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Information on Library System Migration: Home

From September 2nd, 2019, Waseda and Keio University Libraries will be using a new, jointly developed library system to improve library services. Information on service changes will be posted on this website.

Service Changes

  1. The URL and interface of WINE will change in September.
  2. We will simplify and standardize the current loan rules. More info
    • Changes in the way to renew the due date.
    • Changes to overdue penalties.
    • Some loan periods will be standardized.

Schedule for migration

  • From June 21st to September 6thWe will temporally interrupt the acceptance of purchaseMore info
  • From July 10th to September 2ndWe will stop accepting Request for books in 'PROCESS'More info

Features of the new system

  1. New WINE is a cloud-based SaaS system. 1,800 academic libraries in 41 countries have already adopted the same system. New WINE will enable users to keep up with rapidly changing information technology and scholarly communication.
  2. You can search and find books and journals in both Waseda and Keio University  libraries. You can also search for more academic information, such as peer-reviewed journal articles which Waseda subscribes to and freely available contents.


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