Get/Request

Get/Request

This service is limited to faculties/staffs and graduate students of Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of System Design and Graduate School of Media Design.

Place a hold / Request

You can place holds on books which are currently on loan, or borrow books from other libraries (inside/outside Keio).
If you place holds / request books from other Keio libraries,
please use KOSMOS My Library
by logging in "keio.jp". (KOSMOS My Library manual)
You will be charged for borrowing books from libraries outside Keio excluding Waseda libraries. The cost will be about \1,200 or more as the shipping charge and the handling fee(\200).
It will take 2 to 3 days before the requested item arrives from Keio libraries, around 1 week from Waseda University Libraries, and 1 week or more from other libraries.

Place holds / Request books from other Keio libraries
KOSMOS My Library

If KOSMOS My Library is not available

  • This is a common request form for all campuses. Please make sure to select your campus and pick-up library.
  • "Kyoseikan (Collaboration Complex) Library" is not in the options. Please select "Hiyoshi" and type "pick up at Collaboration Complex Library" in the comment.
Request books from libraries outside Keio at Hiyoshi Library
  • This is a common request form for all campuses. Please make sure to select your campus and pick-up library.
  • Please note that items from outside Keio can only be used in Hiyoshi Library.
※To find books in libraries (inside/outside Keio)

Request a photocopy

You can request a photocopy of an articles from other libraries (inside/outside Keio).
Before you request, use KOSMOS to check the holding library of the material you wish to have.
If "Kyoseikan" or "Hiyoshi" Library holds it, the requests are not acceptable.
You must be charged.
Once you send a request, cancellation is not acceptable.
For delivery days and costs, see “here”.
When you are notified the photocopy is ready, please come to the service counter at Kyoseikan (Collaboration Complex) Library.

Request a photocopy
*This is a common request form for all campuses. Please make sure to select your campus and pick-up library.
※To find newspaper articles/journal articles
※How to find an article/thesis that you want to read

Place a purchase request

You may place a purchase request for an item that is not held in the Kyoseikan (Collaboration Complex) Library.
Purchase decision is made according to the book-selection policy. Purchase may not be available due to lack of stock or other reasons.
It will take some time before you receive the item after placing a request. Please apply well in advance.

※Before placing a purchase request

Check once again if the item you want is held in the Library via KOSMOS.

Using outside libraries

When you use outside libraries, you may be asked to bring a letter of introduction issued by the affiliated library. You may find related information in the website of the library that you want to visit. Issuance of a letter will be after the next day of your application.

※To search books in outside libraries

Search books in other libraries

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