This page shows the latest information about the measures (including limitation of library use) against COVID-19 at Kyushu University Library.
Please take proactive measures against the infection when you plan to visit our libraries, referring to "Notes on infectious disease control related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)" (updated as needed).
To avoid catching or spreading the virus in the library, please reconsider visiting in case you have symptoms such as:
・a fever of 37.5°C or over
If you do not have such symptoms, please make preventive actions; wearing facemasks, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer, and avoiding unnecessary lengths of stay.
Extension of Due Dates
Due dates of items being checked out have been extended.
Affiliated students, faculty and staff in Kyushu University
(excluding graduating and leaving members)
All checked out items whose due dates are between March 26 and April 14
(excluding items borrowing from laboratories or other institutions, latest issues of periodicals, items at legal studies area, and statistical materials)
【Updated Due Date】
April 15, Wednesday, 2020
Suspension of Facilities
Some spaces in the Kyushu University Library are not available during the following period.
March 5, Thursday, 2020 - To Be Determined
Central Library：Group Study Room 1~4, Seminar Room 1~2
Science and Technology Library：Group Study Room 1~4, Open Seminar Room 1~2,
Learning Commons 2~3
Medical Library：Seminar room, Group study room, Communication room, Learning room 2~3
Design Library：Video Room, Audio-visual Room
Chikushi Library：Study Room, E-Meeting Room, AV-LL Room
Prohibition of Conversation
Conversation while learning is prohibited at the following spaces. Only personal study is permitted.
March 25, Wednesday, 2020 - To Be Determined
Science & Technology Library：Learning Commons 1, Q-Bridge, Lobby, International Lounge,
Refresh Room, Workspace
Medical Library：Browsing Room
Science & Technology Library：titoservice＠jimu.kyushu-u.ac.jp
March 26, 2020 Due dates have been extended.
March 25, 2020 Prohibition of Conversation While Learning
March 19, 2020 Co-working spaces are currently closed
March 4, 2020 Co-working spaces are currently closed
February 28, 2020 Limitation of library use to avoid spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)