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COVID-19: Updates on library services & operations: SFC

Library hours and schedule will be changed as follows, considering the novel coronavirus outbreak. Last updated: Oct. 18, 2021

Here are the latest announcements from Keio University Libraries referring to the novel coronavirus outbreak. This web page is updated as things progress.

Services at SFC Media Center.     

[Opening hours]
Monday-Friday: 9:15am - 9:00pm Saturday: 9:15am - 7:00pm  (closed on Sundays and Holidays)
It may change depending on the future situation.

[For those NOT permitted to enter the library]
The following patrons are still unable to enter the campus, thus they remain unpermitted to enter the library. 
We will let you know on this web page if there are any changes.
-Alumni of Keio University(The issue of Year-Round Entry Pass for Alumni is still suspended
-Visitors including the members of the partnership universities

[For those who need an appointment]

You have to make reservations in advance to use AV Equipment, the AV Hall, the Video Shooting/Sound Recording Studio by the day before.

  Application Form (Japanese version only)

[Service restrictions]

The group study rooms and some study spaces are not available.

For the latest info on the library schedule, please refer to the library calendar  on our website.
See also [Important Notice] Pneumonia Associated with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Circulation Service : Last updated: January 27, 2022

Overdue Fines
The waiver of overdue fines is going to end on Monday, January 31, 2022.
Like before COVID-19, any overdue items will be subject to overdue fines from February 1, 2022.

■Returning Library Items by Mail
We accept returns by mail. Please keep in mind that the service is a special measure for corona virus outbreak, and is not available usually.

Must be sent: on or before Thursday, March 31, 2022
 *The items sent out on the very date are also subject to our special measures.

Sending Addresses and Contact Information of the Circulation Department of the Libraries:
Mita Media Center: 2-15-45 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8345 / 03-5427-1654 /
Hiyoshi Media Center: 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8521 / 045-566-1038 /
Kyoseikan Library: 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8521 / 045-564-2445/
Media Center for Science & Technology: 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8522 / 045-566-1477 /
Shinanomachi Media Center: 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582 / 03-5363-3725 /
Shonan Fujisawa Media Center: 5322 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882 / 0466-49-3429 /
Library of Nursing of Medical Care: 4411 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0883 / 0466-49-6204 /
Media Center for Pharmaceutical Sciences:1-5-30 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8512 / 03-5400-2679 /

*The shipping fee is on you. Keep in mind that you are responsible for any problems occuring during transit.
*Send your loans to the library of your home campus. The sending address is listed above.
*Pack the items with care to prevent any damage. We may ask you for replacement cost if the items get damaged during transit.
*Please contact the receiving library to let them know that the items will be coming, as well as the date of dispatch and the designated date of delivery.
*Make sure that the loans arrive at the library on or before the due dates. Return process will be carried out as soon as we receive them. We regard the "date of dispatch" as the date of return regardless of the actual arrival date.
*If you are late returning your overdue items by the date above, you will be required to pay fines. Please visit our counter to make payment.

■Membership Renewal for the Full Time Degree Students Staying at University for Another Academic Year
Usually the procedure is done in person at counter. We temporarily accept your application by email, not by phone.
  All you have to do is sending an email to the Circulation Department of your home library.
  Be sure to include the following:
  ①Student ID
  ②Full Name
  ③Current Affiliation
  ④Day Phone
  ⑤Reason for Membership Renewal *Choose one.
   Enrollment to a Keio University Graduate School
   Extension of Your Enrollment Period [Your membership may be extended until the end of April or October.]
   Attendance as a Non-Degree Student [Your membership may be extended until the end April or October.]
  *Be aware this is the membership renewal.
  We do NOT renew your active loans. Please extend your loan periods by yourself after renewing your membership.

Use of facilities : Shonan Fujisawa Media Center

Use of ​AV Hall, Video Shooting Studio, Sound Recording Studio

・We encourage you to utilize the remote services available as much as possible.
・We recommend short-term use with fewer persons.
・Wear a facemask. 
・Wash your hands often with soap and water. Soap and water are available in the toilets. 
・We open windows regularly for letting in some fresh air.
When Using AV Hall...
The maximum number of users is 24. Keep one seat between you and others. 
When Using Studios...
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer at the Information Desk in advance. 

Contact Information

Circulation Department, Shonan Fujisawa Media Center