Fujita Health Science Library Service Guide


ADMISSION

Our Library is open to all members of Fujita Health University, i.e., university staff, undergraduates, postgraduates, research and clinical fellows.

Non-members of Fujita Health University may use the Library with the director's permission.


LIBRARY HOURS

Monday - Friday

8:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday

8:45 am - 5:00 pm


CLOSED DAYS

・ National holidays and Sunday
・ University foundation anniversary (October 10)
・ President's Memorial Day (June 11)
・ New Year holidays (December 29 - January 3)
・ Other closing dates and changes in open hours will be notified each time


LOAN PERIOD


Position Books Journals Audiovisual material
Numbers Period Numbers Period Numbers Period
Undergraduates

2 vols

7 days

-

-

2 vols

7 days
University Members

5 vols

14 days

Unlimit

Over-night-loan

5 vols

14 days
Postgraduates

5 vols

14 days

Unlimit

Over-night-loan

5 vols

14 days
Research & Clinical fellows

5 vols

14 days

Unlimit

Over-night-loan

5 vols

14 days

*Reference Books are for library use only


ARRANGEMENT OF MATERIALS

Medical books are classified and arranged according to the National Library of Medicine Classification (NLMC).
Other books are classified and arranged according to the Nippon Decimal Classification (NDC).
Journals are arranged alphabetically.




HOW TO FINDING BOOKS AND JOURNALS

All collection in our library is possible to search by our library system's Internet OPAC (Online public access catalog) .


HOW TO CHARGE OUT A MATERIALS

Materials are loaned on presentation of your valid identification card of Fujita Health University.
If you carry a book that has not been treated with the due circulation procedure, an alarm sounds
and the gate shuts automatically.


RETURNING MATERIALS

Materials should be returned the Circulation Desk.
If you fail to return the materials within the designated period, you will pay penalty for delay.(\20/day/vol). So please be careful not to forget to return books on time.
Please don't return borrowed materials to the shelves.


RENEWAL

If you need to continue borrowing, bring the book to the Circulation Desk.
You can extend the loan period of the book if it is not reserved.
The loan may be repeated once consecutively.


PHOTOCOPYING SERVICE

You can photocopy materials as long as the copyright law permits such copying.
There are the forms on the photocopy counter.
After copy, please fill out the application for copying.

Monochrome Copy ( For members of the university and student )

\10/sheet
Monochrome Copy ( For nonmembers )

\50/sheet
Color Copy ( For members of the university and student )
\50/sheet
Color copy ( For nonmembers )

\100/sheet


INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Materials not available at the library can often be borrowed or photocopied from other libraries.
Payment is made by user after receipt of photocopied, depending on the regulations of the
supplying libraries.

If you wish to visit other libraries, you should obtain a letter of introduction at the counter.


SEARCH SERVICE

ICHUSHI , Medical*Online , Current Index to Japanese Nursing Literature , CINAHL , The Cochrane Library and Journal Citation Reports are accessible online to the Campus' members throughout the local network for 24 hours.
Information retrieval services are available to the user free of charge.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION

FOOD AND BEVERAGES : are not permitted in the Library.
LOST AND FOUND : Missing articles may be collected to the Circulation Desk.
SMOKING : is not permitted in the university.
CELLULAR PHONE OR BEEPER: Please turn off before entering the Library.
BELONGINGS: Your valuables and belongings you must have placed in a locker, or carry.
          If you have lost them in the library, we can not assume the responsibility


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