Using Materials

The library policy during Level 2 [June 25 to August 5] and Level 3 [August 6 to 31] from "Kyushu University Guidance" is determined in the following:

  • Please wear a mask during your stay.
  • If you have symptoms such as fever (37.5 or over), coughing, sneezing, and fatigue, reconsider your visiting.
  • Bring your student/staff ID card.
  • We ask you the minumum necessary stay. Visiting as a group and conversation in the library is not allowed.
  • All libraries prohibit eating at any public areas.
  • Library service is not available for non-affiliated users. (Please refrain campus visits as possible as you can)

Borrow | Return | Reserve | Photocopy | ASRS Materials | Closed Stack Materials


Bring materials with your student/staff ID card to the circulation desk.
Automatic borrowing machines are also available. (Central and Chikushi)
You can renew via MyPage.


Return library books at the book drops.
(ILL books must be returned at the circulation desk)

※ If you have not returned by the due date, your borrowing privilege will be suspended.
※ You can return library materials at any libraries of Kyushu University.


When a particular book whose status is "on lending," you can make a reservation via Collection


Self-service copy machines are available.

※ According to the Copyright Law, copying all pages of a copyrighted library material is strictly prohibited. Only copying a part of a material for 1 copy per person for research/educational purposes is permitted.


Central Library and Science & Technology Library

You can request from a dedicated PCs for ASRS in the library and then you can receive the materials in a few minutes.
Faculty may also make a request from lab. For details, check out our user guides.

Central | Sci&Tech

Chikushi Library

Apply to the circulation desk. Staff will retrieve for you.

◆Closed Stack Materials

Central Library

Apply by email with the following forms attached in advance at least 5 days before the date to use (except weekends and holidays).
Reading, phototaking and photocopying must be completed by 15 minutes before the library closes.

※Users can borrow semi-rare books or make photocopying by themselves.

Science & Technology Library

Apply by email with the following forms attached in advance at least 5 days before the date to use (except weekends and holidays).
Your using must be done by 15 minutes before the library closes.

Medical Library

For reading application, submit Request Form (Japanese) to the circulation section by mail, email, or FAX in advance.
For phototaking and photocopying application,  submit Request Form (Japanese) to the ILL section.
【Circulation Section】
Hours of Service:Weekdays 9:00-17:00
【InterLibrary Loan Section】

Contact Information

Central Library
Science & Technology Library
Medical Library
Design Library
Chikushi Library