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Apr.3 renewed [Katsura Library & Libraries of Faculty of Engineering (Yoshida)] Preventive Measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Posted:2020/03/31

Dear Users,

Although we always hope to provide you with the best experience, Kyoto University Katsura Library & Libraries of Faculty of Engineering (Yoshida) currently limit the services and the use of library facilities in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. There is also a possibility that we need to further restrict our services, including shortening opening hours and closing the entire facility, depending on the changing public health situations. Please check the updates on our website, Twitter, etc.

 We sincerely apologize the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your kind cooperation.

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PERIOD: From April 1, 2020 until the date to be determined

(Apr. 3 renewed)
From April 6, Libraries of Faculty of Engineering (Yoshida) will be closed.

During the period, please refer to the following for information on using library services.
https://www.t.kyoto-u.ac.jp/lib/en/news/topics/20200403

Those suspected to be infected are not admitted to the library.

 We also ask those with symptoms typically caused by COVID-19 to refrain from visiting the library.The symptoms include fever, cough, sneezing and fatigue.

■Admission to the library is limited to Kyoto University members (excluding graduates and retired faculty and staff) only.

Admission may be limited depending on the situation of visitors.

 【Katsura Library】Please read your student ID card or IC authentication card when entering or leaving the library.

Please cooperate in measures against infectious diseases including COVID-19.

  • Wash your hands
  • Wear a mask

  • Keep a distance from other users in the reading rooms

Admission to the facilities and rooms

 Yoshida Campus 5 LibrariesUsing the reading room is not admittedIncluding
watching Online Classes
.

【Katsura Library】The following areas will be open for the purpose of self-learning, meaning conversations with other users are not allowed.

  • 2nd Floor Open Laboratory
  • 2nd Floor Research Commons
  • 2nd Floor Group Study Area

Restriction on materials of stack

  • Entering to the stack room is not admitted. Please contact each library to use stack materials.
  • Library of School of Architecture (Yoshida)The faculty staff of School of Architecture is only permitted to enter to the Stack Room. Please contact library staff and the chair-person of library committee.

Rare/semi-rare materials service suspension

  • Libraries of Faculty of Engineering suspend the use of all the materials stored in the rare materials storage and the semi-rare materials storage.

  • Please contact each library about how to use the thesis.

The materials already rented

  • Any books can be returned to book-drops front of each library.
  • Books and journals held by Faculty of Engineering (excluding library materials held by other libraries) can be returned by postal mail or other delivery services.

  • How to return books by postal mail or other delivery services

     

    ▽Pack the library materials appropriately so that they are not damaged in transit.

▽Specify on the package that library materials are inside.

▽Users are to pay the delivery fee.

▽Keep the copy of the delivery invoice in case of accidents.

■Contact Information and Address of Katsura Library & Libraries of Faculty of Engineering

  • Katsura Library 090stosho [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Kyoto daigaku-katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8530

  • Library of School of Global Engineering   090tlib [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501,

Room W204, 2nd Floor, Bldg. No.9

  • Library of School of Architecture 090archilib [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501,

Reseach Bldg. No.5 (Faculty of Engineering Bldg. No.7)

  • Library of School of Engineering Science 090physlib [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501,

Room123, 1st Floor, Faculty of Engineering Engineering Depts. Bldg.

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Library library [at] kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501,

4th Floor, the Building No.4 of Electorical Engineering

  • Library of Industrial Chemistry  ktosyo [at] sbchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp

     <Address> Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501,

Room 509, 5th Floor, Faculty of Engineering Integrated Research Bldg.

REFERENCES

Kyoto University’s Policy on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Ver. 4)

Measures against Infectious Diseases(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan)