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Akita University Library

Operating Hours & Materials

Operating Hours

Central Library・Medical Library Weekdays Weekends & Holidays
Usual 8:30-22:00 12:00-18:00
During a long vacation 8:30-17:00 Closed


Closing Day

  ■Weekends and National Holidays on During a long vacation
  ■the New Year holidays(12/28-1/4)
  ■Entrance examinations
   ※Exam period and semester breaks vary in each library. Details of opening hours is posted on top-page
    of the library homepage, Please check those.


Library’s Materials

Central Library

Location Materials
1st Floor Reference Books, Audiovisual Materials, Newspapers, Maps, Textbooks, Newly Arrived Books, JIS, Support books (Information gathering, Studying English, Job hunting)
Lounge(1st Floor) Newly Arrived General Magazines, Newspapers(current month)
2nd Floor Books, Dictionaries/Cyclopedia, Scientific Research Expenses Reports, Small-sized Books, Books about Akita, Books about International Relations, Music Score
Gallery(2nd Floor) Newly Arrived Academic Journals, Syllabuses, Books about Syllabuses, Books about Akita University, Books about Konan Naito
3rd Floor Large-sized Books, Reference Books
Archives(1st Floor) Books 540-999, Japanese Journals K-Z, Collection of Books of curriculums, Textbooks, Secondary Sources
Archives(2nd Floor) Books 000-539,Maps
Archives(3rd Floor) Foreign Journals, Japanese Journals A-K
Storage Archives*1 Books in Japanese Binding, Chinese Classics, Books about Akita University, Master's Theses, Bachelor’s Degree Theses
Special Materials Room*2 Books about the Northern Education Method, Rare Books

 *1 You can use in the storage archives and the special materials room on Weekdays from 8:30 - 17:00. Please
  contact the Central Library Service Desk in 8:30 - 16:00 of a weekday to request the collection in this room.
 *2 Please apply to make your reservation at least one week prior to your desired date of access.

Medical Library

Location Materials
2nd Floor Books, Reference Books, Journals(1992-)
1st Floor Secondary Sources, Doctoral / master's Theses, Summaries of Bachelor’s Degree Theses, Scientific Research   Expenses Reports, Materials about Akita University, Audiovisual Materials
Electric Compact Stack(1st Floor) Journals(-1991), Health and Labor Sciences Research Reports
Browsing Corner(1st Floor) Newspapers, General Magazines

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