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Search the catalogue of our library in London

To search for materials held in our library in London, go to the CiNii Books .

Alternatively, please go to the UK Japanese Union Catalogue and tick JF-London as the holding library when you search.

You can also use the European Union Catalogue of Japanese Books to find Japanese research materials in our library and other libraries across Europe.

Full members can use the Loan-by-Post service to borrow materials.

Although the catalogue is updated regularly, if you cannot find the materials you are looking for, please contact the librarian directly.

Full members can use the Loan-by-Post service to borrow materials.

You can also use the European Union Catalogue of Japanese Books to find Japanese research materials in our library and other libraries across Europe.

Search for materials at Japan Foundation libraries in Japan and Europe (Cologne, Rome and Paris)

Full members of our library can also access materials from Japan Foundation libraries in Japan, using the following services:

  • Photocopying service – You can request photocopies of materials to be sent to your address. You must pay for the photocopies (10p per A4 page) and postage within the UK. Please note this service is dependent upon Japanese copyright laws and it may not be possible to photocopy all the items you request.
  • Reference service – You can request materials to be sent to our library in London, where you can then access them as reference materials for a limited time. However, you will not be able to take these books out of our library in London.

For more details about either of these services, please contact the librarian. To search for materials at these libraries, go to OPAC.

Full members can also request items from Japan Foundation libraries in Cologne, Rome and Paris. Each library has their own loan service regulations so please contact the librarian for more information.

You can use the following links to search their catalogues.

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome

Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris