Check out, Return, Renewal(The North Library/The South Library)

Check out

Books can be checked out at the main desk and by using the Self Check-Out Machines.

Borrowing & Circulation

Faculty Undergraduates, Graduate Students, Staff 
Open-shelf Books 5 volumes/ 2Weeks 5 volumes/ 2Weeks
Books in Stacks Area  30 volumes/ 3month 10 volumes/ 1month

※ Periodicals and reference books must be returned the same day.

Return

Please return books to the main desk and by using Self Check-Out Machines. Some materials cannot be returned at the Self Check-Out Machines, so please bring them to the desk.

When the library is closed, please return books to the bookpost out of the Library door

You can return books at another campus.
For example, if you borrow a book from a Katsura Library on Katsura campus, you can return it to The South 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.
Currently, open-shelf books can be renewed up to 5 times and books in stacks area can be renewed up to 2 times to prevent infectious diseases.

  • 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 us if you cannot log in to MyKULINE.