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Opening hour

Opening hour of service desk
Weekday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closing day: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and new year's holidays (and also will be closed temporarily if necessary)

How to use during evening hours and weekend
Members of ISSP can use the library with the faculty/student ID card during evening hours and weekend.

Available time
Weekday 6:00 am - 9:00 am, 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Others 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Requires: your faculty/student ID card
Swipe your card through the card reader when you enter or leave the library.

NOTE for use during evening hours and weekend
  • The light switch for entrance, bookshelves and PC room is outside the front door, beside the card reader. The switch for reading room is beside service desk.
  • The switch panel of air conditioner is inside the library, above the card reader.
  • Please turn off the light and air conditioner when you leave the library.

User registration

Academic/administrative staff
You need to register.
Requires: Application form(PDF)、your faculty ID card
Location where applications should be submitted: ISSP Library (Other libraries CANNOT accept it)

Graduate student
  • For book loans/returns, book reserve/derivery service
    You don't need to register. You can borrow books with your student ID card.
  • For photocopy ILL service
    Only the first time, Application at ISSP Library is required.
    Requires: Application form(PDF)、your student ID card
    Location where applications should be submitted: ISSP Library (Other libraries CANNOT accept it)

Others
Please ask to ISSP Library.

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Book loans

  • Materials: Books only (not availavle: journals, books in laboratory, books for in-library use)
  • Quantity: 10 vols.
  • Period: 1 month
  • Requires: your faculty/student ID card

Some books are in-library use only.
If your book is overdue, you CANNOT borrow other books.
Outside hours of the service desk, you can borrow books by the lending machine.

Returns

Books belonging to ISSP Library
Please return them to the service desk of ISSP Library.
Outside hours of the service desk, please drop books into the book drop outside the entrance.
On other campus, you can return them to General Library, or Komaba Librarty. Please ask to the library desk. (But, you CANNOT drop books into the book drop of the libraries).

Books belonging to other libraries on Kashiwa campus
Please return them to the library directly.

Books belonging to libraries on other campus
Please return them to the library that the books belong to.
You can also return them to ISSP Library, or General/Komaba/Kashiwa Library. Please ask to the library desk. (But, you CANNOT drop books into the book drop of the libraries).

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Renewing book loans

Books belonging to ISSP Library
You can renew via MyOPAC. Please go to "Check status of loan/reservation" menu.
Academic/administrative staff: 9 times
Student: 2 times
Book loans may not be renewed if your book is overdue, or reserved by someone.

Books belonging to other library
You may renew via MyOPAC.
Terms and conditions of the extention depend on each library's regulations.

Books belonging to other university/institute
For details, please ask to ISSP Library.

Overdue books

When you have overdue books, you will have penalties.
  • If the due date is exceeded, borrowing and renewing are not permitted for a period equal to the number of days overdue the material was returned
  • Borrowing and Renewing are not permitted while you have overdue books.
If you have some overdue books, you will have penalty according to the longest period of the overdue books.

Photocopies

There is a card-operated copy machines, but no coin-operated one.

Requires: Xerox card of your laboratory
At your own expense: you must arrange for payment at the cashier's window. (Service hours: weekday 9:30 am - 12:00 am, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm. You must to finish all procedure by 4:30 pm.)

NOTE
Photocopying is limited by copyright law, and please fill out an "Application for Photocopy" form.
We turn off a machine to save energy. If you need it, please turn on.

Reserve/derivery of books

Fee
Free (Only if you order to libraries of other universities/institutes and you use the book for a purpose other than research and education, you must pay actual costs.)

Order via MyOPAC.(ISSP Library recommends this way)
  1. Log in to MyOPAC.
  2. Search the book you need.
  3. When the book on other campus is in state to deliver, you may find "Reserve" button.
  4. Please click the button and complete necessary information.
  5. When you CANNOT find "Reserve" button,
    You can order to deliver the book from other university/institute. Please click "Order" button in the upper right corner of the screen, and complete necessary information.
Order to ISSP Library.
Please ask to the library desk, or send e-mail to ISSP Library.
Requires: information of the book you need, incl. title, auther, published year.

NOTE
Books belonging to the libraries on Kashiwa campus incl. ISSP Library
  • When the book is available, the library will notify you by e-mail. Please borrow them at the library.
  • You can reserve the book belonging to the libraries on Kashiwa campus only when the book is on loan.

Books belonging to libraries on other campus
  • The ordered book arrives at ISSP Library. When the book arrives, ISSP Library will notify you by e-mail, and please pick ut the book at the library desk.
  • You can order derivery of books you need in the following,
    • No library on Kashiwa campus have the book.
    • Or, the library on Kashiwa campus have the book, but it is on loan and you can't borrow it.

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Derivery of photocopie

Fee
Free (Only if you use the photocopies for a purpose other than research and education, you must pay actual costs.)

