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2022 Academic year

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Current situation of the library's services


[updated on 12/10/2022]
We change our services as follows the prevention of COVID-19.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
 

Open hours

Weekdays 9:00-20:00 (during lecture term)/9:00-17:00 (during vacation)
Weekends and holidays Closed
*No one can enter the library after closing.
 

Nitghttime/holiday use

Weekday 7:00-9:00 and 20:00-24:00 (during lecture term)/7:00-9:00 and 17:00-24:00 (during vacation)
Holidays 7:00-24:00
*Eligibility: Members of Graduate School of Agricultural Science and Faculty of Agriculture
 

Limited services

-Non-members of Tohoku University cannot use the library.
 

Notice

-Please stay home when you are not feeling well.
-Please wear a face covering and use the sanitizers in the library.
-Please refrain from using the library in a group.

[University members only]"Tell Us Your Oshi-Books." (until 26 Dec.)


Agricultural Library is holding an event, "Tell Us Your Oshi-Books."

"This is a must read book!"
If you think so, that book is your "oshi-book."
Let us know your "Oshi-Book."

Every participant will get a small prize.
We are looking forward to your participation.


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Outline

-Write your "Oshi-Book" and comment on Google Forms.
-You can choose from the library's holdings or others.
-The library would buy some of recommended books considering the library's book selection basis and the budget.
-Everyone's "Oshi-Books" and comments will be exhibited in the library from 12 Dec.
-There is also an online exhibition.

Application

Participants:
Members of Tohoku University
Application form:
Google Forms
Period:
From 14 Nov. to 26 Dec.

Prize

Prize:
Choose either one of a face mask, a hand towel or a plastic folder.
*Click here to see the prizes.
How to get:
Come to the library's service desk and show an email from the library which you will get after your application.
Period:
From 14 Nov. 2022 to 31 Jan. 2023

Exhibition

Place:
The exhibition area of the library (on the 2nd floor, next to the new books area)
*There is also an online exhibition.
Period:
From 5 Dec. to 26 Dec.

Restoration work in the library has been completed


Agricultural Library has completed the restoration work on the loft area damaged by the earthquake on 16 March.
Loft seats are available from 11 October.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused over a long period of time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

loft seats photo


Restoration work will be carried out until the end of September


Restoration work of areas damaged by the earthquake on 16 March is underway.
We apologise for inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

Area

Entire building of Aobayama Commons
*The ceiling of the loft area will be worked on with scaffolding.

Period

Until the end of September
*The schedule may change depending on the progress of restoration work.
*Restoration work of the lecture hall on the second floor will take until mid-October.

Impact

-Loud noises may be generated.
-The use of some areas and seats is restricted.
-Some of the bookshelves will not be available and books on them will be temporarily moved to other bookshelves.
 Please ask at the service desk if you cannot find books.

[For faculty members] Book recommendations for students


Please tell us books you recommend for students.
We would appreciate your cooperation.
Due: 30 September (Fri.)

Choosing

Please choose books you recommend for students.
-The books should not necessarily be related to the curriculum.
 *You can choose any of the following: specialized books, liberal arts books and reference books.
-Journals and yearbooks should be excluded from the recommendation list.
-If there are any books you are going to list in the next syllabus, please add them to the recommendation list.
 *The books listed in the current syllabus have already been purchased except they are out of print.
-Some of recommended books might not be purchased considering the library's budget.

Submitting

Please submit by either way of the followings.
1. Email / Document box
-Fill in the recommendation list(PDF / Excel, only in campus).
-Send the list by email or put it into the library's document box
*Email address: alib"at"grp.tohoku.ac.jp
2. MyLibrary
-Log in to MyLibrary.
-Click "Purchase Request (for Students)" on the bottom of the screen.
-Select "No" for the field of "Priority Lending."
-Select "Agricultural Lib" for the field of "Location."
-Fill in the all fields and send it.
3. Google Forms
-Click here to access Google Forms.
-Fill in the form and send it.

*2 and 3 are available throughout the year for both of faculty members and students.
 Please use them when you find any books to recommend after the due date.

The library's services will be changed during the summer holidays


The library's services will be changed as follows during the summer holidays.
*Click here to check the calendar.

