Hamamatsu
  Books for new students “Let’s Start a New Campus Life!”

(2021/04/13)

Books for new students “Let’s Start a New Campus Life!”
We collected books that might be useful for new life.

April 12th(Mon)- May 14th(Fri),2021
Hamamatsu branch Library 1st floor, Gallery

2021年度 第1回 Exhibition

(*Click the image to open the PDF.)


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  All New 459 ebooks.

(2021/04/08)

459 ebooks.
On campus and off campus(GakuNin).


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  Library Tips for Freshmen

(2021/04/01)

入学おめでとう

Congratulations on your admission! Welcome to Shizuoka University.
Shizuoka University has the Shizuoka Main Library (Shizuoka Campus) and the Hamamatsu Branch Library (Hamamatsu Campus).
This webpage summarizes what freshmen should know when using the library for the first time.

さくら

Using the Library!

  • Please bring your student ID card to enter the library. Even if you haven’t had your student ID card yet, freshmen can enter the library. Please let the library staff know at the entrance gate.
  • You need your student ID card to borrow books from the library. After your student ID card will be issued, you may borrow books with it
  • Please check the library calendar on the library website or bulletin boards for the opening hours.
  • Undergraduate students may borrow 5 books for up to 2 weeks. And you can renew loan period of borrowed books only once. The checkout limit and the loan period for graduate students are different. Please see the Shizuoka main library user’s guide or the Hamamatsu branch user’s guide on our website for more details.
  • What things you can do at the library.

    • The Shizuoka main library holds about 910,000 and the Hamamatsu branch holds about 300,000 volumes of books, and there are also many journals and newspapers. The materials on the open shelves in the reading room are freely accessible. Many materials in the closed stacks are also available.
    • You can place a request on a book that is located at another campus’s library. In addition, if the Shizuoka University library doesn’t have the book you look for, you can borrow materials from other libraries through interlibrary loan.
    • You can use the various facilities available in the library. For more information, please see the Shizuoka main library floor guide or the Hamamatsu branch floor guide on the library website.
    • Wireless LAN connectivity to the campus network is available at all library locations. You can connect your wireless devices (laptop, smartphone, etc.) to the campus Wi-Fi.
    • You can use PCs at the PC work area. (This service is currently only available in the Hamamatsu Branch Library.)
    • At the Shizuoka Main Library, you may borrow a laptop that can be used in the library. You need your student ID card to borrow a laptop.
    • Student advisory group introduces library services in “NewsLetter 2021.4 No.44”, a publication of the library. Please take a look at it. (Japanese text only)

    What is ‘Lib★Navi’ ?

    • ‘Lib★Navi (Library Navigator)’ is a guidebook to use the Shizuoka University Library. It is one of the material of guidance for freshmen.
    • We use ‘Lib★Navi’ as a textbook of the Library seminar for freshmen.
    • Please check ‘Lib★Navi’ if you have any question about using our library.

    What service can we use online?

    • You can search for materials held in Shizuoka University Library on the OPAC. The OPAC is an online tool for searching materials available in the library which you can use anytime, anywhere online.
    • Not only printed books and articles, you can use Electronic Journal/Book titles and Databases which Shizuoka University Library subscribes. You can use some of them with your own SHIZUDAI ID and password when you are off campus.
    • ‘myLibrary’ is an online service which you can apply renewing the loan period, requesting books or photocopies of journal articles from other libraries, etc. You need your SHIZUDAI ID and password to use ‘myLibrary’.
    • You can see information of library at the Shizuoka University Library website and Official Twitter. On Twitter, we post useful information and various news about our library. Please follow us!

    What is ‘the Student Advisory Group’?

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    We’ll explain in more detail about how to use the library at the library seminar for freshmen.
    If you have any question, please feel free to contact the library staffs.


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  Change Service Hours and Restrictions on Library Services (Apr.1st – Jul.9th)

(2021/03/24)

We will change Service Hours of the library as follows:
Further changes may be made depending on the future spread of the new corona infection.

Apr.1st

Libraries will be closed.

Apr.2nd – Apr.4th

Library Open Hours

weekday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holiday: Closed

Closed Stacks Hours

Shizuoka Main Library

  • Application to use materials in closed stacks and enter closed stacks (for faculty staff and graduates): 9am to 4:45 pm on weekdays.

Hamamatsu Branch Library

  • Application to use materials in closed stacks and enter the closed stacks: 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays

Apr.5th – Sep.9th

Library Open Hours

weekday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
Sunday and holiday: Closed

Closed Stacks Hours

Shizuoka Main Library

  • Application to use materials in closed stacks: 9am to 4:45 pm on weekdays.
  • Enter the closed stacks (for faculty staff and graduates): 9 am to 7:30 pm on weekdays.
  • Materials in the closed stacks are not available on weekend and holidays.

