Kyushu University Ito Campus was opened in October 2005 as the first stage of campus relocation plan. Kyushu University Library will have two libraries, the Central Library and the Science & Technology Library at the new campus.
New Central Library
The New Central Library will be built on the East Zone of the Ito Campus. As a library of humanities & social sciences, the library mainly serves the student and staff in the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social and Cultural Education, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Languages and Cultures. The library will also work as a learning and education facility for the students, especially for a liberal arts education. Moreover, Main Gate Area of the new campus functions as a "Town on Campus", a hub for industries, local community, and the university. New Central Library will become a communication space for the students, the researchers and local community based on this "Town on Campus" plan. The library is planning to be built in 2017.
Science & Technology Library (Currently called Ito Library)
This library opened as “The Science and Technology Library” in October 2005 in conjunction with the opening of the new Ito Campus. It serves students and faculty at Ito campus.The library was renamed “Ito Library” in April 2009, due to the relocation of Ropponmatsu Campus and School of Mathematics. Ito Library will be a comprehensive library on the natural sciences after the Hakozaki campus moves to Ito.
The fully refurbished Ito Library was opened on April 2, 2016. Specifically, it is this.