Requesting material borrowing from other organizations

If you do not find necessary materials in the library, you may request the library to borrow them from Other facility. Requests are done via the library (you usually use).

Notes on request

When you request material borrowing from other organizations, note the following:

  • You can request borrowing only if the library (you usually use) does not hold necessary materials. To avoid unnecessary requests, search target materials first in the library (you usually use) and confirm that the library does not hold them.
  • This service is available only for the limited users. To enable the service, you are required to be registered as a user allowed for the service.
  • To execute requests, login to LIMEDIO is required.


Request of material borrowing is done in the following procedure:

Using search results or bookmarks

The information of search results or bookmarks is applied to request borrowing.

  1. In the search result ore bookmark list, open the page of target material details or materials with similar information.

    If the information can be applied for request, the control button is shown.

  2. Tap or click the button.

    The page is opened, and the corresponding material information is already input.

  3. If necessary, change the information or add new information to specify the target material.

  4. Confirm the specified information.

  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to check or modify the contents.

  6. Register the request and get the request number.

Entering material data

All the necessary information of the material is entered to complete the request.

  1. In My Library, tap or click the link for a new request of borrowing.

    The page is opened to enter necessary information. All parameters are blank in the page.

  2. Enter necessary information to specify a material.

  3. Confirm the specified information.

  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to check or modify the contents.

  5. Register the request and get the request number.


  • As the registration is done, another new request will become possible.

Confirming the status

The current status of the requested materials is confirmed.

Confirming via My Library

The current status of your request for borrowing is confirmed in My Library.

If some of the requested materials have arrived at the library from other organizations and they become ready for you, My Library shows the message. The Materials under request section shows the number of the requested materials.

From the message or Materials under request section, the list of the requested materials is shown. In the list, the status of all the requests and the information of the requested materials can be confirmed.


Inquiring by request numbers

If a request of borrowing from other organizations is registered, the request number is issued, which is uniquely attached for administration. Give the number to the library to inquire the request status.