Ami Branch of Ibaraki University Library


  1. 1. Library Opening Hours
  2. 2. Library Holidays
  3. 3. Services
  4. 4. Floor Plan
  5. 5. How to use Ami Branch of Ibaraki University Library
  6. 6. How to find Books and Journals
  7. 7. Photoduplication Service
  8. 8. Inter Library Loan
  9. 9. Using Other Institute's libarary
  10. 10. Address
  11. 11. Library Calendar
  12. 12. Basic Library Rules

1. Library Opening Hours

 Monday - FridaySaturday - Sunday
In Long Vacation Period8:30-17:00closed

2. Library Holidays

  • National Holidays of Japan
  • Holidays of Ibaraki University
  • Beginning and End of the Year
  • Saturdays and Sundays in the Long Vacation Period
  • For the yearly schedule of library closure, please see the library calendar(Japanese).

3. Services

ServicesMonday - FridaySaturday - Sunday
Borrowing・Copying Documents・Using PCAnytime available when the library is open
Reference Service・Inter Library Loan8:30-17:00not available

4. Floor Plan

Floor Plans are explained in Japanese.

Ground Floor
1st Floor

5. How to use Ami Branch of Ibaraki University Library


Students and Staff of Ibaraki University can use the library. Non Ibaraki University members also can use the library.


Bring your ID card (issued by Ibaraki University) to the counter.

Library card for non Ibaraki University member is issued at the counter.
(Show some identification such as a health insurance card or a driver's license.)


Bring materials you'd like to borrow and show your ID card or Library card at the counter.


Who You areAble to borrow at one timeTermExtend a Term
Freshman - Junior Student1014days1time
Senior Student1528days1time
Graduate Student2028days1time

Who You areBoundNot Bound
Able to borrow at one timeTermAble to borrow at one timeTerm
Staff or Graduate Student57days5 (Except latest Journals)2days

[Audio-Visual Materials]
Who You areAble to borrow at one timeTermExtend a Term
All Users57daysnot available


All materials should be returned to the counter.

When the library is closing, you can return them to the drop box.

When you return journals and audio visual materials, please don't return them to the drop box as they may get damaged.

You have to return what you borrowed by the day you were told. If you don't, you won't be able to borrow books and other materials until you return overdue items.

Other Conditions

There are some materials that cannot be borrowed.

You can also extend the borrowing term. For example, if you are freshman student, you can borrow books for 14days and extend the borrowing term one more time (In other words, you can borrow books for 28days in sum total). If you'd like to do that, you must bring materials you borrowed to the counter and tell librarians to extend the borrowing term. Please take the procedure by the day you were told.

When books are borrowed out and not available, you can reserve those books at the counter. Tell librarians the ID of those books.You also can reserve books by yourself using OPAC.

Search OPAC.
You can search E-journals by using the web page

If you couldn't find materials you need, ask librarians at the counter.

7. Photoduplication Service

You can copy library materials under the limitation of the Copyright Law (at your cost).

8. Inter Library Loan

Click here for details written in Japanese.

Photoduplication Service

You can get copies of documents from other institute's library (at your cost).

Inter Library Loan

You can also borrow books from other institute's library (at your cost).

9. Using Other Institute's Library

If you'd like to use other institute's library, ask librarians.You need a letter of introduction.

10. Address

Ami Branch Library of Ibaraki University Library
〒300-0393 Chu-Oh 3-21-1, Ami-machi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Take a bus to "Ami Chu-Oh Kohmin-Kan"(阿見中央公民館) at the Tsuchiura station of JR(Joban-Line) and get off at "IBA-DAI-MAE"(茨大前)
Access Guide

11. Library Calendar

Library Calendar (Japanese)

12. Basic Library Rules

Basic Library Rules (Japanese)