| Interlibrary Services
Use of materials not available at Kwansei
The Kwansei Gakuin University
and houses a broad range of materials
provide its library patrons with
information. However, the amount
that can be collected by a single
is of course limited.
To remedy such a situation, the
University Library cooperates
university libraries under the
loan agreement, for the convenience
Under the interlibrary loan agreement,
circumstances and rules of the
the service take priority.
The following three types of service are
available under the interlibrary loan agreement.
Inquiries and applications may be made at
the Reference Counter.
||Ordering Photocopy Service|
You can order
photocopies of articles from periodicals, or selected pages of
books from other library.
It takes 10 to 14 days to receive
The actual costs, including photocopying and
postage fees and handling charge, must be paid.
▼Online Order (PDF)
||Ordering Book Loan Service|
Books loaned by other
libraries can be only used inside the Kwansei Gakuin
University Library building.
The types of book loaned and
their loan periods varies, and depends on the library lending
Books loaned by other libraries cannot be taken
outside the library or duplicated.
The actual costs must
be paid, including postage fees for ordering in and returning
and handling charge.
▼Online Order (PDF)
||Visiting Other Library
With a letter of introduction
the director of the Kwansei
Library and your student
ID card, you may
visit another library to
use its materials
inside the library building.
Please place a request
at the Reference Counter
on the 1st floor three
to five days prior
to the date you want to
visit the library,
as we need to confirm availability
| Reference service via email
Faculties, staffs, graduate students and undergraduate students only
Faculties, staffs, graduate students and undergraduate students of
the Kwansei Gakuin University
to request reference service
Types of questions are limited to the following:
||Availability of items in our library
|Availability in other libraries
||Availability of items not housed in our library
||Title of a book (periodical), author, place
and date of publication, volume number, name
of publisher, etc.
|Referring to documents
||Referring to documents for a specific topic
＜To ask a question＞
||Refer tothe samplebelow for a question form,
and send it to:
||Write your question as clearly as possible.
||Question sent via email will be answered
via email in principle.
||Questions may not be answered, depending
on their content.
||There may be a delay in response to some
questions, depending on their content. It
may not be possible to receive a response
by the date you require it.
||For ordering an item from another library
and issuance of a letter of introduction,
please apply at the Reference Counter.
＜Question form sample＞
||Graduate School of Humanities (Japanese History
|Requested date of response
||April 30, 2006
||I’m looking for a book titled “xxxxx”.
and year of
I searched for the
OPAC at the
Kwansei Gakuin University
for the bibliographic
of the book
at other libraries
and let me
it can be ordered
or not and,
if it can,
how I can request
the fee, and
of the order.
into two volumes
or more, please
let me know
data for each
| Intercampus photocopying
Photocopies of periodical articles housed in the other campus may be sent to the library at the
Nishinomiya-Uegahara Campus for 10 yen per sheet. Place an order at
the Reference Counter on the 1st floor. It takes about four days
until the photocopies are delivered.
periodical articles housed in the library at the
Nishinomiya-Uegahara Campus may also be sent to the other campus.
▼Online Order (PDF)
| Requesting materials
When materials you need for your studies
or research are not housed in our library,
place a request at the Reference Counter.
We will deal with your request
as best as
The request service for materials is available
only to undergraduate and graduate students.