Using the Library

About joining the library and using materials, please check the following page.
User Guides

Information for Visitors

If you are visitor, please check the following page.
Information for Visitors
Visitors can’t enter Stack. If you would like to use books in Stack, please apply at the information desk.

How to enter the library on Saturdays and Sundays

Please see the Library Calendar.
On Saturdays and Sundays, you can enter the library only by taking the elevator located in the north side of Building A.

Where is the elevator?

Special Lending (for undergraduate thesis, master and doctoral thesis)

[For students 4th grade of faculty of intercultural studies & students in M2/D3 grade of graduate school of intercultural studies]
From 2nd Oct., Special Lending has started.
You can borrow additional 5 books for undergraduate thesis, master and doctoral thesis.
Please check the table below, about who can use this system and due date.

Faculty/Grade Due Date
Faculty of Intercultural Studies & Faculty of Global Human Sciences -Department of Global Cultures / 4th Grade 22nd January, 2024
Graduate School of Intercultural Studies / M2, D3 Grade 29th January, 2024

*This rule is applied for books held in General Library / Library for Intercultural Studies.
*This rule is only for books, unavailable for journals and AV materials.
*If it shows error when you renew your items on the website, please contact us via Contact Form.

About Rare Materials

When you would like to use rare materials, you need to get a introduction from faculties belonging to Kobe University. We prepare application form at Information Desk.
Available hours: 8:45a.m.-5:00p.m. on weekdays