Recommending Books

Faculty Recommended Books

We will accept recommendations of books for students (including graduate students) that can contribute to their studies and broaden their education (general education books).

On Applying

  • Only University of Tsukuba faculty members (including lecturers [non-full-time]) can make recommendations.
  • Recommendations should be made within the range of \200,000 a year per person.
  • This is not intended for faculty members’ research purposes.
  • Recommended books should be ones which are not held by the library material rooms for that major.
    Books will be placed on the general stack after purchase.
    Those general education books recommended can be checked on the List of Book Recommendations for Students page on the library’s website.
    If books need to be placed at Course Reserved Books shelves (books are in-library use only), please apply as Course Reserves.
  • Journals and databases are excluded.
  • Books which require high specialty are excluded from general education books.
  • Recommendations of unpublished books cannot be accepted. Please make recommendations after they are published.
  • Depending on the budget situation, acceptance of recommendations may be stopped during the fiscal year.

Application

Recommendations can be made from Tulips Linker or My Library.

Apply from Tulips Linker

* When you apply from off-campus, please use remote access service (Tulips Warp).

  1. Search the book on CiNii Books or WorldCat.
    *We recommend using CiNii Books first. In the case of no results, please use WorldCat.
  2. Click “教員推薦図書”(Faculty Recommended Books) on Tulips Linker and login. (If you already logged in, you do not need to login again.)
  3.  Fill in necessary information on the application form.
    You will need to provide the course name (and name of college, school or program) for making recommendations. In case of recommending general education books, the recommendation reason needs to be provided.
  4. For users of Library E-mail Service, a confirmation mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address.
  5. You will be notified when the book is ready for use.
    * You will get separate notice if the book could not be purchased for various reasons.

Apply from My Library

  1. Login to “My Library” and fill in necessary information on the application form.
    You will need to provide the course name (and name of college, school or program) for making recommendations. In case of recommending general education books, the recommendation reason needs to be provided
  2. For users of Library E-mail Service, a confirmation mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address.
  3. You will be notified when the book is ready for use.
    * You will get separate notice if the book could not be purchased for various reasons.

Inquiry Contact

University of Tsukuba Library,  Division of Information Processing and Management
(Collection Development Section)
Ext. 2346
E-mail: sensho#@#tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp (Replace “#@#” with “@”)

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