General Guide for KPUM users

General Guide for Non-KPUM users, click here
Open Hours
 
Main Library
Hanazono Library
Regular Period Weekday
 XFOO-QPFOO
  XFOO-PVFOO
Saturday
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Closed
Seasonal Holiday Periods
(SummerF7.15-9.10)
(WinterF12.20-1.10)
(SpringF3.10-4.7)
Weekday
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Closed
Saturday
POFOO-PWFOO
Closed

Closed Days
ESundays
EHolidays based upon the legislation that establishes National Holidays

EBetween December 28th and January 4th of the following year

EApart from the above, Library can close on a temporary basis (to be posted in advance)

To borrow materials such as books, journals. etc. out of Library
Kind of Items Borrowing Limit
in number
Loan Period Extension of Borrowing Period
  Books
Within 5 volumes
Within 2 weeks
Possible(Once only)

Journals

Back-number 
Within 10 volumes
Within 1 week
Impossible
   New Arrival 
Within 10 volumes 
Within 2 days

Impossible

 Audio Visual Software
Within 5 pieces
Within 1 week
Impossible
  • Reservation---- You can make reservation of materials that are borrowed by someone else. We will inform you as soon as they are returned.
  • Renewal ----For books, you can extend borrowing period only once, so long as borrowing period has not expired and no reservation has been made by another user.
Hours of Using Services, Equipment and Facility (Main Library)
 Service Content Monday-Friday Saturday Remarks
 Reading Books and Journals, etc.
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POFOO-PWFOO
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iReading Rare Booksj
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POFOO-PVFOO
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Reference (Reference Research)
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Information Online Search
 OPAC
(Search KPUM Library)
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POFOO-PWFOO
Available at Library website for 24 hours a day
MEDLINEECINAHL
  XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
hIchushih Web
  XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
JCR Web
  XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
Materials Photocopying
  XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
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Facility Utilization
 Seminar Room (22 seats)
 XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
Reservation starts 1 week in advance
 Audio Visual Room
(42 seats
)
 XFOO-QOFST
POFOO-PVFST
Reservation starts from the 1st day of a previous month
 Private Reading Room
(5 rooms)
 XFOO-QPFOO
POFOO-PWFOO
 Video Room
(10 booths)
 XFOO-QPFOO
POFOO-PWFOO
Reservation not required
Application of photocopying to other libraries, etc.
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POFOO-PWFOO
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Issuance of an Introduction letter to be submitted to other libraries, etc.
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Photocopying Materials
  • Users can photocopy Library's holdings inside the premises. (Yet there are some materials that photocopying is not allowed)

There are 6 photocopiers in Library. One machine is coin-type. The other five machines work with prepaid cards. The latters are usable with cards purchased from Card Vending Machine on the 1st floor.

When you make photocopies, fill out gMaterial Photocopying Applicationh with necessary particulars including applicant name, contact information, and bring it to the circulation counter. Please take care not to infringe copyright when you photocopy materials.

  • The service is available until 15 minutes before Library is closed.
  • Price
    Electronic Photocopy (Black&White) 10 yen/sheet
    Electronic Photocopy (Color): 80 yen/sheet

@High quality paper is available for sale at 20 yen per sheet. Contact the circulation counter, if needed.
@Photocopying by the coin-type copiers is treated as a private expense only. Apply to the circulation counter in advance, when you prefer photocopying as public expenses.

No food or drinks are allowed inside the Library.

You can bring your own personal computer to connect with KPUM campus-wide LAN
iNetwork connection is limited to KPUM affiliates and students onlyj
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Contact the circulation counter with your notebook PC, LAN card (if needed), and cable (10Base-T twist pair cable).

Utilization Rules

  • Keep quiet in Library.
  • Refrain from having conversation in places except those otherwise designated like Browsing Room and Lounge.
  • Handle books, facilities, equipment with care.
  • When you return materials after Library is closed, put them in Book Post next to the Library entrance.

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