keio

For Visitors

Our libraries are not open to the general public. However, the patrons from our partnership university libraries are allowed to visit and use our collections.

Persons affiliated with Waseda University or Hitotsubashi University

Keio University Libraries have signed partnership agreement with Waseda and Hitotsubashi University Libraries. Full-time faculty members, staff members, and graduate&undergraduate students are eligible for the mutual use of the library facilities and collections of each university.

For the Members of Waseda University; partnership agreement since 1986

Requirements for Entering the Library *just for viewing and photocopying library items

Accessible Libraries: Mita, Hiyoshi, Shinanomachi, Sci&Tech, Shonan Fujisawa, and Pharmeceutical Sci
Full-Time Faculty and Staff Member: A faculty/staff ID card
Professors Emeritus: A professor emeritus ID card
Graduate and Undergraduate Student: A student ID card
Part-time faculty and staff members: A letter of introduction *Request a letter in advance from Waseda Uiversity Library.

*A letter of introduction issued by Waseda University Library is required to use Kyoseikan Library and Library of Nursing and Medical Care.
*Although most of our collections are freely accessible, there are some exceptions. In order to use library items that are not handled with general rules, make an inquiry in advance through your home library.

Loans

If you are either a full-time faculty member, or a professor emeritus, you may ask for a library card to be issued for free. The card enables you to borrow library items at Waseda University. All you need is your faculty/staff ID card or professor emeritus ID card. Just bring it to the Main Counter of Mita Media Center.

Photocopying
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Self-Service Photocopying 10 yen per sheet 50 yen per sheet
Photocopying by Staff 30 yen per sheet 100 yen per sheet

*Be aware that no self-service photocopying is provided at Shianomachi Media Center; only photocopying by staff is available.
*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
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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.