Digital images of the Main Library of Kyoto University freely reusable
Digital images of the materials held by the Main Library of Kyoto University publicized on the Internet are freely reusable starting December 1, 2017. No application or fee is required.
Kyoto University has made a partial amendment to its rules on the duplication of library materials, in order to promote the use of the digital images created from our rare materials and publicized on the Internet as part of the Open Access Promotion Project. As a result of this revision of the rules, the digital images of materials held by the Main Library of Kyoto University publicized on the Internet are reusable without application or fee. Please refer to "Guide for Content Reuse" of Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive for detail.
Many of the rare materials held by Kyoto University are used in publications or broadcasting. For example, Newe Zeyttung auss der Insel Japonien and Kunijo Kabuki Ekotoba are cited in textbooks for students. Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive publicizes the digital images of over 3,700 titles of primary sources as of December 1.
Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive