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Joetsu University of Education Library

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■Library Hours

Mon. - Fri.Sat., Sun. and National Holidays
Vacation (Spring,Summer)9:00-17:0012:00-18:00
Vacation (Winter)9:00-17:00closed

The library calendar can be accessed on the www (pdf)

*Closed on : New Year's Days (Dec. 29- Jan.3)

*Closed on : Bon Festival

*Closed on : The Common Test for University Admissions

■Arrangement of materials

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order:

1st floor: Natural science, Technology, Industry, Journals, Bulletins of the University, Audiovisual materials

2nd floor: Textbooks, Reference books, Journals(newly published)

3rd floor: Philosophy, History, Social science, Art, Language, Literature, Local materials, General books

*After use, please return materials to their original place.

■How to find library materials

You can search for books and journals using OPAC.

Contents of the Bulletin of University

■How to borrow library materials

The library has a regular lending service as well as an overnight lending service. Students who wish to borrow materials should either use the automatic book-lending machine or show the materials with their user ID cards at the reference counter and follow the procedures.

・ Regular Lending Service

classification usersmaximum number of materials to be lendedthe term of lending materials
bookstext booksbinded journalsjournals except for the latest
graduate students15 bookswithin 4weekswithin 2weekswithin 3dayswithin 3materials 3days
under graduate students10 bookswithin 3weeks

・One-night Lending Service

classification usersthe latest journals and the materials which are not permitted to be lended
graduate students and undergraduate studentsmaximum number of materials to be lendedthe term of lending materials
1 material30minutes before closing to the opening time of the next day


Various e-resources are available on our campus. Please refer to the guide (Japanese version only).

■Additional Services

・ Copying Service

Users who want to copy materials should fill out an application form for copying.

・ ILL(Interlibrary Loan) Service

If you want to read some materials which are in other university, you can use ILL service.

・ Reference service

You can consult the clerk about investigating the materials for research and study.

■Rules of Users

・ Eating and drinking is not allowed.

・ Not to smoke in the library.

・ Not to use mobile phone.

・ Treat the materials carefully and do not damage or lose them.

・ Keep the term of lending.

・ Watch the bulletin board in the library.

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