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COVID-19: Updates on library services & operations: Sci&Tec

Library Services During the COVID-19. Last updated: April 1, 2022

【Opening Hours】
Monday-Friday 8:45-21:30
    Saturday 8:45-20:00 
*Closed on Sundays and Holidays

It may change depending on the future situation.
Please check the library calendar for the latest information.

【Admission restrictions】
Open to Keio University faculty members, staffs, and students ONLY.

[For those who need an appointment]
-Alumni of Keio University (Holders of Year-Round Entry Pass/Library Membership Card for Alumni)
* For making an appointment, please use the web form, chooseing [理工/Sci&Tech] for "Send to".

[For those NOT permitted to enter the library]
-Visitors including the members of the partnership universities

For inquiries regarding the use of Library materials, please use the web form, chooseing [理工/Sci&Tech] for "Send to".  

【Service restrictions】
*Services available: Access to bookshelf, borrowing, returning, and copying
*For reading seats and PC area use:
   -Keio University faculty members, staffs, and students are allowed to use reading seats and PC area. 
*Interlibrary Loan :It may take longer to receive books or articles.
See also [Important Notice] Important Notices on COVID-19

Contact Information

Circulation Department, Media Center for Science & Technology


Circulation Service : Last updated: March 16, 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 Friday, September 30, 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 of 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.

Notice on the Book Drop : Media Center for Science & Technology

The book drop is for returning books while the library is closed. 

Please put your loans in the book drop before due dates. 

In case of overdue, we will send you an overdue fee notification.  Please visit us during the operating hours.

◆The following items must NOT be put in the book drop:
   - Fragile items likely to get damaged, such as semi-rare books, books bound in Japanese style, audio-visual materials and any other items in bad condition.
  - Items that have been required to return to the circulation counter when checking out.

◆The items returned through the book drop are collected and processed one by one.
     - It may take some time for the return to be reflected on your My Library.
  - Please note that notification emails about due dates may be sent to you automatically even if you have returned the items.
       The emails would no longer be sent as soon as the procedure is completed.