Visitors who have library cards can borrow books held by General Library (Library for Intercultural Studies) or Library for Maritime Sciences.

  1. Who can receive card?
  2. What can be borrowed?
  3. Lending Terms and Conditions
  4. Application
  5. Contact us

Please check “User Guides” and “Information for Graduates & Visitors“.

Who can receive card?

Those who aged 15 and over.
(Kobe University Library is open to the general public with no connection to age, but books cannot be borrowed if you are under 15.)

What can be borrowed?

Books in open shelves of the General Library (and Library for Intercultural Studies), and books in Library for Maritime Sciences can be borrowed.
There are some materials not for loan e.g. journals, books held in laboratory, rare books and reference books.

Lending Terms and Conditions

3 books for 2 weeks (Renewing cannot be accepted.)

Application

・Please ask circulation desk in General Library (Library for Intercultural Studies), or in Library for Maritime Sciences.
・Please bring two items.
①your identification card shows name and address. (e.g. driver’s license, passport)
②your ID photo (in size 3×2.4cm, it will be pasted on card)
・Your card remains valid until the end of fiscal year. In order to renew it, submit your identification card shows name and address to circulation desk in General Library (Library for Intercultural Studies) or Library for Maritime Sciences.

Contact us

Contact us for more information.
General Library (Library for Intercultural Studies)
Library for Maritime Sciences