Database "Grove Music Online" launched [2019-02-21]

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new database, Grove Music Online. It is the world’s premier online music encyclopedia, offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship. Please feel free to use it.

JapanKnowledge & BNC online maintenance [2019-2-20]

Due to the maintenance, JapanKnowledge and BNC online will be stopped during the following date and time.

Thank you for your cooperation.

[Important] Unused Grammarly accounts will be deleted [2019-02-13]

The Grammarly accounts which are not used for last one year or more will be deleted on February 28th.

Extension of due date for students during the Spring Break [2019-02-08]

ICU students can borrow books over longer periods during the following period. The due date will be Friday, April 12, 2019. We hope you will make use of it.

Exhibition: Recommended books for GE courses. [2019-02-07]

The books recommended by the 2019 GE courses instructors are displayed on the first floor of the Main Library. Please come and read it.

Maisaku Trial [2019-02-05]

ICU Library now has the trial access to the Mainichi Newspapers' database(Maisaku). It allows you to search for information from Meiji to Heisei eras. Please feel free to try it.

New database "Archives of Sexuality & Gender" in service [2019-1-30]

Fully-searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, and an international selection of posters brings together approximately 1.5 million papers of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.

The Japanese case law database "Hanrei Hisho" in service [2019-1-30]

The comprehensive database of the Japanese case laws "Hanrei Hisho" is now available. The Hanrei Hisho includes all case laws from the official reports and articles from major case law jounrals such as "Hanrei Times" "Jurist" "Hanrei Hyakusen." Please use the stand alone PC by the south-side windows on the Othmer Library ground floor.

To students graduating or completing in March 2019 [2019-01-19]

Please complete the Necessary Procedures by the following due date. 4:00 pm March 5 (Tues.) 2019

・Return : Return all library books you are borrowing.

・Payment : Pay overdue fine, ILL and photocopy charge.

・Replace (In case you have lost books)

Please note that your Grammarly accounts will be deleted after your graduation. Your RefWorks account will be deleted as of March, 2020.

Friends membership for students graduating in March 2019 [2019-01-19]

Students graduating in March 2019 can apply for ICU Library Friends from Monday March 11, 2019 (Before anything else, they need to return all library books and pay overdue fine by Tuesday March 5, 2019). ICU Library Friends membership allows them to borrow books after graduation. For more information, please read the following page.

ICU Library Friends

Alumni can enter the Library by signing their names and addresses and presenting ID cards at the Library entrance from 9:00 to 16:00, Monday to Saturday.

A Change in RefWorks Service [2019-1-15]

The period of the RefWorks service will be changed. The RefWorks accounts of the graduates and retired staff will be deleted as of March, 2020.

Taylor & Francis e-Books Trial [2018-12-04]

Taylor & Francis e-Books trial service will start as below. Taylor & Francis e-Books collection provides millions of pages of rich content from a full range of academic disciplines – from Archaeology, Philosophy, Engineering to Human & Veterinary Medicine. Titles published by Routledge, Focal Press, Psychology Press are included. Please feel free to use it.

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