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[Main Library] The library hours will be extended from July 18.

 On 2020-08-06 (71412 reads)

The library hours will be extended from July 18 as follows:

  • Weekdays: 9:00 - 19:00
  • Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays: 10:00 - 18:00 (From 18 Jul. to 2 Aug.)
Please refer to the following website for details:
Kyoto University Library Network > Hours > Main Library
https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/pical?lang=en

The Main Library will resume the following restricted service on July 1.

Preventive measures required when visiting the Main Library (Jump to the end of this news. Read the notice before visiting the library.)

 

  1. Reading Room
    There is also a temporary study room available at the Clock Tower Centennial Hall.
    Please refer to this site for more details.
    Hours:
    • Weekdays: 9:00 - 19:00
    • Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays: 10:00 - 18:00 (From 18 Jul. to 2 Aug.)
    * Do not stay in the area for more than two hours.
    * Do not use seats with a note “UNAVAILABLE.”
    * The reading rooms on the 3rd floor are closed.
  2. Study Room 24
    There is also a temporary study room available at the Clock Tower Centennial Hall.
    Please refer to this site for more details.
    Hours:
    • Weekdays: 9:00 - 19:00
    • Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays: 10:00 - 18:00 (From 18 Jul. to 2 Aug.)
    * Do not stay in the area for more than two hours.
    * Do not use seats with a note “UNAVAILABLE.”
    * Nagomi is closed.
  3. Borrowing of the Main Library's items

    *As for the book delivery service, please refer to the following website:
    [Main Library] Book delivery service for KU members
    https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/bulletin/1385946?lang=en

    • Hours
      • Weekdays: 9:00 - 19:00
             Open shelves: 9:00 - 19:00
             Stack rooms: 9:00 - 18:00
      • Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays: 10:00 - 18:00 (From 18 Jul. to 2 Aug.)
             Open shelves: 10:00 - 18:00
             Stack rooms: 10:00 - 17:00

      Learning Commons and all the areas on the 3rd floor are not available.
    • How to borrow library items
      • Users can access shelves on the 1st and 2nd floors and in stack rooms of basements and take library items to borrow them by a self-borrowing machine on the 1st floor.
        Please find library items to borrow by searching Kyoto University's OPAC KULINE before visiting the library, in order to make the visit to the library as short as possible. (See How to use KULINE in English.)
      • The numbers of items users can borrow, the borrowing periods and the times to extend the periods are as follows.
        Type of items

        Borrowing period

        Number of items

        Times to extend the period

        Items from the open shelves

        2 weeks

        Up to 10 (increased from 5 of the normal rule)

        Up to 5 times

        Items from the stack rooms

        1 month

        Students: up to 10
        Faculty: up to 30

        Up to 2 times

        Journals

        2 weeks

        Up to 5

        Up to 5 times

        books bound in traditional Japanese stylesUnavailable
      • Users can extend the borrowing period through MyKULINE to up to three months (five times for items from open shelves, twice for items from stack rooms and five times for journals), unless other users have reserved them.
      • Return library items to the book drop next to the main entrance. If you need to get items immediately processed, please use a self-returning machine on the 1st floor.
      • Users can also return the Main Library's items by postal mail or other delivery services. Items borrowed from libraries other than the Main Library are excluded.
        Sending Address: User Support Division, Kyoto University Main Library
        Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
        TEL 075-753-2632
        - Pack library items appropriately so that they are not damaged in transit.
        - Specify on the package that library items are inside.
        - Users are to pay the delivery fee.
        - Keep the copy of the delivery invoice in case of accidents.
  4. Microfilm readers
    Hours: 9:00-12:00, 13:00-16:45 weekdays
    * Do not use a reader for more than two hours.
    * Application is required at the service counter.
    * Wash and disinfect your hands before using a reader.
  5. Borrowing and document delivery service from KU libraries other than the Main Library
    • Please understand that your application may take more time to be processed than usual or even be canceled, because many libraries are now closed responding to the declaration of the state of emergency.
    • You can pick up delivered items at the Main Library's service counter.
    • Return items borrowed from KU libraries other than the Main Library at the Main Library’s service counter.
  6. Borrowing and document delivery service from libraries outside Kyoto University
    • The same rules as the above 2. apply.
    • Return items borrowed from libraries outside Kyoto University at the Main Library’s service counter.
  7. NDL’s digitized contents and historical recordings collection transmission service
    Hours: 9:00-11:45, 13:00-16:45 weekdays
    * Do not use the service for more than two hours.
    * Application is required at the service counter.
    * Wash and disinfect your hands before using a reader.
    * When using NDL’s historical recordings collection transmission service, bring your own headphone.
    * Please refer to this site for more details.
  8. Registration of library user cards
    Library user cards will be issued to Kyoto University members who are not issued with student/faculty/staff IC cards that also work as library user cards. Some types of IC cards may need to be registered as library user cards. Please refer to the following website for details:
    Kyoto University Library Network > Service > Service Guide
    https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/service/12705?lang=en#use
  9. Registration of MyKULINE accounts
    Users can apply for online services such as reservation for library items, borrowing period extension and document delivery through MyKULINE. Please refer to the following website for details:
    Kyoto University Library Network > Service > Guide to Kyoto University Library Network Online Services
    https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/service/12718?lang=en

We are also accepting registration of library user cards and MyKULINE accounts via email from May 8 until further notice. Please send the following application form and a photo of your ID card that shows the period of your affiliation with the university (eg. student/faculty IC card, working conditions notice, etc.) to application660[at]mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace [at] with @).
Kyoto University Library Card Registration Form
MyKULINE Registration Form
・Kyoto University Library > Service > Library Application Forms
 https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/mainlib/service/applications

Preventive Measures Required When Visiting the Main Library
In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, please continue to act carefully.
- Avoid using public transportation during peak hours.
- Wear a mask.
- Keep a social distance from other users and avoid long face-to-face conversations.
- Leave the library immediately after borrowing library items.
- Users might be required to wait outside the library when there are already many people inside.

