Service Guide

General Guide for Non-KPUM users, click here

Main Library


 ●Open Hours

Open Days Weekday
Closed Days
Sundays, Japanese Holiday, Between Dec. 28th and Jan.4th of the following year,
Apart from the above, Library can close on a temporary basis (to be posted in advance)        
 From Sep. 2017, we will extend the 3rd reading room on the 2nd floor of the library as a study room and extend it until 23:00. (For KPUM students) Please see the 3rd reading room for details.

●To borrow materials such as books, journals. etc. out of Library

Books Up to 5 Within 2 weeks Possible(Once only)
Journals Back-number Up to 10 Within 1 weeks Impossible
New Arrival Up to 10 Within 2 days Impossible
Audio Visual Software Up to 5 Within 1 weeks Impossible


  • Reservation---You can make reservation of materials that are borrowed by someone else.We will inform you as soon as they are returned.
  • Extension of borrowing period---For books, you can extend borrowing period only once, so long as borrowing period has not expired and no reservation has been made by another user.

●Photocopying Materials  (Main Library)

◆Users can photocopy Library's holdings inside the premises. (Yet there are some materials that photocopying is not allowed)
Black & White
Prepaid Card*
 *Prepaid cards of 500 yen and 1000 yen are sold at the vending machine next to the first floor copier。  
  • It is limited to the range decided by the copyright law.
  • It is available up to 15 minutes before closing.
  • Copying with a coin type copy machine is private expense treatment only. Those who wish to copy by public expenses please apply at the counter in advance.


●Notes on library use

  • Library entrance, borrowing, Web service requires a library card.
  • Please handle books, journals, facilities, fixtures carefully.
  • You can bring a drink with a lid and you can drink it. However, please do not bring in the information search room.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the library.


●Contact Information

Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Library
〒602-0857 Nakagoryo-cho 410 Teramachi Higashi- iru Seiwainguchi Kamigyo-ku Kyoto city



2017/4, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Library Shimogamokan opened on the 2nd floor of Kyoto Institute, Library and Archives "Rekisaikan".

  We provide services to students and faculty of education curriculum of University and general citizens .

●Open Hours

Open Days Weekday
Saturday and Sunday
Closed Days
Japanese Holiday, Second Wednesday of the month,
Between Dec. 28th and Jan.4th of the following year, Collection Period
 Borrowing / returning, reference viewing etc. will be carried out only during the weekdays from 9: 00-17: 00.

●Book Borrlwing out of the library.

Kind of materials User 貸出冊(本)数 貸出期間
Books KPUM members Up to 5 Within 2 weeks

●Notes on library use

  • Anyone can browse the materials of the Shimogamokan collection freely.
  • Documents of the Shimogamokan collection can not be copied at the copying machine of the Kyoto prefectural university library.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the library.


〒606-8522  Shimogamo nakaragi-cho 1-5 Sakyoku Kyoto city(Kyoto Institute, Library and Archives 2F)