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The gateway to Japan for Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery (ILL/DD) service.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014 URL: http://guides.nccjapan.org/illdd Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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What we do?

Academic libraries cooperate with one another to provide research materials for their patrons, which is called Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and/or Document Delivery (DD) service.

We help the helpers with Japanese-language ILL/DD items getting from Japan.

(A researcher MUST contact his/her library for ILL/DD services)

      
     

    Our activities

    We promote Global ILL Framework (GIF), a program for ILL/DD services between OCLC ILL libraries (North American and Australian academic libraries) and Japanese academic libraries, and also introduce ILL/DD from the National Diet Library (NDL) of Japan. We help ILL/DD specialists to locate/borrow Japanese materials from Japan.

    Helpline for ILL specialists: ill@nccjapan.net

     

    ILL/DD with Japan - GIF (pronounced "jif") Project

    (A researcher MUST contact his/her library for ILL/DD services)

    GIF GIF Global ILL Framework (GIF) is an ILL/DD program established between OCLC ILL libraries (North American, Australian, and New Zealand academic libraries) and Japanese academic libraries. OCLC ILL libraries in North America, Australia, and New Zealand must join the OCLC GIF-J (ISO) Group to participate in the program. Registration is free. GIF uses OCLC IFM. Use CiNii (pronounced "sigh-knee"), a Japanese database, to search academic articles and books and find holing libraries. Click here for the instruction of using CiNii Books.

          ausnz_GIF GIF Australian and New Zealand members

          US_GIF GIF North American members

          GIF Japan members

    Join GIF Project today!

    Registration is free. GIF uses OCLC IFM.

     

    ILL/DD with Japan

    OCLC ILL libraries in Japan

    • Keio University Libraries (KEI)
    • Ritsumeikan University Library (KRI)
    • Ritsumeikan University, BKC Media Library (RTS)
    • University of the Ryukyus (J4J)
    • Waseda University Library (LWU)

    National Diet Library of Japan (NDL)

    A researcher can request a copy. But, a book request MUST be made via his/her library ILL.


    IFLA Voucher Scheme Participating Libraries in Japan

     

    About GIF

    GIF was originally launched in May 2002 by the Japan Project, organized by the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, and the NCC. GIF uses the ISO ILL protocol to transfer requests data between North America (OCLC) and Japan (NACSIS-ILL). As of September 8, 2014, 166 libraries participate from Japan, 108 libraries from North America, and one library from Australia/New Zealand participate in GIF project.

     

      Contact

      Helpline for ILL specialists: ill@nccjapan.net

      GIF Project Registration: gif@nccjapan.net

      ILL/DD Co-Chair Kazuyo Good : kak93@pitt.edu

      North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
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