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Place a Hold Service

From 1st July 2020, you can place a hold request on items held in Katsura Library and 5 Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus. Apply for the service through MyKULINE. Even if the item is not on loan, you can make a request.

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Guide to Place a Hold Service(PDF)

How to make a Request

  1. You can reserve books through MyKULINE. Search KULINE, click the “Reserve” button and login to MyKULINE.


  *You can reserve items which is NOT "on loan" if the “Reserve” button is attached on it.

2.On the “Request Confirmation”, if the request details are correct, click the “Submit”.
  *Although the system shows as if the receiving place is the holding library, the actual receiving place is Katsura Library or the Library of Architecture in Yoshida campus.
  *If you want to deliver the Katsura Library items to Yoshida campus, please input "Receive at Yoshida campus" in "Note" field. If you want to deliver the items in 5 Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus to Katsura Library, please input "Receive at Katsura Library" in "Note" field.

3. If you are notified by the library your reserved item is available, please come and pick it up.
  *You can pick up the item at the Library of Architecture(Yoshida) from 13:00 to 16:00.


・This service is only for Kyoto University members.
・This is a temporary service to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
・5 Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus are closed now. The Library of Architecture is open only as a delivery counter. The reading room and stacks are not available.
・For the convenience of the system, we check them out before the delivery. The delivery period is included in the loan period.
・If you want to extend the loan period, you can renew the due date through MyKULINE unless other users have reserved them. The times to extend the period are increased from the normal rule.
・For return please come to Katsura Library or use the return boxes.  Return boxes are placed at Katsura Library and Libraries of faculty of engineering in Yoshida campus except Electrical and Electronic Engineering Library. You can also return them by postal mail or other delivery services. (Users are to pay the delivery fee.)
・If you want to receive at other than Katsura Library or the Library of Architecture(Yoshida), please make a Loan request (ILL) as before.
・If you want to place a hold request for the items without the "Reserve" button, send an e-mail to the below address.
State "Request for placing hold" in the subject and write your name, student ID, title, volume number and material ID in the mail body.