How to Use Our Libraries

Library Card

To use Kyushu University libraries, all patrons need to have our library cards. Patrons can use all libraries on campus, however be aware that each library has different policies for use.

Students

For those who are issued magnetic or IC student ID card, use it as your libray card.
For those who are issued NON-magnetic or IC student ID card, we issue your library card at your nearest library on campus.
CAMPUS LIBRARY
Hakozaki Central Library
Humanities and Social Science Library
Ito Ito Library
Medical Medical Library
Ohashi Design Library
Chikushi Chikushi Library
Notes
When you apply the issue of your own card, show us something to identify your name and status at Kyushu University, such as campus ID and a letter of appointment.
For details, go to our branch libraries' sites.

Faculty and Staff

Your staff ID card or Personal card works as a library card.
If you don't have, please ask a personnel section of your department about the availability of the card.
If it is unavailable, we issue your library card at your nearest library on campus.

Professor Emeritus

Your Professor Emeritus Card works as a library card.
If you don't have, please make application by phone below.
Personnel Affairs Division 
Phone: 092-802-2236
Point to be checked: your name (in Roman name) and your address

Admittance and Exit

Admittance

All patrons are required to present their library-use card to enter. When you are not carrying with your card, ask a librarian at the circulation desk how to enter.

[Patrons with disabilities]Call our staff when you need help.

Exit

You may just go through the gates at entrance to exit.
[NOTE]
When you leaving with our materials that are not checked out, the gate at entrance blocks your way with alarm bell and we inspect all belongings you are carrying with. We appreciate your cooperation.
The following items may cause the alarm works.
  • Items borrowed at other libraries (including ILL items)
  • Rented CDs and DVDs
  • Cell phones
  • Portable music players