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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: Jun. 7, 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.

Media Center is open to Keio University's current students, correspondence course students , staff, faculty, and Shonan Fujisawa High School students.

Alumni,  students of other Keio High Schools, Fujisawa City residents, and visitors including partnership universities, are not allowed.

[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)

Special Measures for the Circulation Service : Last updated: March 22, 2021

Overdue Fines
- Any overdue fines incurred before September 30, 2021 would be waived.
‐ The maximum length of the period capable of renewal depends on the item and the patron’s status.
- Do not attempt to return your loans when it is hard for you to go out, even if the books are overdue. Please ignore overdue notice emails that are generated and sent to you automatically.

‐ If you are finished with the items you have borrowed, or the items are reserved by someone else, we kindly ask you to return them as soon as possible. Returning by mail is welcome. Please note the shipping fee is on you.

■Requesting via KOSMOS
For the time being, the function will be available only to those affiliated with Keio University.

■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.

Accepted: From Monday, March 22 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
 *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.

■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