Coronavirus Infection Prevention Measures (Updated 25 March)

This page shows Hokkaido University Library's prevention measures against novel Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and is going to be updated whenever necessary.
In addition, please also check "COVID-19 Health Alerts and Advisories" (updated from time to time) on the University's website and follow the advisories when visiting the library.
https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/university-life/health-and-wellness/covid-19-health-alerts-and-advisories/

Opening information

Central Library
North Library
March

  • Monday-Friday: Open as usual
  • Saturday, Sunday, and National Holiday: Closed

From April

  • Scheduled to open as usual.
Branches
  • Scheduled to open as usual.

Opening hours vary by libraries. Please see Library Calendar.

Suspension of facilities

The Central Library and the North Library stop offering some facilities to prevent Coronavirus infection.

Period of suspension

From Wednesday, March 4, 2020
(Reopen date: TBA)

Suspended facilities

Central Library
  • Group study room (Entrance Bldg., 4F)
  • Language study room (Central Bldg., 4F)
  • Literacy Room (South Bldg., 2F)
  • Mobile phone booth (South Bldg., 2-4F)
North Library
  • Group study room (East Bldg., 3F, 4F, Media room)
  • Language Laboratory (West Bldg., 3F)

Prohibition of conversation

In the Central Library and the North Library, conversation is prohibited in order to prevent novel Coronavirus infection.
Please keep quiet in the library.

Period of prohibition

From Wednesday, April 1, 2020
(Date of release: TBA)

Facilities where conversation is prohibited

Central Library
North Library
All places in the Library

Ventilation

The Cetral library and North library will open some windows for ventilation in order to prevent novel Coronavirus infection.
Please move to a seat away from window, if you feel cold.

Period of ventilation

Cetral library From Wednesday, April 1, 2020
(Date of release: TBA)
North library From Wednesday, March 4, 2020
(Date of release: TBA)

Facilities

Cetral library
  • Open stack room(South Bldg., 3F, 4F, 5F, Cetral Bldg., 4F)
  • Open area(South Bldg., 2F)
North library
  • Open stack room (East Bldg., 2F, 3F, 4F)
  • Media room (East Bldg., 3F)

Contact

Central Libary:service [at] lib.hokudai.ac.jp
North Library:kitasv [at] lib.hokudai.ac.jp

2020/03/03 18:50
update: 2020/03/26 09:35