NDL Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries

The National Diet Library (NDL) provides Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries.
Digitized documents of the NDL holdings that are out-of-print or otherwise difficult to obtain are available in domestic libraries and institutes that have become partners of the NDL.
You can browse and photocopy them at Wakayama University Library.

About 1.5 million items are available as of July 2018. They include books, classic documents, journals, doctoral theses, etc.
The targeted items of this service are listed as "Available only at the NDL and partner libraries" on NDL Digital Collections.

Service Hours

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays (photocopy: until 4:30 p.m.)

User Restrictions

Members of Wakayama University

How to Use


  1. Apply to Circulation Desk with your Student ID card, Staff ID card or Library card.
  2. You can use the specialized terminal on the First floor. (Library staff will start the PC, and log in the service for you.)

Print out

  • You can print out items only to the extent permitted by copyright law.
  • You may request copies to be made at the Circulation Desk. Library staff will make copies for you according to library rule.
Fees for photocopies
20yen/sheet 60yen/sheet