Services While Library is Partially Open (April 1 – Mid. May)

University of the Ryukyus Main Library is currently under the earthquake-resistance renovation work during the year of 2015. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you and we would appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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Please note the summarized information regarding the services while the Library is partially open. Starting April 1, the fully open area will sequentially be expanded, and by the middle of May, we will go back to our regular opening hours.

★You can use Front Entrance Door more…
After April 1, you can use the Main Library’s front entrance door. We have installed the Entering-Leaving System, so please be sure to bring your student / faculty ID card or library user’s card at the time of your visit.
Also, please note that the book materials are being moved while the Library is partially open. Therefore, you might still have limited access to some book materials. Please read “Book Material Use during the Renovation Work” on our website for details. (8:30 – 17:00, weekdays).

★Suito (on-hold) service for closed stack book materials is available more…
For the book materials which had been stored in the areas where library users are not allowed to enter for safety reasons, Suito (on-hold) service is available by pre-reservation via mail. Also, the number of books and loan periods are now doubled (20 books for 4 weeks for under graduate students, 30 books for 4 weeks for graduate students, 40 books for 8 weeks for faculty and staff, and 6 books for 4 weeks for external users).

★Free ILL and Book Loan services are available more..(about book) (about journal articles)
We have free Copy (ILL) and Book Loan services for the books and journal articles which are temporarily removed from the library due to the renovation work. (※Internal users only)

★Study Room is still available
In the Study Room on the 1st floor of the General Education Building, you can read newspapers, use desktop computers and printers, and pick up materials (on-hold books and ILL materials) after 17:00 (until 21:15, weekdays).

Announcement: Library Partial Opening (As of June 25, 2015)

Book Material Use during the Renovation Work (revised on Februaly 10, 2016)