This page is about borrowing and returning materials.
Please use self-checkout machine on the first floor of the Main Library to borrow books. Follow the instruction on the screen.
You can't borrow any books when you hold overdue books. Please come to the counter on the first floor of the Main library if you'd like to borrow the books you can't use the machine.
|Can be borrowed||Cannot be borrowed|
|Self checkout machine||Document Supply Center||
Please return books you borrowed to the following place. Books found in other places might not be regarded as returned. If you cannot bring checked out books by due date, you can return books to the Document Supply Center by registered mail or by parcel delivery service.
Book Returns(Only when closed)
If you have difficulty coming to the library in person to return your books, we will accept the return of books by mail or courier service.
Please put books that are used in the Library(not borrowed) on return trucks. If you return to wrong place, it's very difficult to find out. Please DO NOT put them back to shelves by yourself.
You cannot borrow books newly if you hold overdue books. Also, following overdue fines are set.
Please see "Overdue Fine" for how to pay for it.
You can check your current Loans, Reserves and Overdues on MyLibrary .
Please log in to MyLibrary and see Loan and Reservation Status to check your status.
Reservation can be put on borrowed books via OPAC. When books are returned, an e-mail notification will be sent to your ICU domain e-mail address e.g.,(cXXXXXXx@icu.ac.jp). Books will be kept at the Document Supply Center for 3 days(for ordinary books); 1 day(for Course Reserves.) On the day Course Reserve Books cannot be reserved in advance. You can also use MyLibrary to check whether requested books are ready to be borrowed or not.
You can renew the duedate via MyLibrary, at the desk, or by the self-checkout machine. Be sure to bring the book and your ID card when you renew at the desk or by the self-checkout machine. Renewal may not be done if a reservation is placed by other users.
All ICU CLA and GS Master's degree students can renew on MyLibrary up to 5 times. Doctoral students can renew as many times as they would like on MyLibrary, if no one makes a reservation for them. Library Friends can renew just once on it.