Before You Get Started
You need your Keio ID to sign in to KOSMOS. Keio ID is an account for Keio Single Sign-On System, generally known as keio.jp.
If you are eligible for borrowing but not for obtaining Keio ID, you may set a password to use My Library.
Here is how:
1. Click "Sign in" on the upper right of the top page, then enter your Keio ID/library card number and password.
You may also sign in from the pop-up which appears during search.
2. Enter your Keio ID/library card ID and password.
3. If you have a library card, and need to sign in to KOSMOS for the first time:
3-1. Click "Sign In" on the upper right of KOSMOS page, then click "Login with the library card number," then "Forget your password?"
3-2. Now you are navigated to "Reset Password" page. Enter your library ID, which is printed on your library card, then click "Send."
3-3. Soon after a confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address. Please follow the instructions written in the email to set a password.
Services Available When Signed In
Here are the online services you may use by signing in to KOSMOS.
Requesting, Renewal, Viewing Loans
Saving and Exporting the Search Results and Queries
You may save and export your search results and queries. You may also view your search history in the session. Please refer to Favorites' HELP for details. For your safety, make sure to sign out when finished.
In Order to Search Entire CollectionsMake sure to sign in to KOSMOS before starting a search. Some collections, including eResources licensed to Keio University, cannot be searched without signing in.
When signed-in, your session will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity.
You will receive the following warning prompt 60 seconds before timeout, and you may choose to extend your session or sign out. If you choose neither, you will be signed out.