Keio University Mita Media Center

Photocopy Request (Extramural)

You can request the articles from domestic and foreign other libraries.
This service is only available to: Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, and Correspondence Course Students who have library cards issued by the Mita Media Center 

How to Request

* Online request -- You can request photocopies by Photocopy Request
* At the Reference Counter -- Fill out the request form at the Reference Counter (1F) or the Serials Counter (3F).
     *Click to download Request Form [PDF].
* If the article that you want is written in specific language such as Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Turkish, Russian, or the bibliographical matter is incomplete, please request the article at the Reference Counter.

  • Please request for each article to every one case
  • Before submitting your request, please verify your citation using a bibliographic databases and OPACs.
  • Please bring us a copy of your information source.
  • If you wish to place restrictions (e.g. of time or expense) on your ILL request, please mention these to us.
  • If you wish to have receipts of your ILL requests, please mention it. The name on the ILL receipt will be the same as the name of the applicant.
  • Cancellations may not be made after your application, and you are responsible for all charges.
  • You cannot specify paper size

 Time required

  • From Waseda University -- It takes about one week from your request to arrival.
  • From other domestic libraries -- It takes a week or one more week from your request to arrival.
  • From foreign libraries -- It takes over two weeks from your request to arrival.


  • From Waseda University (per sheet) -- monochrome 20 yen / color 60yen / from microform 30yen
  • From other domestic libraries – Copy charge + shipping 
  • From foreign libraries – Actual cost*  *includes all necessary expenses (sum of the amount billed from the other libraries fee for preparing remittance certificate etc.)
  • Faculty affiliated with the Mita Campus may make payments through their department.

Notice of copy arrival / Picking up your request

  • Making request by online request --- As soon as your request arrives, we will let you know to your e-mail address that you use for your requesting.
  • Making request at the Reference Counter --- As soon as your request arrives, we will let you know to the e-mail address registered to our library system.
  • If you have not registered your e-mail address, we will let you know by telephone.
  • Receive your request at the ILL Counter (New Building, Main Counter) during service hours: Please refer to the Library hours.
  • You will receive your photocopy after paying the ILL charge.
  • You must receive the photocopy which you requested.