Reading and Lending Book Materials during the Renovation Work

The Main Library will be partially open due to the renovation work as of July 1, 2015. We are sorry for the great inconvenience this may have caused you and we would appreciate your understanding.
Most of the book materials in the reading rooms had been moved to the stack rooms, but you can still read and lend them as usual. However, there might be some cases where a request needs to be made before you read books or your accessibility to books gets limited.
During this time, Torioki (on hold) service is available for you when needed, for example, if you want to pick up a library book material at the Study Room after 17:00, you need Torioki (on hold) service.
Be sure to search for the book materials online and put in a request through mail beforehand so that the library staff can provide the book materials you need. Please follow the instructions below.
The regular book material service is available at the Medical Library.

【How to put in a request for Torioki (on hold) Service】
If you want to pick up a library book material at the Study Room after 17:00, Please put in a request via mail for Torioki (on hold).


Mail address: torioki@to.jim.u-ryukyu.ac.jp
Re: Request for book materials on hold
Type in the following information in the text;
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Name:
User ID (11 digit numbers on a student or faculty member card)
See the samplestudent ID cardstaf ID card

Desired pick up time: Either between the hours of 8:30 to 17:00, weekdays (temporary service desk in the Main Library), or 17:00 to 20:30, weekdays (temporary service desk in General Education Building No.1, First Floor Study Room). Please leave the one you chose.
Book Information
Title/Author:
Library ID:
Location:
Call Number:
Status of Book:
Attached Material Use:
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Here is the example (Typed is the information of the sample book on screen. You can click to enlarge the image.)
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Name:John Smith
User ID:12345678901
Desired pick up time:hours of 8:30 to 17:00
Book information
Title/Author:琉大物語 : 1947-1972 / 山里勝己著
Library ID:0020100016209
Location:沖縄開架B
Call Number: 377.28/YA/
Status:Loanable
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【Cautions】
※ If you wish to pick up your books 8:30 – 17:00, weekdays, please pick them up at the temporary service desk in the Main Library. The alternative pick up hours are 7:00 – 20:30, weekdays, and you can pick up your books at the temporary service desk in General Education Building No.1, First Floor Study Room. If you have a problem picking up your books by 20:30 on weekdays, consult us in person by mail.
※ If you are not a User ID holder, you can only put in a request for reading purposes.
※ You can get the book information from our Book Stock Retrieval (Ryukyu Daigaku) system.
※ Please set up your mail system so that you can receive the mails from @jim.u-ryukyu.ac.jp、@lib.u-ryukyu.ac.jp. You can check the preparation status of the requested book materials from Library Login menu. (the university members only)
※ If we have multiple requests for the same book materials, we will respond in order of the time in which the request was made.
※ As for the maximum number of book materials you can request, please look at the information regarding the number of books for lending and loan period for your reference.

【From Request to Pick Up time】

Time and Day to Put In Request Time and Day for Pick Up
Before 13:00, weekday The following opening day after 8:30
After 13:00, weekday The following opening day after 15:00~
Weekends and holidays Tuesday after 8:30
※ If Monday is a holiday, Wednesday after 8:30

※ If Monday is a holiday, Wednesday after 8:30

【Number of Books for Lending and Loan Period】

           

General Book Materials
Number of Books Loan Period
Undergraduate students/Credited Auditors 20 4 wks.
Graduate students 20 4 wks.
Staff and faculty Members 40 8 wks.


【Pick Up Location】
  Weekdays 8:30 – 17:00, the temporary service desk in the Main Library
  Weekdays 17:00 – 20:30, the temporary service desk in General Education Building No.1, First Floor Study Room
※ During the periods in which classes are not in session, you cannot pick up book materials after 17:00. If you have any difficulties using this service, please consult with us individually.

【How to Return Books】
Please return the book materials at the temporary service desk in the Main Library or the temporary service desk in General Education Building No.1, First Floor Study Room.

【Book Materials Subjected to This Service】
The ones with ◎○△ marks shown on the accessibility chart in Book Material Use during the Renovation Work ( revised on August 12).pdf are subjected to this service. You can only read the books with △ marks inside the library. The book materials in the Medical Library are not subjected to this service.

【Contact for Inquiries】
Material Service Subsection
Tel: 098-895-8166
e-mail address: service@lib.u-ryukyu.ac.jp

Go to the Main Library Renovation Work Announcements Page