The parcel book delivery and mail photocopy service on the General Library materials

The University of Tokyo Activity Restrictions Index for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was changed to Level 1 on 15th June, the General Library, the University of Tokyo is open with some restrictions (short opening hours and some services are suspended).
However, considering impediment for research due to the difficulty in visiting the library, the General Library keeps providing the limited service on book delivery and photocopy of the General Library materials by using parcel/postal service.

24/December/2020 updated:
Applications applied until 27/12/2020 will be shipped within the year. Applications applied on and after 28/12/2020 will be shipped from 4/1/2021.

13/July/2020 updated:
Our book and photocopy delivery service are continued until the day to be determined since The University of Tokyo Activity Restrictions Index for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is changed to Level 0.5. There is no change in content.

15/June/2020 updated:
Our book and photocopy delivery service are upgraded since The University of Tokyo Activity Restrictions Index for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is changed to Level 1.

1. The book delivery service on General Library book

Eligible U-Tokyo Member
  • UTokyo members who have difficulty in visiting the General Library

* Non-Members (include User ID and Admission ID holders) are excluded from this service.

* The service is changed to U-Tokyo members who have difficulty in visiting the General Library. (from 15/June/2020)

Reception period

From 15/June/2020 until the day to be determined.

Available materials
  • Open-shelf Materials (only books, but exclude in-library use only materials)
  • Asian Research Library Materials (only books, but exclude in-library use only materials)
  • Automated Storage Materials (only books, but exclude in-library use only, and unbearable for delivery materials)

* You can NOT apply for the books on loan or reserved by others. Please check the status on the OPAC.

Number of books

Within the maximum limits of your regular loan.

*If you are under the general library penalty, you can’t apply for this service.
* If the number of books exceeds the maximum to check out, you cannot apply for this service. Please return your current holding materials first. (from 15/June/2020)

How to apply Please fill the Application form for the parcel book delivery service on the General Library materials below.
Postage The university covers the delivery postage.
Procedure
  1. Please fill the application form for the parcel book delivery service on the General Library materials below.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email.
  3. The staff will pack and send the materials.
  4. The courier (YAMATO TRANSPORT CO., LTD.,). will deliver to you.
Return
  • Please return the books directly to the General Library or use parcel / postal delivery. (*Postage is at your own expense.)
    * Returning by the parcel / postal delivery service is only for the Open-shelf materials. For Automated Storage materials, please contact below in advance. (*Postage is at your own expense.)
  • The due date is set as usual.

2. The photocopy service on the General Library materials

Eligible U-Tokyo Member
  • U-Tokyo members who have difficulty in visiting the General Library

* Non-Members (include User ID and Admission ID holders) are excluded from this service.

* The service is changed to U-Tokyo members who have difficulty in visiting the General Library. (from 15/June/2020)

Reception period

From 15/June/2020 until the day to be determined.

Available materials

Durable materials in the General Library for copying (pages and conditions of Japanese copyright applied.)
The e-DDS service (a service for converting documents into PDF and providing them electronically) is not available.
*If the material is not durable for copying, we will contact you by e-mail.
*You can NOT apply for the books on loan or reserved by others. Please check the status on the OPAC.

Quantity

Up to 5 documents from 2020/May/15 to the end of this service.
* If you already applied the service received some copies during 15/May/2020 to 12/June/2020, apply up to 5 documents in total. (ex. Applied on May 20 the and received 2 documents, apply another 3 photocopies from June 22nd.)

How to apply Please fill the Application form for mail photocopy delivery service on the General Library materials below.
Copy fee
  • Cost per sheet: monochrome: 20yen / color: 60yen.
  • After we post it, you will be informed the fee and paying method by e-mail.
  • Please transfer the fee to the bank account.
  • Please burden bank transfer fee at your expense.
Postage The university burden the postage.
Procedure
  1. Please fill the Application form for mail photocopy delivery service on the General Library materials below.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email.The staff will photocopy the library materials and post it, and you will be informed the fee.
  3. The documents will be delivered by Japan Postal service.
  4. After we post it, you will be informed the fee and paying method by e-mail.
  5. Please transfer the fee to the bank account designated by the university and send the image of the transaction receipt by e-mail, the payment will be completed.
    * Please burden bank transfer fee at your expense.

Contact information

Please contact us from the Inquiry form

Application form