How to Use
Entering the room
Please show your ID at the reception desk (student ID and faculty ID for university related persons, driver’s license / health insurance card for public visitors).
Please put your luggage in the locker next to the entrance. Please wear valuables.
Closed days: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, Kyoto University anniversary day (June 18), last Thursday of even-numbered months, year-end and New Year holidays
＊Please check the calendar for temporary closing days.
As a general rule, the items in the main building are open to public.
There are some limited-use items such as special collections and dissertations.
Please ask the staff for details.
Items can be copied in accordance with the terms and conditions of copyright.
Please fill out the necessary information for the photocopy / photograph application form.
Please use a copy machine on the 1st floor with using copy card available in the University Student Co-op.
If you wish to make a copy of deteriorated items or likely to be damaged by copying, please consult the reception.
If you do not have a copy card, please check here.
For the Persons on Campus
Please show your student / faculty / staff / ID or user ID with bringing items which you wish to borrow at the reception.
|Affiliation||Number of Books||Lending Duration|
|CSEAS and ASAFAS Faculty member||50||3 months|
|ASAFAS graduate students and researchers||30||3 months|
|Other members||10||1 month|
Please return the borrowed items at the reception.
Please return the borrowed items to the book post located at the entrance of the library during the closing time.
Please kindly be reminded that AV materials such as CD / DVD-ROM and large books need to be returned to the reception during the opening hours.
If you wish to continue borrowing the items, you can update (extend) one time.
You can extend the items at the reception within the lending period, or if you have MyKULINE account, you can extend them by online.
You can also extend by email or phone.
Please kindly be reminded that you cannot extend the items if there are reservations or the lending period has expired.
If the item you wish to borrow is available, you can make a reservation.
Please fill out the application form at the reception.
If you have MyKULINE account, you can make a reservation by online. Please click the “reservation” button on the search result screen of KULINE webpage.
〇Request items from the libraries in other campuses of Kyoto University
You can borrow the items from other campuses such as Katsura and Uji.
Please fill out the application form at the reception or register through MyKULINE.
Please kindly be reminded that you cannot request the items if they are available in the headquarters libraries (inside Yoshida campus).
〇Request Items from Other University Libraries
If you are a CSEAS full-time faculty member and have an individual research fund, you can apply for inter-library loan system.
Please fill out the application form at the reception
If you do not have an individual research fund, please apply to main Library at your own expense.
Visiting Other University Libraries
We will issue introductory letter for you before you visit the other libraries by confirming the item location.
Please consult the reception for the detail.
Library Use Sharing System
If you are CSEAS member, you can use the following libraries with loaning services.
・Library, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization [IDE-JETRO Library]
・Ritsumeikan University Library
Procedures are required in advance. Please consult the reception.
For the Users in Public
Please check KULINE, Kyoto University’s online collection search engine, for the items before you make a visit to our library.
The items labeled “CSA” are hold in our library.
For the Users Affiliating to Universities and Research Institutions
Please submit a visiting permission from your affiliated libraries for surveying collections at our library.
For International Program of Collaborative Researcher, CSEAS [IPCR-CSEAS]
IPCR-CSEAS can use our library during the commission period.
We will issue a browsing permission slip for annual terms.
Please proceed at the reception.
For the Graduate Students and Faculties from IDE-JETRO and Ritsumeikan University
For our library use sharing system, you can use CSEAS library rooms and can borrow the items (10 books / month).
Please consult with your library before you make a visit to our library.
For the Users in Public
Please consult with your local public library before you make a visit to our library.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Guide for Individual Collections
Please check the “Location” and “Call No” on KULINE before making a visit to our library.
For browsing Southeast Asian language-written items, special collections, and newspapers, please fill out the application form for the items located at CSEAS library annex buildings.
If you wish to read micro items, please fill out the application form in advance.
The newspaper collections are located in the Yoshida campus.
If you wish to browse them, please apply in advance.
Electronic materials (CD, DVD, etc.)
Electronic items can be viewed at the media booth in the study room of CSEAS library.
Please download and fill out the forms.
Tel : 075-753-7306
Fax : 075-753-7364
E-mail : libinfo[at]cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Please change [at] to @.