Borrow/Return/Renewal

Borrow

You can borrow items at the counter or by using the self check-out/return machine.
※Please bring books with accompanying materials, books for experiment, journals, and reference books to the counter.

Number of Books You Can Borrow/Loan Period

Faculty Students/Staff
Open-shelf Books 5 books/2 weeks
Books in Stacks Area  30 books/3 months 10 books/1 month
Books for Experiment Not available for loan 3 books/1 weeks
Journals No limit/Must be returned on the same day No limit/Must be returned on the same day
Reference Books No limit/Must be returned on the same day No limit/Must be returned on the same day

※Books for experiment are held by The North Library. Only undergraduate students of the Undergraduate School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering can borrow them.

Return

You can return items at the counter or by using the self check-out/return machine.
※Please bring books with accompanying materials and books for experiment to the counter.

Please use the book drop located near the entrance when the library is closed.

Late returns cause inconvenience to other users. Please be sure to return items until the due date.
If you do not return items after the due date, you will not be able to borrow any items.

Inter-campus Return Service

Books borrowed from other campuses or remote areas can be returned to a nearby library.
※e.g., Books borrowed from Yoshida Campus libraries can be returned to Katsura Library (Katsura Campus).

When you return books from other libraries, please bring them to the counter.  

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Return by Mail

If it is difficult for you to return your borrowing books to the library for some reason, you may return them by mail or other package delivery service. (You are responsible for the shipping costs.)
When you return books, please package them carefully and write "Returned Books" on the package.

Please refer to "Access" for the address.
※When returning books held by the North Library by mail, please send them to 【The South Library】.

Renew

If there are no reservations by other users, you can extend the return due date through KULINE.
※If you cannot extend the due date through KULINE, please come to the counter with the books you wish to extend and your identification card (student ID card, employee ID card, or library card).

How to Renew on KULINE

  1. Click on the "User Service" tab at the top of the page.
  2. Select "Check Status of Loan/Reservation".
  3. Click on the "Extension" button on the "Lending Status" tab.
    ※If the "Extension" button is not displayed, click on the (+) button to display it.

Number of Times You Can Renew/Renewal Period

Faculty Students/Staff
Open-shelf Books Up to 5 times/2 weeks from the renewal date
Books in Stacks Area Up to 2 times/3 months from the renewal date Up to 2 times/1 month from the renewal date
Books for Experiment Non-renewable in principle

※To prevent the spread of infectious diseases, the number of times you can renew has now been changed.