Support for KIKAN Education

Central Library provides various support for KIKAN Education.
We would like you to utilize our services.

New Central Library will provide services for KIKAN Education from October 2018.
In detail, please check the file below.

 Announcement For KIKAN Education Teachers (PDF)

[For Faculty]

[For Freshpersons]


Books for KIKAN Education

These books are shelved on 4th floor in Ito Library.

Please let us know books and other materials you use in your class, such as textbooks, reference books, journal articles and lecture notes.
If a material you recommend is not held in Central Library, we will purchase it (less than 4 extra copies).
You can indicate the location of your recommended books as following.

Please apply for books of your class by the form: >> Application of  Books for KIKAN Education.

Course Reserve Books

We display books related to KIKAN Education classes on purpose-built shelves. There are two ways in use: non-circulating and short-term borrowing.
Duration of the display is the class term, but you can extend it by making an offer.

  • Location
    At Cute.Commons on 4F, Ito Library. Books are displayed by class.
  • How to Use
    Books with a non-circulating seal can only be used within the library.
    Books without it can be borrowed for 1 week. Renewal is prevented.
  • Literature Guide
    • We make a literature guide of a class with Cute.Guides.

Literature Guides

You can make a literature guide for your class by Cute.Guides.
Librarians make literature guides for Course Reserve Books.
List of literature guides (past performance): KIKAN Education Course Reserve Books
Sample of a literature guide: Trial Class in 2013

For teachers, it is not needed to make a literature list by yourself, but you have only to tell the URL to your students. For students, they can easily check the book status and availability.
You can customize a literature guide of your class. If you would like to, please contact the section at the foot of this page.

Classes in the Library

If you have your students to use library materials during the class, you can give a lecture in Central Library. [Appointment necessary]
For details, please ask the section below.
To use the Central Library, please check this page. >> Facilities (Central Library)

On-Demand Workshops

The library offers various workshops on specific databases.
For details, please visit the page: >> Request a Workshop.


Introduction to the Library (videos)

Let's watch the 4 videos (each 5 minutes) and learn how to use the university library.
Videos are subtitled in English.
We deliver them via Kyushu University e-Learning System

Open Workshops / Library Tours

The library occasionally holds various workshops for students and faculty.
Please check the upcoming workshops in the page: >> Upcoming Workshops
We also hold a library tour for new students in April and May.

Spaces for Group Studying

Central Library have spaces for group studying as below.


[Contact Information]
eResources Support Section, Central Library
e-mail: toesupport@jimu.kyushu-u.ac.jp
tel: 092-802-2483