Request for ordering materials of Kodaira Research Library and Archives (for Visitors)

Materials that are not available in e-journals and databases can be ordered from Hitotsubashi University Library (Kunitachi Campus) upon request. For off-campus users, this service is available only when there is no other library that hold the material.

Application Procedure

  1. In the subject line of the email, please write “Request for ordering materials of Kodaira Research Library and Archives“.
  2. Please include the following information in the body of the email. Please use HERMES-Catalog (Hitotsubashi University Library Catalog) to check the call number and barcode number.
    • Your name:
    • Contact method (e-mail address, cell phone, fax, etc.):
    • Title of the material you wish to use (if it is a journal or annual report, please include the volume number):
    • Call number:
    • Barcode number:
    • Desired date of use:
  3. Please send your request to the following e-mail address.
     lib-service-order at (replace “at" with “@")
  4. We will contact you by e-mail when the materials are ready. We will keep the materials for one week, so please come to the library during that time.
    You can browse materials at Hitotsubashi University Library (Kunitachi Campus).

Reception time (time of receipt of e-mail) and estimated time of delivery

As a rule, materials are delivered twice a week, and it takes about 3-6 days to order materials.

  • Requests received after 4:45 p.m. on Monday to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday will be delivered on Friday afternoon or later.
  • Requests received after 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday and before 4:45 p.m. on the following Monday will be delivered after Wednesday afternoon.

Please note that there may be a delay in delivery due to postal services.

  • If you have a Special User ID card (A)(B), please apply using this method.
  • If you do not have an e-mail address, please fill out the reservation form and send it by fax (042-580-8251) or mail.
  • If you have a Special User ID card (B), you can also use the library for visiting. Please refer to “Appointment for a visit to Kodaira Research Library and Archives."