Health Sciences Library Facilities guide

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Instructions for Use of Health Science Library

  • Covered and capped beverages are permitted in the library except in the areas around book shelves, PCs and peripheral devices.
  • Eating and smoking is not permitted in any area of the library.
  • The use of cameras and mobile phones is prohibited.

Browsing and Copying of Materials

Browsing:

Materials on the open bookshelves may be browsed freely.
Please return them to their original location when finished.
Visit the counter for materials in the closed stack room.

Copying:

  • 3 copy machines  (coin-operated)
    Charges per page
    B/W  10 yen
    Color 30 yen (50 yen)
  • The copy machines are self-service.
  • The library does not break bills into coins.
  • Please fill out and submit the “Application for Copies” when copying library materials.
  • You may copy books and magazines within the following scope in accordance with Article 31 of the Copyright Act:
    • The user will use the copies personally for research purposes
    • The copy is only part of the material
    • Only one set of copies is made per material

Use of audio-visual materials

  • Materials accompanying books can be borrowed.
  • Videos and other individual audio-visual materials cannot be borrowed (except by faculty).
  • Use PC Media Space or VIDEO/DVD players in Carrel Room, Group Work Rooms to watch/listen to them.(Headphones are available at service counter.)

Study Area / Rounge

  • Please feel free to use the seats.

Wireless LAN usage area

  • Campus wireless LAN is available in the library.
  • Note: Users not associated with the university may bring PCs in and use them, but the wireless LAN is not available. Bring a charged battery.

Facilities

PC Media Space

  • 16 terminals in PC Media Space. (2 for research purposes only)
    Information may be printed for a fee.
Note for users not associated with the university:
  • Use the designated terminal.
  • Some databases and electronic journals may not be used due to contractual limitations.
  • USB memory sticks and other external storage devices may not be used.
  • University users are given priority for using search terminals.

Study Room

  • 5 rooms: Private rooms for people who want to study quietly.

Group Work Room A/B

  • 2 room: A room for group discussions and study. Multiple groups may be asked to share the room.
  • Mobile whiteboards and DVD players are available in the room.

Carrel Room

  • 1 room: A room for people who want to study quietly.
  • 14 seats for study and 2 seats for use of audio-visual materials.
  • Please wear headphones when watching audio-visual materials.

Communication Square

  • 1 room: A room for group discussions and study.
  • It needs a reservation to use the room by a group of more than 5 people.
  • Projector and projector screen are available.

Note: Users not affiliated with the university may only use PC Media Space.

 
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