Library information

User's guide

Library hours

  • Faculty members and Ph.D.students / 24 hours (including weekends and holidays)
  • Other graduates and undergraduates / from 9:00am to 6:00pm (Mon. through Fri.)
  • Usage is possible during other hours with permission from a librarian or a faculty members of our department.
  • A security card or I.D. card for faculty members is required for entry.

Library access

  • Students and faculty members of Keio University
  • Emeritus professors and retired employees of Keio University
  • Visiting researchers
  • Visiting researchers should contact a librarian or faculty staff members.
  • External researchers can read books only inside the reading room. Please feel free to ask a librarian.

Checking out

To check out materials, you must present the items you want to check out along with your (student) ID card at the circulation desk.

The checkout periods and the number of items that may be checked out follows the rule of Information and Media Center for Science and Technology


Please return items at the circulation desk.

Books can be rturned even if the library is closed by placing them in the book drop by the entrance.(Non-book items like CDs and videos cannot be returned this way.)

There is fine of 10yen per book per day for overdue books.


To renew an item, log in to 「My Library」 or bring the item and your ID card ) to the circulation desk.

* KEIO-ID is required for using 「My Library」


You can reserve an item that is checked out.

You can make a reservation from 「My Library」 or bring the item's call number/BOOK-ID and your ID card to the circulation desk. When the item has been returned, you will be notified by email.

To cancel your reservations, ask to the circulation desk. You can not cancel items via「My Library」.


Other services

Other services are as follows

Some of the pages are in Japanese. Some services may be available only in the campus network.