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Contents lounge   2Freading room
Graduates Hub   1Fbookshelf
wood deck

■Visiting the Library

You need to scan your student ID or library card when you enter and leave the library and borrow library materials. If you do not have the ID, please contact the User Service staff and fill in the application form on the counter.

* You may use your student ID/library card at any Shizuoka University Libraries.

■Service Hours

Service Monday - Friday Weekend & Holiday
Intersession Regular ExamWeek Intersession
Library Open Hours 9:00 - 22:00 9:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 19:00 9:00 - 21:00 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Stack Open Hours Time to open - 1 hour before closing
Reference Services
(Including ILL Service)
9:00 - 12:30,
9:00 - 12:30,
- - -
S-Port 2nd FL 9:00 - 22:00 9:00 - 17:00 10:00 - 19:00 9:00 - 21:00 10:00 - 17:00
Weekend & Holiday Services: Check-out, renewal and return of materials / Use of thin-client computer terminals and self-service copiers & printers.
Reference services are NOT available on weekends and holidays.


New Year Holidays (Dec. 28th - Jan. 4th)
During the university entrance exam period
* Library hours are subject to change. It will be notified on the board and the library website.


  Undergraduate Graduate Faculty Staff
Emeritus Professor
Limit of Items
(open shelves)
5 10 50
Loan Periods 2 weeks 1 month 1 month 1 month
Special Circulation Thesis&Dissertation/Seminar Class/
Teaching Practice
Serials 5 (16:00-overnight loan only)
* Current issues of serials may not be borrowed.
* Undergraduate only, each item may be renewed one time for two weeks if no hold/request has been placed.
* Loan periods may be extended over breaks.(Undergraduate,Graduate)
* To apply for the special circulation service, please contact library staff.

<Overdue Penalty> If you fail to return books by the due date, your borrowing privileges will be suspended for the total number of overdue days.

■How to Borrow/Return


Self-checkout stations are available for you to borrow library materials. You may also check out items at the Service Counter. You need your student ID or library card to check out library mateials.
* The library exit has a security system. If you fail to check out any library materials, it beeps and the gate will not open.


You return items at the Service Counter. Please use the drop-off box when the library is closed.


You can renew library item (book) once as long as no hold/request has been placed. You can renew items online through myLibrary, at the self-checkout station or at the Service Counter. * Undergraduate only.


The library catalog, OPAC, contains the holdings of Shizuoka University Libraries. All library books are arranged NDC (Nippon Decimal Classification). Serials are arranged in alphabetic order by title. Library materials are shelved not only in the reading rooms but also in cloed stacks and faculty offices.


Location Access
OPEN 1st FL - BOOK Fill out a Request Form and request at the Counter.
S-Port 2nd FL - SYLLABUS BOOK Accessible to every user.
S-Port 2nd FL - CAREER SUPPORT Accessible to every user.
S-Port 2nd FL - REGIONAL INDUSTRY Accessible to every user.
S-Port 2nd FL - SHIZUOKA UNIV. CORNER Accessible to every user. Non Circulating.
S-Port 2nd FL - INTERNATIONAL Accessible to every user.
S-Port 2nd FL - AUDIO VISUAL Accessible to every user. Non Circulating
S-Port 2nd FL - RECOMMENDED Accessible to every user.
CLOSED 1st FL - BOOK Fill out a Request Form and request at the Counter.
Faculty Offices Contact the Counter
Books in Shizuoka Main Library You can borrow. Please apply through myLibrary or at the Counter.
Serials in Shizuoka Main Library You can't borrow but can obtain photocopy. Copying fee is 20 yen per page. Please apply through myLibrary or at the Counter.
Reference Services Hour is Mon.-Fri. 9:00-17:00

○Photocopy Services

Self-service copy machines are located in the S-port on the second floor. You need either a copy card or coins to use these copiers. [Copy Application Form] [pdf]
Copy cards can be purchased from the vending machines near the copiers.

■Hold & Request

You can place a hold on a title that is checked out or place a request on an item that is not available at your library.
We will notify you by phone or email when the item is available for pickup. The item will be held for you at the Counter for about one week. You cannot place a hold while your borrowing privileges are suspended. To place a hold, find the item in OPAC and press the [Hold/Request] button.

■Recommend a Title for Purchase

The library welcomes suggestions from students for titles to consider purchasing. Please recommend us a book, journal or other information resource which support your study and research.
Recommendation can be made online through myLibrary. Before submitting a suggestion, please check the online catalog to make sure the title you want is not owned by any Shizuoka University Libraries. Please include your telephone number and e-mail address on the form.
A student may recommend up to three titles with a limit of 10,000 yen per year. Your suggestions will be carefully evaluated at the acquisition meeting.

■Reference Services

Reference librarians help you make effective use of the library resources by advising you on the use of the catalog and website and suggesting appropriate databases for your subject area.
If you have any questions, please visit the Counter.

1. Referral Service

We issue a referral letter, enabling you to be referred to other institutes, including other university libraries, for use of specific items that are not available at Shizuoka University. You are encouraged to verify their access policies on their websites before requesting the letter. You are expected to bring your Student ID along with the referral letter to the institute.

2. Library Seminar

All Shizuoka University freshmen will take a Basic Library Seminar during regularly scheduled class times; you will have a library tour and learn how to locate library items. If you want to improve your research skill, please contact a Reference Service librarian to arrange an Advanced Library Seminar.
We also offer seminars on databases and electronic journals. Please check out library news for schedules.

3. Cooperation with Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library

You can borrow materials from Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library, using the reference services at Shizuoka University Library. When you cannot find a certain material you need in our OPAC, please go to the Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library website and try searching on their online catalong to see if Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library has the material. You can also return materials which you have borrowed at Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library at the Circulation Counter of Shizuoka University Library. The transportation of materials is operated once a week.

■Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services

1. Borrowing Shizuoka Library materials

You can have circulating library materials available at any Shizuoka University Libraries. To place a request, find the item you want in our OPAC and press the [Hold/Request] button. Contact a reference librarian when you need materials shelved not in the library but in faculty offices in Shizuoka Campus. To obtain a photocopy, go to myLibrary and make an ILL request. Copying fee is 20 yen per page. Delivery is scheduled daily between Hamamatsu and Shizuoka campuses.

2. Obtaining photocopy

If you need a journal article, book chapter or image of an item that is not available at any Shizuoka University Libraries, you may obtain a photocopy from other libraries. You will be responsible for the shipping and copying charges. It takes approximately one week to obtain the photocopy.

3. Borrowing books and other library materials

If you need an item that is not available at any Shizuoka University Libraries, you may borrow a copy from other libraries. You need to pay the round-trip delivery cost. Items usually arrive within one week after you make a request. There may be a restriction on borrowing materials, when the item is for onsite use only.

4. Making an ILL Request online through myLibrary

Applying for this service

Fill out the application and email it to the Branch Library Services or visit the Counter in person.
(Application Form (Faculty): [pdf], [word])
(Application Form (Student): [pdf], [word])
Branch Library Services phone:053-478-1391 (Extension 1391) mail: lib-hama at adb.shizuoka.ac.jp


■Computing and Projector

Reading Rooms have wireless/wired connections to the internet.
In order to log on to the library computer or use the internet, you need an account and password issued at the Center for Information Infrastructure.
(On Campus)

○Printing from the Thin Clients

○Connecting to the Shizuoka University Network