Keio University Mita Media Center

Loan Services

Book Loans

Present your student ID,Keio University ID Card or library card and the book you wish to check out at the counter.

New Building: Main Counter
Old Building: Service Counter
South Building: B3F Counter
 

Regulations

  No. of Books Loan Period
Undergraduates
No limit
Japanese/Chinese/Korean books: 14 days
Other languages: 30 days
Graduate students
No limit
Japanese/Chinese/Korean books: 30 days
Other languages: 30 days
Faculty, Staff
No limit
Japanese/Chinese/Korean books: 90 days
Other languages: 90 days

The following publications may not be taken out:

  • Reference books
  • Course Reserve Books
  • Oversized books
  • Periodicals (including magazines, newspapers, statistical publications and yearbooks)
  • Statutes, law reports, and legislative materials
  • Audio-visual materials (except music CDs)
  • Microforms

By other materials loan periods and loan conditions are different.
 

Returns

Bring the book you wish to return at the counter.

New Building: Main Counter
Old Building: Service Counter
South Building : B3F Counter

Return Anywhere Services

Books could be returned to any of the three Circulation counters (New, Old and South Building) despite the place of check out.

You can also return them in the other Media Centers. when you check materials out, the staff will inform you if they must be returned to the same location.

Overdue Penalties

There is a fine of 10 yen per book per day overdue.
Overdue penalties still apply while the Media Center is closed.

 

Renewals

If you want to use the borrowed book continuously, it can be renewed.
Undergraduate and graduate students being able to do renew is up to twice.

Procedure

  • Via the KOSMOS My Library
  • At the counter
    Present your student ID or library card and the books you wish to renew at the counter.
       New Building:   1F Main Counter
       Old Building:     3F Service Counter
       South Building: B3F Counter
    Books could be renewed at any of the three Circulation counters (New, Old and South Building).

Regulations

The following books cannot be renewed:

- Books that are overdue
- Books that have been reserved by someone else
- Music CDs

The loan period for a renewed book is the same as its initial loan period, counting from the day of renewal.
 

Reserving Books Currently on Loan

If you want a book that is currently out on loan, it can be reserved for you.

Procedure

  • Via the KOSMOS My Library (in Japanese)
  • Online Request
    please complete Reserve & Inter-campus Delivery(Books) and press the submit button.
  • At counter
    Check KOSMOS and copy down the call number or Book ID of the book you wish to reserve. Bring this information to the ILL section of the Main Counter in the New Building.

Notice of Book Arrival

  • As soon as the book is returned, you will be noticed by e-mail , if your e-mail address is registered at the Library.
  • A notice will be posted on the bulletin board by the Counter if you have not registered at the Library.

Picking Up Your Book

Books will be held at the following counters of building.
     New Building:   1F Main Counter (the book is arranged in the New or Old building)
     South Building: B3F Counter (the book is arranged in the South building)

All books from other campuses will be held at the Main Counter in the New Building.

Reserve Period

Books remain reserved for 7 days after the posting of the notice.