Hour

Weekdays 9:00 - 17:00
(Wednesday 10 August - Friday 30 September)

Days closed

Thursday 11 August - Wednesday 17 August

Use of the library when the service desk is closed

Members of Graduate School of Agricultural Science and Faculty of Agriculture can use the library when the service desk is closed (7:00-24:00).
However, please note that the library is not availble for anyone during the following dates and times due to planned poweroutages.
Friday 26 August, 17:00 - Monday 29 August, 7:00

Due date

If you borrow books between Wednesday 27 July and Monday 26 September, the due date is Tuesday 11 October.
*The loan period of serials, the shared stack room's books and other libraries' books is two weeks.
*If you are leaving the university before Tuesday 11 October, please return books before then.

E-book trial is available from 1st July to 31st Aug.


E-book trial is available from 1 July (Fri.) to 31 Aug. (Wed.).
You can try reading about 40,000 Japanese books and 1,300,000 foreign books for 5 minutes each.
Please refer to the news from the library for details.

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The journal area will reopen from 10th June and nighttime/holiday use will be resumed from 13th June


We have finally finished the restoration work of the journal area and will resume the suspended service as follows.

Reopening of the journal area from 10th June

-For safety reasons, we have decided not to place materials on the top of the bookshelves.
-Some of the foreign journals which are available online have been moved to the stack room.
-The materials in the stack room will be brought by library staff when requested. Please ask at the counter (weekdays 9:00-17:00)
-Loft seats are still not available.

Resumption of the nighttime/holiday use from 13th June

Hours
Weekdays: 7:00-9:00 and 20:00-24:00 (during lecture term)/7:00-9:00 and 17:00-24:00 (during vacation)
Holidays: 7:00-24:00
Eligibility
Members of Graduate School of Agricultural Science and Faculty of Agriculture
How to use
-Use the self-checkout machines to check out the library’s books.
-Use the book drop to return the library’s books.
-The lights automatically turn off at midnight.
-The air conditioning system is not available.
Notice
-Library staff will not be available during the time above.
-When an earthquake occurs, do not panic and keep your distance from bookshelves.
-Take preventive measure against COVID-19: wear a face covering, disinfect your hands and avoid the “Three Cs” (closed spaces, crowded places and close-contact settings).
-Before leaving the library, turn off electronic devices and lock windows. If there is no one left but you, turn the lights off.
-Do not remove the library’s equipment.
-Do not eat or drink in the prohibited area.
-Dangerous acts are strictly prohibited.
-Be quiet so as not to disturb other users.
-This use of the library may be suspended when the library’s rules are broken or the situation of COVID-19 gets worse.

Booklog (virtual bookshelf) is now available


Agricultural Library started a virtual bookshelf service, Booklog.
This bookshelf holds newly added ebooks and books displayed in the exhibition area.
*Please note that Booklog is an external website.

How to use

-Go to Agricultural Library's bookshelf.
-To narrow down the books, click on "タグ" in the menu bar.
-To get access to ebooks, click on the book-shaped icons.

The secound floor will partially reopen from 20th Apr. and the open hours will be changed from 25th Apr.


Agricultural Library has been resuming services according to the progress of post-earthquake restoration work.
We are pleased to announce that the restoration work in the books area on the second floor has been completed and services will resume as follows.
Please note that some services will remain unavailable.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

From 20th Apr.

The book area and the reference book area on the second floor will reopen.
*The journal area and the loft will remain unavailable.

From 25th Apr.

The closing time will be changed from 17:00 to 20:00.
*No one can enter the library after closing.
 

Agricultural Library will reopen from 4th Apr. (the first floor only)


Agricultural Library was severely damaged by the earthquake that occurred on 16th Mar.
e.g.) Most of the books fell to the floor.
Restoration work is underway.
The library's services will be partially resumed from 4th Apr. as follows.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Hours:

Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Weekends and holidays Closed
*No one can enter the library after closing.

Available:

-The reading room on the 1st floor and lounge
*The copying machines and PCs are included.
-Learning Commons
-Books and photocopies delivered from other libraries
-Some of Agricultural Library's books
*Books will be brought by the library staff when requested.
*Books which have not been tidied up are unavailable.
-Delivery service to other libraries [added on 14th Apr.]

Unavailable:

-The second floor and loft
-Some of Agricultural Library's books and all of its journals
-Delivery service to other libraries