Borrowing & Renewing

Borrowing

Bring items to the circulation desk, and show your library-user card with them. Chikushi Library has automatic borrowing machine.

Lending Period and Limit (General)

 
Limit
Lending period
Central Library
Ito Library
Humanities &Social Sciences Library
Books
Total 10 items
2 weeks
Periodicals
1 week
Medical Library
Books
Total
Undergraduate:3 items / Graduate:5 items / Faculty:10 items
8 days
Periodicals
2 days
Design Library
Books 
Undergraduate:8 items / Graduate:20 items
Undergraduate:2 weeks / Graduates:30 days
Periodicals
Undergraduate:5 items / Graduate:10 items
1 week
Chikushi Library
Books
5 items
2 weeks
Periodicals
In-library use only
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Ohmei Tenku Hiroba (Q-Commons)
Books 3 items
1 week
Manuscript Library
(Business&Economics Section)
Books/Periodicals Total 5 items
2 weeks

Special Lending Policy →See our branch libraries' sites
  Ito | Medical | Design | Chikushi |  HSSL

Renewals

As long as an item is not requested by another user, you may renew it for another borrowing period. You may not renew overdue items. Remember that renewed loan period starts from the day you make the renewal procedures, not from the original due date.
[By online]
If you use MyAccount you can renew your borrowing items by your own.
[In person]
Go to the circulation desk and present your library-user ID and the material you would like to renew.

Returning

Return materials at the cicurculation desk or to the posts (located outside) when the library is closed. Patrons may return items at any libraries on campus excepted ILL materials.
Overdue
If you have not returned by the due date, you are not allowed to borrow another materials. Even though you return an overdued item, you cannot borrow any items during your penalty term. The duration of the term is the number of days of exceeding.

Reserves

When you would like to use a book that are currently checked out by another user, you can place it on reserve. Please submit a complete request by online (Cute.Catalog). You may also submit at the circulation desk.

Book Purchase Request

You can request a book which is not owned in the library.(Kyushu University members only)
Please make a request for purchase via Web form.

Shelf Guides(Japanese)

See our branch libraries' sites.
  Central | ItoMedical | Design | Chikushi | HSSL

Photocopying of Library Materials

【ATTENTION!!】
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.

Patrons can use self-service copy machines in the libraries. The photocopiers accept cash (coins only) or pre-paid cards
※We do not have exchange services.
Copying archival items and books bound in japanese style is limited.

 

Automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS)

Automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is equipped in Ito and Chikushi Library.

If you would like to use materials in the ASRS, please ask library staff.
In Ito Library, a specialized computer for book retrieval is equipped next to the circulation desk. Anyone can pick up materials in the ASRS by the computer.

Kyushu University members also can send a request to pick up materials in the ASRS by the Web after user registration. (Chikushi Library will start the service from April, 2014.)
For more information, please refer to the following guides.
 Ito | Chikushi