Media Center for Science and Technology,Keio University Matsushita Memorial Library

Citation Management Tools

For Alumni



The Alumni Library Entry Pass (issued at the Mita, Hiyoshi, Shinanomachi or SFC Media Center) required for admission to the Library. If you have a Keio Card or other ID, please show the card and fill in our entry form at the Circulation Desk.


You can view or photocopy library items in the building. Borrowing is not available. On contract, visitors including alumni are not applicable for using e-resources. However, there are some journal articles that vendors have permitted to provide to visitors. For details, ask at the Reference Desk from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.


  • Please refer to Access for details.  
  • The entrance is located on the first floor of the Sosokan East Wing.


Searching Library Items

  • Check our KOSMOS to see if we have the item that interests you. 
  • The back numbers of journals are partially located in the remote storage called Yamanaka Book Depository in Yamanashi Prefecture. We provide photocopies of the items in Yamanaka Book Depository also. Request in advance is strongly recommended. Please send us email or FAX. If you visit then request by 2:00pm on a weekday, you will get the photocopies on the same day.
  • The reference service is used to acquire books and information necessary for study or research.
    Feel free to ask about it at the Reference Desk(8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on weekdays)

Photocopying Service

  • First fill out a photocopy request form at the Circulation Desk to get a visitor’s copy card. After making the copies yourself, return the card and pay the fee. (You can start photocopying up until 30 minutes before closing time.)
  • Items photocopied at the Media Center may only be used by the person who has copied them. Further reproduction for other persons or for commercial use is prohibited by Japanese copyright law. 
  • Black & White only
  • 30 yen per sheet either by photocopy machine or microfiche printer
Don’ts in Japanese Copyright Law
  • The number of copies shall not exceed one copy per person.
  • As for a book, you shall not copy more than half the number of its total pages.
  • As for journals, you shall not copy the latest issue or the whole articles from a back issue.
  • You shall not copy for commercial use, only for academic and research purposes.
  • No further reproduction or distribution.

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