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Check out, Return (Renewal, Reservation)

(last modified April 7, 2020)

Check out

Books can be checked out at the main desk.

Be sure to bring your ID card to borrow books.

Please use the Self Check-Out Machines to check out books at Katsura Library and Library of Physics on Yoshida campus.

The lending period and borrowing limitations vary depending on holding library. Please see below for further details.

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Each librarie's condition to use books with short-term borrowing restrictions, such as reference books, is different. Please inquire at the library you want to use for details.

Return

Please return books to the desk.

You can return books at another campus.

For example, if you borrow a book from a library on Yoshida campus, you can return it to Katsura library.

If you fail to return a book on time, you cannot borrow any more books.

Remember, overdue book is inconvenient for other users.

 

Renewal

If a book has not been reserved by another user, you can extend the borrowing period using any of the following ways.

  • Using Kyoto University MyKULINE.
  • Request on extension by bringing your book and your identification card* to the counter within the borrowing period.

*your employee ID card, student ID card, or library card.

 You need to have an ECS-ID or SPS-ID* to extend the borrowing period online with MyKULINE.

*An ECS-ID or SPS-ID can be issued to students (ECS-ID) or faculty /staff members (SPS-ID) by the Institute of Information Management and Communication. Your ID will be in the format: a0******.

Please contact your nearest library if you cannot log in to MyKULINE.

 

Reservation

When you want to borrow a book which is currently unavailable, you can make a reservation in the following ways.

  • Using Kyoto University MyKULINE.
  • Appling at the library desk with your ID card.

 You need to have an ECS-ID or SPS-ID to make an on-line reservation using MyKULINE.

Please contact your nearest library if you cannot log in to MyKULINE.