The library to which the material belongs
  • The General, Komaba, or Kashiwa Libraries
Please check here for details.
Renew a loan You may be able to renew a loan. Please check here for details.
Outside campus Libraries to order Libraries of the other university in Japan
How to request Search UT OPAC with checking box of "Other univ.", not "UTokyoOPAC". Click "Copy/Borrow from other univ." on the search result and go to the request form.
Charge Postage cost(maybe plused charge for service)
Time to arrival About 1 week
Delivery Come to the IMSUT Library office after you receive a e-mail from the IMSUT Library.You have to use it in the IMSUT Library. you can't check it out.
Loan period/Number of items These are handled by the library to which the material belongs.
Return Return to the IMSUT Library office
Renew a loan Please ask to the IMSUT Library staff, before the due date.
Oversea Libraries to order Please ask to the IMSUT Library staff
How to return and renew materials borrowing from libraries on campus.
Return
  • Via the IMSUT Library, you can return materials borrowing from libraries on campus to ...
    • The IMS Library office
    • The library to which the material belongs
    • The General, Komaba, or Kashiwa Libraries
    Please bring the materials to the IMS Library office and hand them to the staff. Or, please use the book drop on the 2nd floor of the First blds.
  • If it's overdue, you may carry penalty.
  • Note that it takes few days for delivery to the library to which the material belongs.
    If the material is returned on the last day of its loan period, it may enter the overdue state and you may carry penalty temporarily until it's deliverd to the library.

Renew a loan

  • You may be able to renew a loan if it's not overdue and requested by the other user.
  • The times you can renew and the period you can borrow materials newly vary according to the library to which the material belongs.
  • How to renew is the followins hands. But which hand you can are also handled by the library to which the material belongs.
    1. Log in to MyOPAC and follow the process from the "Status of Lending/Reservation" within the "MyOPAC Service" menu.
    2. The IMSUT Library staff call the library to which the material belongs, and take the procedure to renew. Please ask to the IMSUT Library staff.

Where to call

If you have any question, please ask to the IMSUT Library.
→ Tel: ext. 75226、Mail: imstosho★ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp(Please change "★" to "@" when you send a e-mail)

FAQ about ILL

  • I've requested a wrong request. I've reqested same material twice.
    If you've requested by e-DDS, you can't cancel your order.
    If you've done a request for photocopying paper-based or borrowing books, please send a e-mail to the IMSUT Library staff or call us immediately.

  • I don't know exactly about material I want. Can I request it?
    We research the material. Before you request, please ask to the IMSUT Library staff.

  • I'd received the material that I reqquested. But the photocopy is poor and it's difficult to read it.
    Please ask to the IMSUT Library staff.

  • I'd received a e-mail of cancellation.
    In any of the following cases, we'll decline your request.
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