Rare & Old Books

Using the Library

User's Guide for Registered Users

  • Please make a reservation via the webform (「閉架資料予約フォーム」) at least one day in advance if you want to use materials such as rare books, old books.
  • They are only available from 10AM to 3PM on Weekdays.

User's Guide for Visitors

  • There may be additional procedures required in order to read or copy some sources, so you should have your university library or the nearest municipal library contact Nichibunken in advance.
    >> User's Guide for Visitors
  • In order to view sources designated as rare or semi-rare books, please fill out the "Application Form for Browsing Rare Books" to apply prior to your visit.
  • It may take seven to ten days to obtain permission, so keep that in mind when you make your request.
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