Order via MyOPAC.(ISSP Library recommends this way)
  1. Log in to MyOPAC.
  2. Search the journal title including the artcile you need, not by article title.
  3. When the journal is in state to take photocopies, you may find "Copy" or "PDF" button.
  4. Check the "Volumes" to see whether the library has the volume including the article you need. If the library has it, please click "Copy" or "PDF" button, and complete necessary information.
  5. When you CANNOT find "Copy" or "PDF" button,
    You can order to deliver the photocopies from other university/institute. Please click "Order" button in the upper right corner of the screen, and complete necessary information.

Order to ISSP Library.
Please ask to the library desk, or send e-mail to ISSP Library.
Requires: information of the article you need, incl. journal title, published year, volume and issue, pages, article title, auther.

PDF request service
This service is not provided on paper. The photocopies of the article you need are provided in PDF format, and you can view the file via MyOPAC. Because the service on paper take time for delivery, ISSP Library recommends PDF request service.
When you can view the PDF file, you may receive e-mail. You must view the file within two weeks from the day you receive the notice. Please note that you CANNOT view the file after the day.

Address for delivery of photocopies on paper
You can choice ISSP Library or your laboratory as address for delivery.
If you choice ISSP Library, the photocopies arrive at ISSP Library. When the photocopies arrive, ISSP Library will notify you by e-mail, and please pick ut them at the library desk.
If you choice your laboratory, the photocopies arrive at your laboratory directly by internal mail on campus. So, please fill out collect address of your laboratory incl. room number. Please note that if your laboratory is outside of Kashiwa campus, you CANNOT choice your laboratory as address for delivery.

Journals belonging to other libraries on Kashiwa campus
You CAN order only PDF to Kashiwa Library.
You CANNOT order photocopies on paper to Kashiwa Library, or photocopies on paper and PDF to other libraries. Please go to the libraries and take photocopies by yourself.

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Book purchase request

You can make a request for materials which ISSP Library must house, or materials which members of ISSP may need.

Via UT OPAC
Any of the methods below can be used to make a request for library purchase.
  • Log in to MyOPAC, and make the request from the "Books Request" menu.
  • Log in to MyOPAC through the "Request" button displayed on the search result of OPAC.
  • NOTE On "Selection of a location", please select "ISSP Lib.". If "ISSP Lib." isn't displayed, please ask to the library staff.
    On the MyOPAC, you may find similar menu, "Request" and "Order". Please use "Request".

By e-mail
Please send e-mail with either one of the following to ISSP Library.
Subject: Request
e-mail: issp-lib★issp.u-tokyo.ac.jp(Please change ★ to @)
  1. Please fill in following "Recommendation list".
    → Download application Recommendation list (Microsoft Excel)
  2. Please write down following items on e-mail.
    • Indispensable items: Your belonging, your name and title of materials.
    • Belonging: ×××× laboratory
    • Name: Bill Kashiwa
    • Title: Introduction to solid state physics
      In plase of following items, you can use URL which you get as a search result of UT OPAC, amazon, and so on.
    • Authors: Charles Kittel
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Year: 2005
    • Price: USD 100
    • ISBN: 047141526X
    • If you request electronic version of materials, please tell us its content, why you need it, and who may use it.

At the service desk of ISSP Library
Please check the above and submit either one of the following to the service desk.
  • Recommendation list which you've filled in.
  • List of indispensable items.
  • Hard copy which you get as a search result of UT OPAC, amazon, and so on.

NOTE

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Computers and Internet access

Computers
There are 3 computers with Windows, no Mac.
Win1: for Internet only, incl. searching UT OPAC. Other application or database are not installed.
Win2、Win3: These are for members of ISSP only. Some databases and Microsoft Office are installed.
See also: Databases and e-books for solid state physics (Sorry, in Japanese only)

Printer
You can print out from "Win2" and "Win3".

Internet access
Carrels are with cables of ISSP LAN. You can also use Wi-Fi.
See alsoHow to use "UTokyo Wifi"

Binding machine and tools

Binding machine
There is a binding machine.
You can choose among 2 types, "X tape binding" or "half-back binding". Please buy components for binding at the stock room on 2nd floor. Before that, please check binding samples in ISSP Library.

typenumber of sheetsplace to bindplace to buy components
X tapeNarrow: about 10-125 sheets = under 13mm thick
Medium: about 126-250 sheets
ISSP Librarystock room of ISSP
Harf-back
Case work-UT CO-OP Academic shop, etc
Hardback-UT CO-OP Academic shop, etc.

NOTE If you choose irregular components to the number of sheets, the error indicator will light up, and you CANNOT bind. Before you buy components, please check the number of sheets.

Other tools
In ISSP Library, there are useful tools, incl. large-size stapler, paper cutter, etc.

Visiting other libraries

Libraries on campus
The conditions of use, incl. opening hour differ among libraries. Please check the conditions on the web site before visiting.

Libraries of other universities/institutes
You may need a letter of introduction from ISSP Library. Please contact ISSP Library beforehand.

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