Preventive Measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

[Last Update : 2021/06/22]

<Information added on March 24, 2021>
From April 5, 2021, the opening hours and services will be as follows.
Please note the following precautions when using the materials to prevent the spread of infection.
<Added on April 22>
In order to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and maintain the research environment of the library, the use of outsiders is limited to “Those who have a book search permit in the library and those who are eligible for new issuance”.
<Added on June 22>
We will restart accepting the use of outsiders by appointment.
② Those who have a library card such as a graduate card, ③ Other general people,  who you are also available.

1. The opening hours of the library and study room (for undergraduate
students only) are as follows.
( For regular closed days, please check the opening schedule.)
Mon.-Fri.: 9: 00-20: 00
Saturday: 9: 00-17: 00

2. Limited reading seats are available.
Avoid long-term use, please be considerate of others when seated.

3. We accept reservations for outsiders from 9:00 to 16:00 on weekdays.
Not available to those without a reservation.
Maximum stay time is 2 hours.

①Those who have a book search permit in the library and those who are eligible for new issuance
Please let us know in advance the date and time of your visit
(Mon.-Fri. 10: 00-16: 00).
[The library search permit is limited to graduates of the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University. Outsiders cannot apply.]
② Those who have a library card such as a graduate card
Please let us know in advance the date and time of your visit
(Mon.-Fri. 10: 00-16: 00).
③ Other general people
Please contact us in advance through the library of your university / institution or public library.

[Contact / Inquiries]
E-mail: lawlib_eturan@mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

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<Information added on Oct 2, 2020>

Law Library will take the following measures from Oct 5, 2020 until further notice, in order to prevent the spread of the infectious disease and maintain the study environment in the library.

1. The Library will be closed on Saturdays. The opening hours of the Library will be shortened to from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.

2. The seat in the library room is available.

3. The Study Room will be closed on Saturdays. The opening hours of the Study Room will be shortened to from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.

4. Admission to the library is limited to Kyoto University members only. When you came to the library room, please fill in your name and college register number.

<Information added on May 26, 2020>

Law Library will take the following measures from May 27, 2020 until further notice, in order to prevent the spread of the infectious disease and maintain the study environment in the library.

1. The Library will be closed on Saturdays. The opening hours of the Library will be shortened to from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.

2. Admission to the library is limited to Kyoto University members only.

3. The Study Room will be closed.

4. The seat in the library room is not available.

5. When you came to the library room, please fill in your name and college register number.

6. Rare materials service suspension
The Library suspends the use of all the materials stored in the rare materials storage and the materials in the stack rooms at the Central Bldg (location:’Deposit’)
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<Information added on April 13, 2020>

Responding to the rising concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus infections,
the Library will be closed for the time being.

<Information added on April 2, 2020>

Responding to the rising concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus infections, Law Library will take the following measures from Friday, April 3, 2020 until further notice, in order to prevent the spread of the infectious disease and maintain the study environment in the library.

1. The Library will be closed on Saturdays. Starting Monday, April 6, 2020, the opening hours of the Library will be shortened to from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.

2. Admission to the library is limited to Kyoto University members only.

3. The Study Room will be closed.

4. The seat in the library room is not available.

5. When you came to the library room, please fill in your name and college register number.

6. The time to extend the borrowing period will be increased.
The undergraduate student can extend the borrowing period 4 times for items from the stacks and the‘Government’section, unless they are reserved by other users.

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<Information added on March 27, 2020>

In order to prevent COVID-19 from spreading within the facilities,
Faculty of Law Library implements the following measures.

1:Those suspected to be infected are not admitted to the library. ( 3/9 – )
We also ask those with symptoms typically caused by COVID-19 to refrain from visiting the library.
The symptoms include fever, cough, sneezing and fatigue.

2:Rare materials service suspension ( 3/27 – )
The Library suspends the use of all the materials stored in the rare materials storage and the materials in the stack rooms at the Central Bldg (location:’Deposit’)

<Update:2021/04/22>