[Library Network] for faculty members: Request for recommendations of eBooks for student use in second semester AY2022 (-9/30)

The Kyoto University Library Network provides students with eBooks for lectures and their studies.
We would like to ask for your recommendations of eBooks that you think would be useful for students in second semester AY2022.

Persons eligible to make recommendations:

All Kyoto University faculty members (Including part-time lecturers)

eBooks eligible for recommendation:

  • eBooks that will be used for liberal arts and sciences (ILAS) courses in AY 2022, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.
  • eBooks that will be used in undergraduate courses in AY 2022, or that will be useful for students taking those courses.
  • eBooks that would be useful for undergraduate students studying at home.

*We will purchase books listed in syllabus of ILAS course sequentially.
If you need eBook version, please make recommendation from the recommendation form. Not limited to second semester lectures.

* We cannot purchase eBooks which are not sold to academic institutions.
Please refer to the list of titles which are sold to academic institutions at the URL below:

eBooks ineligible for recommendation:

  • Complete works, journals (including back numbers), newspapers
  • Study guide, workbooks, self-help books and books of hobbies and practical use
  • eBooks that extra costs will be charged next year (ex: contract maintenance fee, platform usage fee)

How to make a recommendation:

Please use the recommendation form at the following URL:

*If you wish to recommend more than one, please enter the titles in order of priority.

*eBooks purchased will generally only be accessible by one user at a time.

Deadline for recommendations:

From September 1st 2022 to September 30th, 2022.

*We will proceed with the purchase procedure in the order of recommendation acceptance in consideration of the budget situation.

Estimated date of availability:

eBooks will be available between mid-September and mid-October.
Please check KULINE of their availability.

*The recommender will be informed only in the case if the recommended eBooks will not be able to be purchased.


Acquisition and Cataloging Section, Kyoto University Library

  • E-mail: shiryoseibi660 [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp


KU Library Network News: https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/bulletin/1394000?lang=en

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