Library Guidance

Tips for how to use library, how to search materials, and links to useful library services

How to use library

Library virtual tour

Use library materials

Search for library materials

You can search GRIPS library materials with online catalogue (OPAC).

Home delivery service for library books and materials (Until October 31, 2023)

You can apply delivery of library books and photocopy of the library materials to your home.


You can renew library items, request book-loans or photocopies of articles not available at the GRIPS Library (ILL service), or request a book purchase by the GRIPS Library online via MyLibrary.
*Book Purchase Request is students only.

*Please be sure that Home delivery service, MyLibrary (including ILL service, book purchase request) are only available within Japan.

Online contents available off-campus

Off-campus access to GRIPS’ subscribed online-resources (EZproxy service)

You can use most of GRIPS’ subscribed online-resources (e-journals, e-books, and online databases) from outside GRIPS, or on campus with your own PC, connecting via GRIPS campus Wi-Fi. This will require user authentication by EZproxy.

How to use databases

Please see Online Resources.
You can find links to manuals in “Info” categories of some major databases.

Textbook List

Textbook list for current term courses.

How to search materials