Hamamatsu Branch Library

  • Application to use materials in closed stacks and enter the closed stacks: 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays
  • Materials in the closed stacks are not available on weekend and holidays.

Information About Library Services from Apr.1st to Jul.9th

Restrictions on Library Services

Shizuoka Main Library

  • Seats are available about an hour.
  • Personal booths, lounge, PC Work Area, Harvest Room are not available for use.
  • In principle, Seminar room is not available for use too. If you want to use it for class, please contact User Processing Unit.
  • Gallery is available. Please follow our cautions.
  • “Library Laptop for Loan” service is available. You can use it about an hour.

Hamamatsu Branch Library

  • Please refrain from seating for hours.
  • Personal booths, Group study rooms, Seminar Room/CALL Room and other facilities in the Library are not available for use.
  • Gallery is available. Please follow our cautions.
  • A part of PC are available for use.

ILL Services

Interlibrary loan service is available, but it may take longer than usual or be unable to offer to your request.

National Diet Library Digital Collection service

National Diet Library Digital Collection service is available (9 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 5 pm on weekdays). You can use it about an hour.

Visitors

Visitors will not be able to use Shizuoka University Library for the time being.


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  Available E-resources AT HOME [For support online classes and study at home]

(2021/03/24)

E-resources that Shizuoka university Library is subscribed can be used off-campus.
Through GakuNin with your SHIZUDAI ID → https://www.lib.shizuoka.ac.jp/en/browsing/outside/

■Shizuoka Shimbun Database plus Nikkei Telecom can be used off-campus (Limited-time 2020.Apr.28-May.31Jul.31 Sep.30 Limited-time: not yet decided )
※How to use : Please login “myLibraryLogin” and look at that “図書館からのお知らせ”.

KikuzoⅡVisualcan be used off-campus (Limited-time 2020.Apr.17-May.31 Jun.30 Sep.30 2021.Mar.31 2021.Apr.20-Jul.31)
※How to use : Please look at “Shizuoka University Student affairs System” notice.

■In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many publishers and vendors are making some of their contents freely available.
-For example-
https://mirai.kinokuniya.co.jp/2020/03/10052/
https://mirai.kinokuniya.co.jp/2020/04/10537/
http://kw.maruzen.co.jp/ln/covid19_info.html
https://www.usaco.co.jp/u_news/detail.html?itemid=1283&dispmid=605#un03

And so on.
Some can be used without any procedures. Please make use of them.

Recommended ebooks for Shizuoka University students

These are bookshelves of ebooks for Shizuoka University students.
You can read these ebooks from outside of a campus.

・Bookshelf for mini exhibition
https://booklog.jp/users/szulbklg
We introduce some ebooks for each theme.
We update this shelf once or twice a month.

・Bookshelf for large exhibition
https://booklog.jp/users/hamabunta3

If you want to get a rough idea of ​​what kind of ebooks are available, please see this bookshelf.

We can use various ebooks and e-resources besides the above.
You can search these resources on Shizudai OPAC and Publication Finder.


Shizuoka
  [Ended]Festivals and offering in Southeast Asia

(2021/03/03)

This is the exhibition by some international students of Asia Bridge Program (ABP), students of ABP sub-major, faculty staffs.

March 9th (Tue) – March 22nd (Mon) 9am – 5pm ; Monday – Friday
Shizuoka Main Library 4th floor, Gallery

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, please observe the following notes.

  • Please wear masks.
  • Please disinfect your hands and fingers.
  • Please keep the social distance.
  • We request visitors to refrain from entering the gallery.

2020年度 第3回 Exhibition

(*Click the image to open the PDF.)


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  For those who will graduate / For those who will continue to be enrolled

(2021/03/01)

■For those who will graduate

The due date is the same date of the graduation ceremony. (Shizuoka campus: March 23rd, Hamamatsu campus: March 19th)
Please return the books you borrow by the due date.

■For those who will proceed to the graduate school at the Shizuoka University

You can extend the loan period until March 31st. If you need extension, please ask to the library staff. (Weekday, 9:00-12:30, 13:30-17:00)
From April, you can borrow library materials after your student card issued.

■For those who will continue to be enrolled due to repeating a year etc.

If you are a fourth-year undergraduate student or a second-year graduate student who will continue to be enrolled next academic year due to repeating a year etc., you can extend the loan period until April 15th.
If you want extension, please ask to the library staff. (Weekday, 9:00-12:30, 13:30-17:00)


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  Extended Checkout for Spring Vacation (Students only)

(2021/01/28)

The loan period and return date during the spring vacation are as follows.
If you are going to graduate, the due date will be the graduation day.

Student Type of Item Check-out Due date
Undergrad. All Feb.4 – Mar.23 Apr.15
Grad. Open Shelf (Shizuoka)
Others Feb.4 - Mar.15