Library Services for Facilities Affiliated to the Faculty of Agriculture

This is a service to send photocopies and actual books from the collections of the Agricultural and Life Sciences Library, other UTokyo libraries, and other universities and research institutions to facilities affiliated t the Faculty of Agriculture outside the Yayoi Campus.

Those who eligible

To order materials, you need to register as a library user and register for the MyOPAC interlibrary loan service in advance. Please apply via the internet.
Resistration : Please see here
MyOPAC interlibrary loan service : Please see here

*If you are unsure of the status of your registration, please inform the Information Service Section of your name and UTokyo Account.

Those who affiliated to the Faculty of Agriculture facilities located remotely from the Yayoi Campus (see ‘List of eligible facilities for services’) and who are eligible to pay public expense.

Service details and fees

Request photocopies

How to provideFee
PDF browsing service (the materials of Agr. Library and other UTokyo libraries)The literature you request will be provided in PDF format and can be viewed via UTNET (University of Tokyo Information Network System). (2 weeks for viewing, printable/non-downloadable.)Free
Photocopies of Agr. Library’s materialsPaper10 yen per sheet for monochrome
/ 50 yen per sheet for color
Photocopies of other UTokyo libraries’ materialsPaper
*Direct delivery from the holding library to laboratories is also possible within the scope of the university’s internal delivery service.
20 yen per sheet for monochrome
/ 60 yen per sheet for color
Photocopies of other universitiesPaper35-70 yen per sheet for monochrome + postage costs from the holding library (actual costs)

Request actual books

FeeLending period
Books held by Agr. Libraryactual costs for postage from Agr. Library to each facility3 weeks from the date of sending (2 weeks if you pick up directly at Agr. Library)
*The lending period can be extended once (2 weeks). Please use MyOPAC to take necessary steps.
Books held by other UTokyo libraries and libraries of other universities and institutionsactual costs for postage from holding library to Agr. Library and actual costs for postage from Agr. Library to each facilitydepends on the designation of the holding library.

Times taken for required materials to arrive

Depending on the holding library and the number of applications, it may take some time, so please apply well in advance.
Approximate times required are as follows.

Books held by Agr. Library2-3 days + Number of days for postage to the facility
Books held by other UTokyo libraries4-7 days + Number of days for postage to the facility
Books held by other universities and institutions1 week – 2 weeks + Number of days for postage to the facility

How to apply

When you log in to MyOPAC from UTokyo OPAC, you can apply for interlibrary loans, photocopying and PDF browsing services, and extend the loan period of books held by UTokyo library.
For information on use, please see here.

How to receive

The materials will be sent from Agr. Library to the affiliated facilities.
You can also pick up the material directly at Agr. Library. Please indicate your preference in the comments box when applying.

How to pay

Only public expense payment is allowed.
*The fee is collected twice a year (October and March) from the laboratory’s Management Expenses Grants.
*Please contact us if you want to pay with private expense.


The material you are looking for may be available in e-journals. Please search UTokyo OPAC first before applying.

List of eligible facilities for services

  • Institute for Sustainable Agro-ecosystem Services (1-1-1, Midoricho, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo)
  • The University of Tokyo Chiba Forest(770, Amatsu, Kamogawa-shi, Chiba)
  • The University of Tokyo Hokkaido Forest (9-61, Yamabehigashimachi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido)
  • The University of Tokyo Chichibu Forest (1-1-49, Hinodamachi, Chichibu-shi, Saitama)
  • The University of Tokyo Tanashi Forest (1-1-8, Midoricho, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo)
  • Ecohydrology Research Institute (11-44, Goizukacho, Seto-shi, Aichi)
  • Fuji Iyashinomori Woodland Study Center (341-2, Yamanaka, Yamanakako-mura, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi)
  • Arboricultural Research Institute (457, Kano, Minamiizucho, Kamo-gun, Shizuoka)
  • Animal Resource Science Center (3145, Ago, Kasama-shi, Ibaraki)
  • Fisheries Laboratory (2971-4, Maisakachobentenjima, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka)
  • Asian Research Center for Bioresource and Environmental Sciences (1-1-1, Midoricho, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo)