AcademicsLibrary Guide(Visitors)

The EUH Library is open to visitors who live in or commute to Hiroshima Prefecture
Please see below for the details.

Library Hours

Please check the EUH Library Calendar for the latest information.
Please note that the schedule is subject to change.


  • The Library Card is necessary to borrow library materials.
  • Present identification that verifies both your name and current address.
  • In addition to the above, commuters to and from the prefecture are required to present their employee or student ID card.
  • Holders of The PUH Library card can also use the card at The EUH Library.
  • Visitors can check out up to 5 books with a lending period of 2 weeks.
  • You can check out materials at the circulation desk or self-checkout machine.


NOTE: If you attempt to take library materials with you without the checkout procedure, you will trigger the security alarm at the library exit/entrance. In this case, you will be asked to come to the circulation desk to check your baggage.


※Materials listed below are for reference only.

・Materials with a “Forbidden” label attached

・Newspapers, the latest journals etc.



Return items by their due date at the circulation desk or the self-checkout machine. You can use the drop box located near the library entrance/exit during closed hours. Note that any user with overdue materials will not be allowed to borrow any additional materials.


Before the due date comes, loan period can be extended once unless another user has requested to reserve it.
please bring the material to the library counter. We cannot respond to telephone requests.


You can reserve materials if materials you need is out on loan or if you want to request materials from PUH campuses.

Our rules

  • Visitors can stay in the library for up to 1 hour daily during business hours.
  • Keep quiet so that you do not disturb other users.
  • Don’t talk on your cell-phone in the library. Don’t take photos in the library.
  • Materials on loan to you cannot be further loaned to others. 
  • No borrowing and/or returning materials in the name of others.
  • No smoking in the library.
  • Beverage can be brought in. Beverage containers/bottles must have a closable lid to prevent spills.
  • No eating in the library.
  • Keep your personal belongings under your own responsibility.
  • Please handle materials carefully.
  • Writing or drawing line in materials is strictly prohibited.
  • You are liable for any damage or loss of Library Materials.