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For Visitors

The Media Centers (libraries) are not open to the general public. However, a service to view materials in the collections is provided for persons affiliated with other universities and institutions through agreements on the mutual use of library facilities.

Persons affiliated with Waseda University or Hitotsubashi University

Agreements on the mutual use of library facilities have been concluded with Waseda University and Hitotsubashi University. Persons eligible for the mutual use of facilities are full-time faculty and staff members, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

Persons from Waseda University (agreement since 1986)

Admission procedures (viewing materials in the library)

The Mita, Hiyoshi, Med, Sci&Tech, SFC, and PHA Media Centers are accessible.
Full-time faculty and staff members: faculty/staff ID card
Professor Emeritus: professor emeritus ID card
Graduate and undergraduate students: student ID card
Part-time faculty and staff members: Letter of introduction *Please inquire at the Waseda University Library about issuing referral letters

*A letter of introduction from the Waseda University Library is required to use the Kyoseikan Library and Library of Nursing and Medical Care.
*For certain materials, it may be necessary to make an inquiry in advance through the Waseda University Library.

Loans

Only full-time faculty members and professors emeriti will be issued with a local library card (valid for duration of current academic year; renewals permitted) free of charge. Please bring your faculty/staff ID card or professor emeritus ID card and carry out the procedures at the main counter of the Mita Media Center.

Reproductions during library visits
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Self-service copying 10 yen per sheet 50 yen per sheet
Copying by library staff 30 yen per sheet 100 yen per sheet

*Only copying by library staff is available at the Shinanomachi Media Center
*Please apply at the counter when making reproductions at the Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Interlibrary loans

Requests for books and reproductions of materials at the Keio University Library can be made from the Waseda University Library. For details, please inquire at the Waseda University Library.

Persons from Hitotsubashi University (agreement since 2004; revised 2019)

Admission procedure(viewing materials in the library)

The Mita, Hiyoshi, Med, Sci&Tech, SFC, and PHA Media Centers are accessible.
Full-time faculty and staff members: faculty/staff ID card
Graduate and undergraduate students: student ID card
Part-time faculty and staff members: Letter of introduction *Please inquire at the Hitotsubashi University Library about issuing referral letters
*It may be necessary to inquire in advance through the Hitotsubashi University Library for materials classified as "Off-campus stack rooms" or "rare books."

Reproductions during library visits
Black and whiteColor
Self-service copying 10 yen per sheet 50 yen per sheet
Copying by library staff 55 yen per sheet 200 yen per sheet

*Only copying by library staff is available at the Shinanomachi Media Center
*Please apply at the counter when making reproductions at the Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Interlibrary loans

Requests for books and reproductions of materials at the Keio University Library can be made from the Hitotsubashi University Library. For details, please inquire at the Hitotsubashi University Library

Persons affiliated with other universities, members of the general public

Persons who want to use special materials held in the collections at Keio or materials not available at other libraries for research purposes can take advantage of the copying services or view materials in the library. Inquiries regarding materials can be made to the Media Centers through the library at your affiliated institution or through your local public library. We do not accept individual inquiries.
Electronic resources such as journals, books, and databases are not available.
Please prioritize use of the National Diet Library or public libraries when materials are available at these institutions. Persons under 18 are not permitted to enter the Keio libraries.
Inquiries

Persons permitted to use the facilities of one campus

Eligibility and the services available differ for each Media Center.
For details, please refer to the guidebook for each Media Center.