Library, Faculty of Fisheries Sciences

Service Guide

Service Guide

Opening Hours

Mon. - Fri.
9:00 - 20:00*
*9:00-17:00 during student holidays
13:00 - 20:00*
*Closed during student holidays
National Holidays
13:00 - 20:00*
*During University examination period


  • National Holidays(*except during examination period)
  • Year-end and New Year Holidays
  • Other closing days (for entrance examination or annual inventory)

When You Visit the Library

  • [Members of the University] You are free to enter the Library.
  • [Non-members of the University (including visitors)] Please show your ID card (driver's license card, insurance card, passport, etc.) at the counter.

    *Visitors may restrict to use the Library during the regular examination periods (from the middle to the end of Jul. and from the begining to the middle of Feb.)

Use of materials

  • [Members of the University] You can use materials of open stack and closed stack.
  • [Non-members of the University (including visitors)] When you wish to use materials in closed stack, please ask the staff at the counter.
  • When you need materials in Collection Room, Mobile Shelving, or Personal Collections, please ask the staff between 9:00 - 17:00 on weekdays.



  • [Members of the University]
Materials Types
Loan Periods (including the checkout date)
Books/Bound journals
8 volumes
15 days
Unbound journals
3 volumes
3 days

  • [Non-members of the University]
Materials Types
Loan Periods (including the checkout date)
Books/Bound journals
2 volumes
15 days
Unbound journals
Not available for loan

    *In principle, rare materials, reference books, and current issues of periodicals are not for loan. Please use temporary checkout service (checkout and return on the same day).


  • You can copy the Library materials within the limits of the Japanese Copyright Law at your own expense.
  • The copy machine with a copy card of the University expense is next to the entrance of the closed stack area.
  • The copy machine with a copy card* of the University Co-op is at the open stack area.
     *You can buy the copy card at the University Co-op store

Other Service

  • Reference service
  • Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Service : You can order a copy of an article or borrow books from another library (only for members of the University)

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