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About NDL's Digitized Contents Transmission Service
Now you can access to digitized versions of out-of-print materials in the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) from the UI Main Library. The Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries is provided by the NDL as a means of making digitized versions of otherwise difficult-to-obtain materials available to university libraries that subscribe to the Service.
With this service, you can access to many periodicals and old books that are not available via Inter-Library Loan service.
- 560,000 books - acquired up to 1968
- 20,000 rare books & old materials - rare books in Japanese after the Meiji era, books in Chinese after the Qing dynasty
- 810,000 issues of 10,000 periodicals - published during or after the Meiji period that were published at least five years ago and were not published commercially.
- 120,000 doctoral dissertations - received between FY1990 and FY2000
- 3,000 TV and radio scripts of programs that were broadcast before 1981 and donated to the NDL by the Consortium for the Promotion of Broadcast Script Archives in Japan
- This service is only accessible from the workstation in the East Asian Reading Room of the UI Main Library (LIB 2008)
- Search and Browse only, No copying permitted by the NDL
- By appointment only. If you are interested in using this service, please email Tsuyoshi at: email@example.com beforehand
Outline of the service: Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries Overseas (ndl.go.jp)
User’s manual (simple edition): https://dl.ndl.go.jp/html-resources/manual_for_users_simple_20200124.pdf