Library of Dentistry

Service Guide

 Service Guide

Opening hours     Mon - Fri     9am- 5pm


Semester During Vacation
Monday - Friday 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday / Holiday
Year-end and New Year Holidays(12/28-1/4)

※The spring and summer holiday period, opening hours will be reduced. More details can be found at Library Calendar.


  • Hokkaido University student and faculty staff. (include a research student, part-time student)
  • The person who has the Hokkaido University Library card.( Please click here for the procedures of the library card issuing.)
  • Visitors (Just reading) → If you would like to use the library, make a request with the counter receptionist.


The Number of Books 3 books
Loan Period 7 days
  • Please show your student ID card (IC University ID card) or library card on the counter when you check out.
  • If you do not have a faculty IC-ID card(part-time teacher, visiting clinician etc.) , we issue a library card. Please fill out the "Hokkaido University Library Service Registration Form(Dentistry)" form and bring it to the library counter.
  • Reference books, magazines within one month after acceptance cannot check out as a general rule.


  • Please return library materials at the counter.
  • You can return them at the book drop, even if the library is closed.
  • You cannot borrow and renew any materials when you hold overdue materials.
  • You can renew materials 4 times, if they are not overdue or other patrons don't reserve the materials.→Renewal Books(Library Web Services)


  • University Members can reserve the materials which other patrons checked out.
  • When the materials you reserve are ready, we contact you, and please check out them during the period we specified.


  • There are two types copying machine of public expenses and private expenses.
  • Library materials have to be copied under the conditions specified in the copyright law.
    • Only up to half of any book can be copied.
    • Theses or articles in periodicals may be entirely duplicated, but should be limited to those published at least three months ago, or whose next issue has been already published.
    • For each item, a single copy per person is allowed.
    • Copying is allowed only for the purpose of study or research.
Public expense ・RICOH copy cards are kept in the counter.
・If you are a faculty member or student of the other department, please bring "Copy Use Slip" to the counter.
Private expence ・Copy fee is paid by copy card of the Univ. Coop.
(Coins and bills are not accepted.)
・You can buy a copy card from the Univ. coop.


  • There are four PCs for exclusive use of the information retrieval.


517.6 Molecular biology 616 Diseases 617.607 Oral radiology
572 Biochemistry 616.01 Medical microbiology 617.632 Diseases of gums and tooth sockets
610 Medicine and health 616.07 Pathology 617.643 Orthodontics
611 Human anatomy, cytology, histology 616.079 Immunity 617.645 Pediatric dentistry
612 Human physiology 616.31 Diseases of mouth and throat 617.67 Caries
612.015 Biochemistry 616.32 Diseases of pharynx and esophagus 617.69 Prosthodontics
612.31 Mouth and esphagus 616.904 Microbiology medicine 617.692 Dentures, bridges, crowns
612.64 Physiology of embryo and fetus 617 Miscellaneous branches of medicine 617.693 Dental implantation
614 Forensic medicine, incidence of injuries, wounds, disease; Public preventive medicine 617.522 Oral region 617.695 Materials
615 Pharmacology and therapeutics 617.6 Dentistry 617.96 Anesthesiology
615.1 Drugs (Materia medica) 617.601 Oral hygiene and preventive dentistry 618.97 Geriatric surgery


  • Please be considerate of your fellow students in the library by keeping unnecessary noise to a minimum.
  • Do not leave backpacks, laptops, purses or valuables unattended.
  • Food is prohibited in the library. Beverages in covered containers are permitted.