Yamagata University Agricultural Library
1-23 Wakaba-machi, Tsuruoka-shi, Yamagata, 997-8555 JAPAN
TEL: 0235-28-2810 / FAX: 0235-28-2815
|Monday to Friday||8:45-21:00||8:45-17:00|
|Saturday, Sunday and National holidays||10:00-17:00||Closed|
Spring* Feb.20 to Apr.8
Summer* Aug.1 to Sep.30
Winter* Dec.25 to Jan.10
(University Foundation Day Oct.15)
Saturday, Sunday and National holidays(During vacation)
The year-end and New Year holiday.
If you want to check out the book, please come to the service desk with the book.
Do not take books out of the library without completing necessary procedures. When materials are improperly taken out of the library, an electric signaling device, which is installed at exit gate, will make buzzing sound.
|Undergraduates (including research students)||4 books||2 weeks|
|Graduate students (including doctoral students)||5 books||5 weeks|
Books that have not been reserved for other readers can be renewed(only once).
Please return the borrowed books to the service desk.
When the library is closed, please return books to the book post.
Library card(identification card) is not necessary.
Please observe the due date.
Reading in the library
Reading materials of any field in open-shelf reading room in the 1st floor can be used freely.
After use, please put the materials back in the same place where you found them.(Materials are arranged according to the classification numbers. Other users will be unable to find the materials if they are put in a different shelf)
Undergraduate theses that the library houses are those of students graduating until March 1994. The theses of students graduating from March 1995 onwards are kept in respective laboratories.
Newspapers and general education materials are placed in the hall at the 2nd floor, and can also be used freely.
How to find library materials
OPAC(Online Public Access Catalog) terminal is placed in the open-shelf reading room in the 1st floor and second floor.
Facilities and equipment in the library
|Section||Name of the room||Facilities and equipment|
|Reading desks(48 seats)
Internet PC(7 seat)
Newspaper reading desk(10 seats)
|1F||Open-shelf reading room||Reading desks(72 seats)
OPAC PC(1 seat)
Copy machines(2 machines)
Undergraduate, Master thesis and Doctoral dissertation
|Stack room||Stack collection||3F(Japanese materials, Academic journal)
2F(Western materials, Academic journal)
1F(Japanese materials, Academic journal)
Using the stack rooms
Please enter the stack rooms with caution, as some parts of the rooms have low ceilings, and there might be a jutting out on the base of the third floor.
Books and journals are shelved according to the categories below, and therefore, after use, please check carefully and put them back to the original place.
|First floor Japanese journals||A to S|
|Second floor foreign books & journals||(000: General works - 900: Literature) books
(A to Z) journals
|Third floor Japanese books & journals||
(000: General works / 100: Philosophy / 200: History / 300: Social Sciences /
400: Natural science / 500: Technology, Engineering / 700: The Art, Fine Art /
800: Language / 900: Literature) books
(S to Z) journals
The reference service is offered to support studies, surveys, and researches.
Users are encouraged to ask such questions as the location of materials, the use of reference materials, and information retrieval.
If you have question, please inquire at the service desk.
Black-and-white copy machine can be used for 10 yen per page, after filling in "materials duplication form."
To use color copy machine, user needs a copy card of the professor or lecturer.
User who does not have copy card needs to take the procedure of copy lending service at the counter.
Materials not held by this library can be borrowed from other university libraries.(only for university professors and graduate students)
Book delivery (Yamagata library's materials)
If you want to use other Yamagata library's book, you may order the book.
When you request the service, please fill in the application form and make a request at the service desk.
The cost for the service is charge-free.
It takes a few days for you to receive the book.
Other rules to be observed
- User must keep quiet in the library. Whispering and any actions that might disturb others are not permitted.
- Materials should be handled with care to avoid any damage.
- Readers are expected to pay for lost or damaged materials.
- Do not take books out of the library without completing necessary procedures. When materials are improperly taken out of the library, an electric signaling device, which is installed at exit gate, will mske buzzing sound.
- Eating and drinking are not allowed. Do not bring any food, gum, juice, etc. inside the library.
- Smoking is not allowed in the library.
- Do not use the cell-phone.
- Ignoring library rules or staff's instruction can cause the suspension of user's right of utilizing the library.