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Research Guides

Collection Guidelines: Japanese: Related Local & Regional Collections

These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Japanese language and literatures collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus).

Cooperative Acquisitions

Collaborative Collection Management

Cooperative Collection Development Working Group: Communicate with other Japanese Collections in North America and exchange the collection trends and focus of each of these schools in order to avoid unnecessary duplicates within the continent.

Cooperative Loan Arrangements

§  University of Washington Libraries is a member of Global ILL Framework (GIF) program which allows our local users borrow resources from the member libraries in Japan.

§  National Diet Library's Inter-library Loan Service is another route that the University of Washington's affiliated users can loan items from Japan.

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