Library Services in response to the COVID-19 (Updated July 3)

To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 and in response to the change that all the classes during spring semester will be conducted online, the library services have been changed as follows.
Please note that we may additionally change the library services and conditions as well to comply with the government or the university-wide decision.

■Library Limited Open from Wed. 3 June (User limited)
Rikkyo Libraries have been providing the specific services with the reservation entry system for Rikkyo students and faculty members only since June 3. ⇒For Details
Please note that those who are not subjected for reserved entry cannot be accepted to enter. We would appreciate your understanding and patience.

About Entry to Campus and University Reception Services (Updated July 3)

■Due Dates of Loans
As of Tue. 2 June 2020, all books and materials with due dates between Tue. 27 Feb. and Thu. 16 July 、have been renewed to Mon. 21 Sept..
The books and materials with due dates before Thu. 27 Feb. are not subject to this renewal measure, but we may provide a certain consideration.

■Postal Service
For the limited time, we plan to provide the postal service for students returning to remote areas. Information will be posted on the library website as soon as prepared in early July.

■Returning Library Items
As mentioned above, the due dates have been renewed to Mon. 21 Sept. for the items of the due dates between Thu. 27 Feb. and Thu. 16 July. You do not have to make a reservation of entry to the library just to return the materials. After the normal operation is resumed, we will announce returning method including the renewed due dates.

The materials you have borrowed can be returned by mail or courier services for the time being. (The shipping fee is on you.)

【Sending Address】
Rikkyo Ikebukuro Library
3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8501
Rikkyo Niiza Library
1-2-26 Kitano, Niiza-shi, Saitama 352-8558

【Other Notes】
・To specify it to an invoice with “Return Library Material”
・To pack the items with care to prevent any damage.
・To send the returning materials with a tracking number.

■Online Library Contents
Online Library Services including special sites as follows are available at home.
Rikkyo OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog), MyLibrary Service except Photocopy Orders, The Interlibrary Loan Services are available as well.

(Japanese only)
Special Site for the Library at home in 2020 for Rikkyo Students
Special Site for the Database Contents
Maruzen eBook Library Manual
ASK Service as the Online Support by Learning Adviser
How to Connect and Access to the Campus Intranet using Proxy

■Resume of ILL Services (*excluding issue and usage for the letter of introduction to other libraries)
ILL Services has been resuming since Wed. 1 July. Due to the small number of operating staffs as preventing from infection, it is expected that the arrival of materials will be delayed or canceled depending on the situation of the requesting libraries and institutions. If the neighbor libraries treating the ILL services are out of service, the cost may be higher than normal time. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

■CLOSED for Visitors
The usage and entry for the visitors including from our partner institutions will remain CLOSED for the time being. We also suspend the acceptance of the library tour or inspection. We would appreciate your understanding.

■ Inquiry
If you have any questions and inquiries, please enter the Inquiry Form. (V-CampusID / Japanese only)
To prevent the spread of infection, we kindly ask you all for your understanding and cooperation.

Rikkyo University Library