1. Books & Journals
  2. E-Journals & E-Books
  3. Newspapers
  4. Databases
  5. Digital Archive
  6. Rare Books & Collections
  7. Doctoral Dissertations
  8. National Diet Library Digital Collections
  9. Donation of Library Material

Books & Journals

Kobe University Library holds about 3.75 millions books and 46 thousands journal titiles.
Search via: OPAC(Online Public Access Catalog)

E-Journals & E-Books

Library provides about 27 thousands e-journal titles and 36 thousands e-book titles.
Access via: OPAC or E-Resources List


Library are received current newspapers, compact editions(“縮刷版”) and databases.
The following link provides the list of current newspapers and search guide for newspaper articles.
Access via: Newspapers


Library provides more than 50 online databases.
Access via: List of Databases

Digital Archive

Library is digitizing and providing online access to our rare materials and research outputs.

Rare Books & Collections

Please check this page, “Rare Books & Collections” for detail about rare books, collections, and classics owned by Kobe University Library.

Doctoral Dissertations

You can search for all doctoral dissertations of Kobe University by using “Kobe University Repository Kernel”. All doctoral dissertations of Kobe University are retained in the Library for Social Sciences.
⇒ More Info:Doctoral Dissertations
⇒ Search:Kobe University Repository Kernel

National Diet Library Digital Collections

Please check the following page for detail about using National Diet Library Digital Collections.

Donation of Library Material

Please check this page, “Donation of Library Material” for detail about donating material to Kobe University Library.