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[Library Network] Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive: When reusing the image of Amabie...

 On 2020-07-13 (94 reads)

We are amazed by the popularity of our Amabie image and users’ creativity! Open Access data are valuable common property available to anybody. Look into the details you need to know when reusing the data. We sincerely ask for your kind cooperation so that everybody, whether those creating something new or those just seeing the resulting work, can feel good!

▼When reusing the image of Amabie...

Amabie

 

 

【Yoshida-South Library】Reopening of YSL (from July 16th)

 On 2020-07-10 (349 reads)

Sorry this news is Japanese only.

 

[Maintenance]JapanKnowledge (Aug 23)

 On 2020-07-10 (227 reads)

Due to network system maintenance, All JapanKnowledge Services will be unavailable during the following period.
We appreciate your support and patience.

Date: Sunday, Aug 23, 2020 Time: 9:00-18:00 (JST)

Suspended service: All JapanKnowledge Services (JapanKnowledge Lib, JK Select contents and JKBooks)

[Main Library Academic Support Section]

 

7/9 updated [Library Network]The change of service measures to prevent spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 On 2020-07-09 (58209 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. 1(Wed) 2020 update

Uji LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) ~ undecided
Yoshida South LibraryClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Apr. 10(Fri) 2020 ~ undecided
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 ScienceOpen [details]Jun. 10(Wed) 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]Jun. 1(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
The Library of Research Institute for Mathematical SciencesOpen [details]Jun. 22(Mon) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of Institute of Economic ResearchClosed (Service restrictions) [details]Apr. 10(Fri) 2020 ~ undecided
Library of the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (Africa)Open [details]Jul. 1(Wed)2020 ~
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 LibraryService restrictions [details]Jun. 1(Mon) 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
 

【Katsura Library】Library Calendar of July-August 2020

 On 2020-07-09 (228 reads)

Katsura Library will open temporarily as follows (KU member only).

・July 23-25、August 1, 8, 13-15(open hour : 9:00-17:00)

※Some areas will be closed.
※Admission may be restricted depending on the number of visitors.
※We close as usual on Sundays.

Katsura Library Calendar

 

Katsura Library Calendar 202007-08

Contact:

Katsura Library
E-Mail: 090stosho at mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp
TEL: 075-383-3571

 

[Library Network] KULINE's and Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive's metadata now searchable through NDL Search

 On 2020-07-06 (487 reads)

Starting July 6, KULINE's and Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive's metadata are searchable through NDL Search, which search result directly brings you to the Digital Archive site to see our images.

NDL Search and Kyoto University OPAC KULINE (rare books) have been linked to each other, making rare books' metadata in KULINE searchable through NDL Search. NDL Search's search result includes the URLs of rare books that have been digitized and made open access in Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive, which directly brings you to the Digital Archive site to see our images.

NDL Search result


We hope you will frequently visit the Digital Archive site and use the images!

 

 

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

 On 2020-07-06 (924 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

 

7/2 updated [Library Network] Expanded access to e-resources during the COVID-19 outbreak

 On 2020-07-02 (11871 reads)

The following publishers have expanded access to their e-resources to assist students, faculty and researchers, as social distancing is advised to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Please refer to each publisher's website for details.

PublisherAccessPeriod
AAAS[5/1up]Content Free to Access (COVID-19 on Science and allied journals)[details]-
American Economic Association[5/1up]Content Free to Access (all contents)[details]until June 30
Aug 31 [extended]
American Physiological SocietyContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
CASExpanded access to SciFinder from off-campus (ID/password required) until June 15
Oct 18 [extended]  
De GruyterFree access to approximately 75,000 textbooks(1650-2016) from De Gruyter
and partner publishers sequentially (requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)[details]
 until June 30
July 31 [extended]
 
ElsevierContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
Guilford PressContent Free to Access (all contents)[details]until July 31
IEEEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
JoVEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
JSTORContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and public health)[details]until June 30
Dec 31 [extended]
KinoDen [5/15up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to some of the subscribed e-books up to 50[details]until July 31
Maruzen eBook Library [4/17up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to some of the subscribed e-books to 50[details]until July 31
Mary Ann Liebert[5/1up]Content Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
Microbiology SocietyContent Free to Access (all contents)[details]-
New England Journal of MedicineContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and clinical education)[details]-
Oxford University PressContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-

Oxford University Press [4/17up]

Content Free to Access (eBooks, Review Articles, etc.) as follows
(requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO)
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) *until June 13
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs)
Very Short Introductions. (VSI)
Oxford Quick Reference *until July 31

until July 13
Project MUSEExpanded access to content [details]-
Royal SocietyContent Free to Access (all contents) [details]-
SAGEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
SIAMContent Free to Access (Epidemiology)[details]-
SpringerNatureContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
SpringerNatureContent Free to Access (500+ textbooks)[details]until July 31
Taylor & FrancisContent Free to Access (COVID-19) [details]-
Taylor & Francis [4/17up]Free Access to Taylor & Francis eBooks except some
(requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
until July 12
University of Chicago PressContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and some journals as below)[details]

Bulletin American Schools Oriental Research / Classical Philology / Ethics / History of Religions / International Journal of American Linguistics / Isis / Journal of Cuneiform Studies / Journal of Labor Economics / Journal of Law & Economics / Journal of Legal Studies / Journal of Modern History / Journal of Near Eastern Studies / Journal of Religion / Philosophy of Science / The Journal of Geology / The Library Quarterly
-
WileyContent Free to Access (COVID-19) [details]-
Wiley [5/25up]

Archive Collections free to access as follows (requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
・Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
・The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
・The Royal College of Physicians

You can search across HERE.
(In addition, you can use "The New York Academy of Sciences" as the subscribed database.)

until June 30
Zassaku Plus [6/17up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to Zasshi Kiji Sakuin Shusei (Zassaku Plus) (1→3) until Mar 31, 2021
Nikkei BP[4/30up]Expanded access to Nikkei BP Kiji Kensaku Service (Academic Edition) from off-campus (e-journal plug-in required)
*There is an annual limit on the number of articles to be downloaded. Please read only what you need.
-
NetAdvanceExpanding Simultaneous Access to JapanKnowledge Lib to 50 until May 31
July 31 [extended]  

 

The followings have expired.

PublisherAccessPeriod
Annual ReviewsContent Free to Access (all contents)[details] until April 30
June 30

[expired]
Association for Computing Machinery [4/17up]Free Access to ACM Digital Library (all contents)[details]until June 30[expired]  
Cambridge University Press[5/1up]Content Free to Access (700+ textbooks (Online View only) and COVID-19) on Cambridge Core [details] until May 31[expired]  
EBSCOUnlimited Access to EBSCO eBooks[details]until June 30[expired]
EBSCOUnlimited Access to the following databases:
Philosopher's Index with Full Text / CINAHL / EconLit with Full Text
until June 30[expired]
Geological Society of AmericaContent Free to Access (all e-books on GeoScienceWorld)[details]until June 30[expired]
ProQuestUnlimited Access to Ebook Central [details]until Mid June[expired]
Wolters Kluwer [4/23up]Providing Guest Passes for UpToDate access (individual sign-up required)[details]until May 31 [expired]
Asahi Shimbun Company [4/23up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to Kikuzo II (3→53) until May 31
June 30[expired]

*Posted: 24 Mar 2020 

[Kyoto University Library Electronic Resources Team]

 

[Katsura Library & Libraries of Faculty of Engineering (Yoshida)] Place a Hold Service

 On 2020-07-01 (518 reads)

 Katsura Library and Libraries of Faculty of Engineering (Yoshida) have started to place a hold service for KU members.

    [Application process]
   Users can apply for the service through MyKULINE.
   Please refer to the following.

  1. Search KULINE and click the “Reserve” button and login to MyKULINE.
     *You can reserve items which is NOT "on loan" if the “Reserve” button is attached on it.
  2. On the “Request Confirmation”, if the request details are correct, click the “Submit”.
      *Although the system shows as if the receiving place is the holding library, the actual receiving place is Katsura Library or the Library of Architecture in Yoshida campus.
      *If you want to deliver the Katsura Library items to Yoshida campus, please input "Receive at Yoshida campus" in "Note" field. If you want to deliver the items in 5 Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus to Katsura Library, please input "Receive at Katsura Library" in "Note" field.
  3. If you are notified by the library your reserved item is available, please come and pick it up.
      *You can pick up the item at the Library of Architecture(Yoshida) from 13:00 to 16:00.

[Notice]

  • This service is only for Kyoto University members.
  • This is a temporary service to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
  • 5 Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus are closed now. The Library of Architecture is open only as a delivery counter. The reading room and stacks are not available.
  • For the convenience of the system, we check them out before the delivery. The delivery period is included in the loan period.
  • If you want to extend the loan period, you can renew the due date through MyKULINE unless other users have reserved them. The times to extend the period are increased from the normal rule.
  • For return please come to Katsura Library or use the return boxes. Return boxes are placed at Katsura Library and Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus except Electrical and Electronic Engineering Library. You can also return them by postal mail or other delivery services. (Users are to pay the delivery fee.)
  • If you want to receive at other than Katsura Library or the Library of Architecture(Yoshida), please make a Loan request (ILL) as before.
  • If you want to place a hold request for the items without the "Reserve" button,send an e-mail to the below address.
            090stosho[atmarc]mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp.
    State "Request for placing hold" in the subject and write your name, student ID, title, volume number and material ID in the mail body.

         Go to "Place a Hold Service" page for details.

 

[For faculty members]E-Book Purchase Request Form for Student use

 On 2020-07-01 (2144 reads)

Because of the prevention of the spread of COVID-19, students have to take classes online and have to learn at home. For that reason, Kyoto University Library Network carries out urgent e-book purchases to make students’ learning more effectively. Please request e-books which are thought to be necessary for students.

 

  • Eligible Applicants
    • Faculty members in Kyoto University (Including part-time lecturers)
  • E-books You Can Request
    • E-books which you are planning to use in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ILAS) courses of AY 2020.
    • E-books which are thought to be useful when undergraduate students learn at home.
  • Application Period
    • finished. By 10th July, 2020 By 30th June, 2020
  • Notice
    • Price (excluding tax): Total 10,000 yen per person
    • We may not be able to purchase e-books :
      • Extra costs will be charged next year (ex: contract maintenance fee, platform usage fee)
      • Due to the limitation on budget
    • We preferentially purchase e-books which are planned to be used in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ILAS) courses.
  • How to request
    • Please apply from the application form at the URL below
      https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/form/1385758?lang=en


[Kyoto University Library, Acquisition and Cataloging Section]