Free Book Loan (ILL) Service for the Book Materials Temporarily Unavailable

The library is currently under the renovation work and we are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you. We have Copy Service (ILL) for free for the journal articles which are temporarily removed from the library due to the renovation work. In addition, we have free Book Loan Service (ILL) for the book materials which are temporarily unavailable because they had also been removed from the library.

Free Copy (ILL) Service and Book Loan (ILL) Service are available for most of the journal articles and book materials which cannot be used due to the removal.

【Materials Subjected to Book Loan Service】
Foreign Book Materials (acquired before 1994) and others which had been moved out of the library are subjected to the Free Book Loan Service.

【Persons Eligible to Use Service】
Members of University of the Ryukyus (undergraduate, graduate and research students, staff and faculty and others)

【Trial Period】
July 6, 2015 – August 14, 2015
【Period of Implementation】
August 15, 2015 –March 31, 2016

The service will be carried out during the above mentioned dates.

【How to Request for Service】
1. Go to Book Holdings (Univ. of the Ryukyus) from the Library Website>FIND, and check if the book you need is in stock. Then make sure that it has a note “【利用休止】” which means it’s temporarily unavailable, on the location screen.
2. Go to My Library Login from the Library Website>USE to enter your request. Type in “OPAC上利用休止” in the designated area. (How to request for service pdf[Japanese only])

【Contact for Inquiries】
Material Service Subsection
Phone number: 098-895-8166
e-mail address:

Go to the Main Library Renovation Work Announcements Page