Library Card for Visitors

Former-staff

Updated on February 21st, 2023

From Tuesday, February 21st, visitors without a library card are allowed to enter the library.

For those who wish to enter for reading only: Visitors who wish to enter the library for reading only can do so by filling out a reading application form when visiting the library. There is no need to obtain a library card. Please refer to "On-site User Services" for more information.

You can still use the library after leaving the univeristy.

We issue a library card to former faculties of the University of Tsukuba(full-time).
Please contact us from "Inquiry" for more information.
Anyone who meet conditions for application can get a library card.
In addition, during exam periods and other times, it may be limited the use of the library by non-members (including visitor, alumni, former-staff) in order to prioritize use by members of the University.

Conditions for applications

  • Former faculties of the University of Tsukuba(full-time)
  • Using and borrowing materials in the University of Tsukuba Library.
  • Never have been banned of issuing the library card before.
  • Not currently overdue with borrowing materials from the University of Tsukuba Library.

Notice

  • If you have lost or damaged your library card, please apply for "UPDATE". In the "Purpose of use" field, please enter "due to loss" in addition to your intended use. If you do not know your current ID, please contact us at the address listed at the bottom of this page.
  • You can apply for a renewal at any time, but the new expiration date will be "one year from the date the library staff processed the renewal," regardless of the current expiration date.
  • Your current card cannot be used until you receive the new one after the renewal process is complete.
  • The due dates of the books you borrowed before the renewal process will not be extended.

Available services and Lending Policy

The library card is valid for 1 year from the date of issue.
Please contact us for for more detail.

How to apply for the library card(New,Renew)

You can start applying from the following link.

Link to the application form

Link to application procedure

Auto-reply will be sent after your application.
Then, we sent you an e-mail to notice you the library card is ready.

If you registered with Gmail, you may not receive auto-reply. If you do not receive a notification that the library card is ready after a few days, please contact us at the contact information at the end of this page.

Notice! Please be enable to receive a mail from "@tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp".

Receiving the library card(New,Renew)

Location, hours and Requirements

You can receive your library card at the main counters of libraries.
You can receive the card anytime if libraries open.

Required documents

  • New
    • ID card with your name, photo, and current address (e.g., driver's license, individual number card).
      If your address on the ID card is different from your current address, please bring a public utility bill addressed to you at your current address.
  • Renew
    • ID card with your name, photo, and current address (e.g., driver's license, individual number card).
      If your address on the ID card is different from your current address, please bring a public utility bill addressed to you at your current address.
    • A library card (currently you are holding)

Inquiry

If you have any question with application, please contact us with your information as following.

  1. Name
  2. Whether you hold the library card of University of Tsukuba Library
  3. Barcode number of your library card (if you have)
  4. E-mail
  • E-mail:libcard@tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp
  • Tel: Contact list