Using the Library
Borrow & Renew

Borrowing Materials

Present your Rikkyo ID card or Library card at the circulation counter when checking out materials. Self check-out machines are available near the circulation counter.

Check out items & Loan Period (number of items / period e.g."10 / 2 weeks" means 10 items for 2 weeks)

Patron Category Books
(Ikebukuro / Niiza / Niiza Repository)
Media Materials
Undergrad 10 / 2 weeks 2 / 2 weeks
Grad (Masters, Doctoral) 30 / 1 month
Part-time Lecturer
Full-time Faculty 100 / 3 months

※The total number of items from all libraries

Returning Materials

Materials may be returned at the circulation counter of any Rikkyo University Library. Use the outside book return facilities during off hours.


Library materials may be renewed at the circulation counter, or online. Bring the items with your Rikkyo ID card or Library card, or go through to MyLibrary at ( Renewals must be done on or in advance of the due date. Recalld items may not be renewed. Materials can only be renewed once on MyLibrary. The circulation counter is available for more than twice.

Book Holds

Holds can be placed on items that are checked out by bringing a Request Memo form to the circulation counter. You may also request holds from OPAC of the detailed information screen of an item. Please note that holds cannot be made on items still on the shelves.

Inter-Campus Delivery Services

Requests for items located in a library on another campus can be made by using the same procedure for placing holds on checked out items. Please note that certain items may not be delivered. In such cases users may request photocopies of the required materials.


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Tokyo Japan 171-8501
Niiza Campus(Niiza campus service division)
1-2-26 Kitano,Niiza-shi,
Saitama Japan 352-8558
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