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InterLibrary Loan

Books not available at Kobe University Libraries can be borrowed from libraries of other universities or institutions through the InterLibrary Loan Services. This service is charged. If you want to borrow the items owned by other libraries in Kobe University campuses, use Delivery Service. (It is free of charge.)

Please apply from the above links. You need the login ID and password provided by Kobe University

Please read the following terms carefully before you submit the form.

Loan Charges

ILL Service may be charged. Roundtrip mailing may cost around ¥1,000-¥1,500, although it varies in size and weight of the materials.

Processing Time

The average time required to obtain materials is 1-2 weeks.
Arrival notice will be sent to you via email. Please check your university email account.

Loan Terms

Loan period for most ILL is 1-2 weeks, and renewals are not allowed.
Materials must be returned by the due date and charged even if you have not finished. Your request may be turned down because the item is "rare", "deteriorating", "new books", or it has been checked out on loan by others, etc.
Also you may not be allowed to photocopy materials or take items out of the library.