User Support Division

 

 

[Library Network] Study Room available at the Clock Tower Centennial Hall

 On 2020-08-06 (4011 reads)

The International Conference Halls at the Clock Tower Centennial Hall have become available for students to self-study in, with utmost precaution against COVID-19. This is a temporary measure to secure a place for students who come to the campus for in-person classes or examinations.

PlaceInternational Conference Halls I, II and III (all connected to one large room), Clock Tower Centennial Hall
PeriodWednesday, July 1 – Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time9:00 – 17:00 weekdays
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and the university holidays
Eligible UsersUndergraduate students, graduate students and other students of Kyoto University
CapacityUp to 100 people


In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, please be aware of the following points when using the study room.

  • Bring your student ID with you. (Student ID is required to enter the room.)
  • Make sure that you wear a face mask or a face guard.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the study room.
  • Do not eat or drink in the study room.
  • Do not have a conversation with other users in the study room.
  • The purpose of using the study room is limited to self-study between classes or other necessary campus activities.
  • Do not stay in the study room for more than two hours.


The study room might be closed depending on the situations of the infection.
Wi-Fi (KUINS-Air) is available. / Electrical outlets are NOT available.

 

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ref: Notice: novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures
https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/safety/documents/200624_1.pdf

[User Support Division, Main Library]

 

 

【文学研究科図書館】【重要】新型コロナウイルス感染拡大防止・開館時間の変更 (8/17~8/31)

 On 2020-08-06 (40 reads)

Sorry, this entry is only available in Japanese.

 

【Main Library】【Learning Support Desk】 July 13th - 22th "Online Report Workshop:Report, LaTeX, Document Management"

 On 2020-08-06 (1473 reads)

Online workshops by Staffs from Learning Support Desk will start.

Workshop topics include "How to write a report", "How to collect and manage document", and "Basics of LaTeX" and more.
The workshops will be held in Japanese, but you can also ask questionsin English.

Please click the link to make reservation.
Reservation Form

 

8/5 updated [Library Network]The change of service measures to prevent spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 On 2020-08-05 (64221 reads)

The following libraries change some service measures to prevent spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) .

The latest information is provided at the link.

PlaceMeasuresPeriod
Study Room (Clock Tower Centennial Hall)Open [details]Jul. 1(Wed) 2020 ~ Aug. 19(Wed)

 

LibraryMeasuresPeriod
Main LibraryService restrictions [details]

May. 8(Fri) 2020 ~ undecided
Jul. 16(Thu) 2020 update

Uji LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) ~ undecided
Yoshida South LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Jul. 16(Thu) 2020 update
The Library of the Graduate School of Letters and Faculty of Letters / lajService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Graduate School of Education and Faculty of Education LibraryService restrictions [details]Jul. 2(Thu) 2020 ~ undecided
Faculty of Law LibraryService restrictions [details]May. 27(Wed) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of EconomicsService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Economic Research Office, Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of EconomicsService restrictions [details]Apr. 6(Mon)2020 ~ undecided
The Faculty of Science Common LibraryClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Apr. 14(Tue) 2020 ~ undecided
Division of Mathematics and Mathematical Analysis, Mathematics Library, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Apr. 14(Tue) 2020 ~ undecided
Division of Physics and Astronomy , Physics Library, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Apr. 25(Sat) 2020 ~ undecided
Division of Physics and Astronomy, Astronomy Library, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceOnly members can enter [details]Aug. 4(Tue) 2020 ~ undecided
Earth and Planetary Sciences Library, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceOnly members can enter [details]Apr. 13(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Division of Chemistry , Chemistry Library, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceClosed[details]Mar. 9(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Division of Biological Sciences, Library of Biological Science, Graduate School / Faculty of ScienceOnly members can enter[details]Apr. 1(Wed) 2020 ~ undecided
The Medical LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 22(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Human Health Sciences, Faculty of MedicineService restrictions [details]Jun. 25(Thu) 2020 ~ undecided
The Library of Graduate School / Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesService Ristrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Katsura Library / Engineering LibrariesService restrictions [details]Apr. 1(Wed) 2020 ~ undecided
Graduate School of Education and Faculty of Agriculture LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 22(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Division of Natural Resource EconomicsService restrictions (Closed while the state of emergency declared)[details]Apr. 17(Fri) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of the Institute for Research in HumanitiesService restrictions [details]Jun. 11(Thu) 2020 ~ undecided
Center for Informatics in East Asian Studies, Institute for Research in HumanitiesReservation Only [details]Jun. 8(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library, Graduate School of Energy ScienceService restrictions [details]Jun. 8(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Graduate School of Informatics LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 25(Thu) 2020 ~ undecided
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 29(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Environment Preservation CenterClosed [details]Apr. 2(Thu) 2020 ~ undecided
The Library of the Yukawa Institute for Theoretical PhysicsService restrictions [details]Aug. 3(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
The Library of Research Institute for Mathematical SciencesOpen [details]Jun. 22(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Institute of Economic ResearchService restrictions [details]Jul. 13(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (Africa)Change of opening hours [details]Aug. 3(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (Asia)Open [details]Jul. 1(Wed) 2020 ~
Library of Center for Southeast Asian StudiesOpen [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~
Library, Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear ScienceChange of opening hours[details]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Primate Research Institute LibraryClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Aug. 1(Sat) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Center for Ecological ResearchOpenMay. 25(Mon) 2020 ~
Seto Marine Biological Laboratory Field Science Education and Research CenterService Ristrictions [details]Apr. 20(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided