[E-book] Notice of KinoDen Maintenance (2024/7/29) and bREADER Cloud Account Sign-in Method Change

 On 2024-07-09 (137 reads)

Service Outage due to System Maintenance

KinoDen(Kinokuniya Digital Library) service will be suspended due to its system maintenamce during the following period.
We appreciate your support and patience.

Schedule

  • 21:00 - 23:00 on Monday, 29 July 2024 (Japan Time, Max. 2 hours)

Suspended service

  • KinoDen Service
  • bREADER Cloud app

bREADER Cloud Account Sign-In Method Change

In order to enhance KinoDen's security, when signing in with your email address, we are replacing password entry with email link authentication.

[Before the change]

Enter your email address and password on the sign-in screen and sign in

[After the change]

Enter your email address on the sign-in screen→press "Send Email" and click the link in the email you receive to sign in

* The bREADER Cloud app will follow the same procedure when signing in with your email address.

Date of change

Monday, July 29, 2024, after 21:00 (as soon as the above maintenance is completed)


[E-Resources team, Kyoto University Main Library]
 

[Katsura Library]Special Exhibition : Engineering E-Book Exibition 2024

 On 2024-07-09 (171 reads)

 

Katsura Library is now holding "Engineering E-Book Exhibition 2024" in the reading area on the 1F.

It is not only paper books that you can read!
With online-accessible e-books,
・You can read the content at your own pace on your PC anytime!
・Your mobile devices, such as a smart phone or tablet, are also very handy for accessing the content during your spare time!

We are displaying introduction cards of e-Books, along with their cover photos.
Let's stop by and experience the convenience of e-Books!
(The North and South Libraries of Eng. are also showing some of e-Books.)

Katsura Library Website: https://www.t.kyoto-u.ac.jp/lib/ja/index.html

Engineering E-Book Exhibition Poster

The book list

We chose e-Books that are especially recommended to engineering students and faculty, among all e-Books Katsura Library purchased from 2022 to 2023.
The book list
(The displayed books will be changed throughout the exhibition period.)

How to use

Each card contains a link to KULINE.
You can scan it with your device to access the content.
Also, pick up any card on display at the library, and give it a try!       

The figure of How to use

You need to set up the authentication system on your device to read e-books.
 For details, please refer to the website below.
    Kyoto University Library Network: How to use e-resources

 

The exhibition view

Contact

Katsura Library
E-Mail: 090stosho[at]mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp
TEL: 075-383-2344

 

 

 

[Maintenance] Maruzen eBook Library (Apr. 26, 2024)

 On 2024-04-23 (334 reads)

Due to system maintenance, "Maruzen eBook Library" will be unavailable during the following period.
We appreciate your support and patience.

Date:

Friday, Apr. 26, 2024 Time: 7:00-9:00 (JST)


[E-Resources team, Kyoto University Main Library]
 

【eBook】Maruzen eBook Library User's Guide and Notes

 On 2024-04-18 (4688 reads)

Please read the following User's Guide and Notes before using the Maruzen eBook Library.

*Violation of the terms of use may result in restrictions on the use of the entire Kyoto University.

■User's Guide & Notes■

The following actions are prohibited.

  • Downloading more than the maximum number of pages displayed on the "Print/Save" screen.
  • Downloading more than the maximum number of pages in a single title by multiple persons jointly.
  • Using downloaded files for purposes other than the downloader's own research or study.
  • Sharing downloaded files within a laboratory, company, seminar, group, etc., or transferring, distributing, or redistributing them to a third party.
  • Reproducing or modifying the file in other media without the permission of the copyright holder.

For more information: https://elib.maruzen.co.jp/app/eguide/mel_manual.pdf (Japanese)


[posted: 2022-10-02]
[updated: 2023-3-29]
[updated: 2024-4-18]

 

【Library Network : for faculty members】Request for recommendations of eBooks for student use in first semester AY2024

 On 2024-01-29 (813 reads)

※Recommendation form was closed. Thank you for a lot of eBooks recommendations. (March 1, 2024)

The Kyoto University Library Network provides students with eBooks for lectures and their studies.

We would like to ask for your recommendations of eBooks that you think would be useful for students in first semester AY2024.

Persons eligible to make recommendations

All Kyoto University faculty members (Including part-time lecturers)

eBooks eligible for recommendation

・eBooks that will be used for liberal arts and sciences (ILAS) courses in AY 2024, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.

・eBooks that will be used in undergraduate courses in AY 2024, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.

・eBooks that would be useful for undergraduate students studying at home.

*We will purchase books listed in syllabus of ILAS course sequentially. If you need eBook version, please make recommendation from the recommendation form. Not limited to first semester lectures.

* We cannot purchase eBooks which are not sold to academic institutions. Please refer to the list of titles which are sold to academic institutions at the URL below:

https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/bulletin/1399613?lang=en#ref

eBooks ineligible for recommendation

・Complete works, journals (including back numbers), newspapers

・Study guide, workbooks, self-help books and books of hobbies and practical use

・eBooks that extra costs will be charged next year (ex: contract maintenance fee, platform usage fee) 

How to make a recommendation


Recommendation form was closed. Thank you for a lot of eBooks recommendations. Please use  the recommendation form.

*If you wish to recommend more than one, please enter the titles in order of priority.

 *eBooks purchased will generally only be accessible by one user at a time.

Deadline for recommendations

From January 29th, 2024 to February 29th, 2024.

*We will proceed with the purchase procedure in the order of recommendation acceptance in consideration of the budget situation.

Estimated date of availability

・eBooks will be available sequentially from mid-February. Please check KULINE of their availability.

*The recommender will be informed only in the case if the recommended eBooks will not be able to be purchased.

Contact

Acquisition and Cataloging Section, Kyoto University Library

Email: shiryoseibi660 [@] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

For reference

・Titles which are already owned by Kyoto University can be searched via KULINE.

・List of titles which are available to academic institutions

Titles are sorted by platform and classified by type. Please use the classifications to narrow down the lists. Some titles are provided in multiple platforms

*Please note that the files are large, so downloading them may require some time.

*Due to the large size of the files, they may not be viewable on some smartphones and tablets.

[Japanese books] (Excel, approx. 25MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the Maruzen eBook Library

・List2  Provided by the KinoDen

・Includes some non-Japanese books

[Non-Japanese books 1] 

(Excel, approx. 9.8MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the Brill, the Cambridge, the Oxford, the Taylor & Francis, the Wiley, the World Scientific(titles published after 2018 only)

[Non-Japanese books 2] 

(Excel, approx. 93MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the ProQuest eBook Central(titles published after 2018 only)

・Includes some Japanese books

・ All lists are last updated on July 2023.

・ Although the number of eBooks available to academic institutions is smaller than the number available to individuals, it still comprises a very large number of titles. The lists include only a partial selection of the eBooks that are available, so please do not hesitate to recommend eBooks that are not included in the lists, and we will check their availability.  

Your help and cooperation is greatly appreciated. Your recommendations help us to enhance our eBook collection, and will also be used as reference when requesting publishers to provide digital versions of their books.

 

[Ebook] Maintenance: Ebook Central (Jan. 7, 2024)

 On 2024-01-05 (1207 reads)

Ebook Central will be suspended due to its system maintenamce during the following period.
We appreciate your support and patience.

Schedule
between 12:00 and 16:00 on Sunday, 7 January 2024
Suspended service
Ebook Central

Database List "E"
https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/erdb?c=erdb_alpha_e&lang=en

Search results from KULINE (Kyoto University Library Catalog) with "Ebook Central" in the platform of the link to ebooks.

[E-Resources team, Kyoto University Main Library]
 

Maintenance: IEEE Xplore (Sep. 23)

 On 2023-09-20 (733 reads)

Due to system maintenance, IEEE Xplore will be  temporarily unavailable during the following period.
We appreciate your support and patience.

Date: Sep. 23 03:00 - Sep. 23 05:00, 2023 (JST)
Suspended service: IEEE Xplore

[E-Resources team, Kyoto University Main Library]

 

[YITP Library] [eBooks] Trial reading of 1,300 foreign books [Springer (Physics and Astronomy) Access and Select] Contract renewal (Sept.1,2023-Dec.31,2024)

 On 2023-09-04 (1337 reads)

Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics has been offering a trial reading service of Springer eBook Collectoins "Physics and Astronomy" since September 2022.
We have renewed the contract until the end of December 2024, and hope you will continue to use the service.
During the trial period, you will be able to try out about 1,300 eBooks on physics and astronomy for the latest four years.

After the trial period, a certain number of titles will be purchased by Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Trial reading period and trial reading target

Sept.14,2022 - Aug.31,2023 / Publications from 2019 to 2022  (trial reading period ends)

Sept.1,2023-Dec.31,2023 / Publication from 2020 to 2023 (trial reading period ends)

Jan.1,2024-Dec.31,2024 / Publication from 2021 to 2024   [Current]

List of titles

Title List (updated on 1/4/2024)

Click to download the list as of the updated date as an Excel file.
New publications will be added from time to time.
Please check the following "Access URL" for the latest information.

Access URL

Springer Nature Access & Select - Physics and Astronomy (Copyright Year 2021 – 2024)
https://link.springer.com/search?package=43715&facet-end-year=2024&facet-start-year=2021

How to use

1. Setting up the authentication system
If you have not yet set up the authentication system for e-journals and databases (bookmarklet [EJDB]), please follow the instructions below.
How to use e-resources

2. Access the following URL
https://link.springer.com/search?package=43715&facet-end-year=2024&facet-start-year=2021

3. Display the detail screen
If necessary, search using the search window at the top.
In addition to keyword search, you can also narrow down your search by title, author, etc.
Click on the title of a book, chapter, etc. to display the detail screen.

4. [Important] Click the bookmarklet on the detail screen.
Click the bookmarklet [EJDB] on the detail screen displayed in step 3, and the buttons [Download book PDF]  [Download book EPUB] will appear to make the full text available.

Contact:YITP Library
E-mail : yitplib[at]yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Replace [at] with @)

 

【Library Network : for faculty members】Request for recommendations of eBooks for student use in second semester AY2023

 On 2023-09-01 (1686 reads)

※Recommendation form was closed. Thank you for a lot of eBooks recommendations. (October 1, 2023)

The Kyoto University Library Network provides students with eBooks for lectures and their studies.

We would like to ask for your recommendations of eBooks that you think would be useful for students in second semester AY2023.

Persons eligible to make recommendations

All Kyoto University faculty members (Including part-time lecturers)

eBooks eligible for recommendation

・eBooks that will be used for liberal arts and sciences (ILAS) courses in AY 2023, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.

・eBooks that will be used in undergraduate courses in AY 2023, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.

・eBooks that would be useful for undergraduate students studying at home.

*We will purchase books listed in syllabus of ILAS course sequentially. If you need eBook version, please make recommendation from the recommendation form. Not limited to second semester lectures.

* We cannot purchase eBooks which are not sold to academic institutions. Please refer to the list of titles which are sold to academic institutions at the URL below:

https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/bulletin/1396417?lang=en#ref

eBooks ineligible for recommendation

・Complete works, journals (including back numbers), newspapers

・Study guide, workbooks, self-help books and books of hobbies and practical use

・eBooks that extra costs will be charged next year (ex: contract maintenance fee, platform usage fee) 

How to make a recommendation


Recommendation form was closed. Thank you for a lot of eBooks recommendations. Please use  the recommendation form.

*If you wish to recommend more than one, please enter the titles in order of priority.

 *eBooks purchased will generally only be accessible by one user at a time.

Deadline for recommendations

From September 1st, 2023 to September 30th, 2023.

*We will proceed with the purchase procedure in the order of recommendation acceptance in consideration of the budget situation.

Estimated date of availability

・eBooks will be available sequentially from mid-September. Please check KULINE of their availability.

*The recommender will be informed only in the case if the recommended eBooks will not be able to be purchased.

Contact

Acquisition and Cataloging Section, Kyoto University Library

Email: shiryoseibi660 [@] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

For reference

・Titles which are already owned by Kyoto University can be searched via KULINE.

・List of titles which are available to academic institutions

Titles are sorted by platform and classified by type. Please use the classifications to narrow down the lists. Some titles are provided in multiple platforms

*Please note that the files are large, so downloading them may require some time.

*Due to the large size of the files, they may not be viewable on some smartphones and tablets.

[Japanse books] (Excel, approx. 25MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the Maruzen eBook Library

・List2  Provided by the KinoDen

・Includes some non-Japanese books

[Non-Japanese books 1] 

(Excel, approx. 9.8MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the Brill, the Cambridge, the Oxford, the Taylor & Francis, the Wiley, the World Scientific(titles published after 2018 only)

[Non-Japanese books 2] 

(Excel, approx. 93MB)

On-campus access only

・List1  Provided by the ProQuest eBook Central(titles published after 2018 only)

・Includes some Japanese books

・ All lists are last updated on July 2023.

・ Although the number of eBooks available to academic institutions is smaller than the number available to individuals, it still comprises a very large number of titles. The lists include only a partial selection of the eBooks that are available, so please do not hesitate to recommend eBooks that are not included in the lists, and we will check their availability.  

Your help and cooperation is greatly appreciated. Your recommendations help us to enhance our eBook collection, and will also be used as reference when requesting publishers to provide digital versions of their books.

 

[Library Network] [Important] KULINE (KU Libraries Catalog) will be renewed in August 21, 2023

 On 2023-08-22 (11096 reads)

In August 21, 2023, we plan to renew KULINE, the Kyoto University library search system, in conjunction with the complete system update of the library system.

KULINE will stop updating data from August 11, so the lending status and other information will no longer be up to date, but you can still search the library.
It will be temporarily unavailable around 9:00 on August 21 due to switching to the new system.

Renewal Information

For specific details, please refer to the following announcements for each change:

Future Plans

We will strive to make our search system more user-friendly than ever, for example by supporting responsive design.
The screen structure is expected to be easier to read on a smartphone.
We hope you will continue to use KULINE.

 

[Kyoto University Library Network]