Borrowing Books

Maximum Items and Loan Period

Maximum Items and Loan Period

Different conditions apply according to your status at the University of Tsukuba.
If you are not sure of your borrowing limit, show your library card and inquire at the main counter.

Users Max Items Loan Period (Renewals) Notes
Undergraduate students Standard loan: 10 books 3 weeks (3 times)

・”Basic Medical Books”: loan period 1 week, no renewal

Graduate students Standard loan: 20 books 3 weeks (3 times)
Faculty members Standard loan: 30 books 3 weeks (3 times)
Long-term loan for research: 100 books 1 year

* Applied to:
・Books purchased outside of library expenses
・Tokyo University of Education Ex-Library Collection

Using the Self-Checkout Machine

Have the books you want to borrow and your library card ready.

You can check out books with the self-checkout machine in the library.

If you are unable to check out with the machine, go to the main counter.

Making Renewals with “My Library”

You can check your loan situation through the web service “My Library.”
If you have not finished the book by the due date, you can renew your loan period on “My Library.”
If you have problems accessing “My Library,” take the book and your library card to the main counter for renewal.
The loan period is 3 weeks from the date of the renewal.

You cannot make renewals in the following cases:

  • The book is reserved by other users
  • You have unreturned overdue material
  • During an overdue penalty period