|3-1-1 Tsushima Naka, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8530|
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|Dec 28-Jan 4, Aug 13-15|
About Okayama University Libraries:
The University Libraries consist of the Central Library, the Shikata Branch Library, and the Institute of Plant Science and Resources Branch Library. Together, the libraries hold 2,090,000 library materials.
They also provide services to local communities and other educational institutions. Through their digital library system, users can access 13,500 E-journals, 21 databases, and academic research materials developed by Okayama university scholars.
In November.2015, Okayama University Intellectual Property Office (OUIPO) opened the U.S. office in Silicon Valley to promoting collaborative research with talented individuals outside of Okayama University.
Collection Size (As of 2013):
The Ikeda Family Collection (池田家文庫): The Ikeda Family Collection consists of record and documents of Ikeda clan, the fief lord of Okayama in the Edo period. The collection include administrative and legislative archives (68,083 items), Japanese classics (22,177 volumes) and Chinese classics (10,420 volumes).
Online Library Catalog: http://webcat.lib.okayama-u.ac.jp/mylimedio/search/search-input.do?lang=en
Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.
The central library is a participant of the Global ILL Framework (GIF). For more information about GIF, please consult NCC's Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery .
Using the Library
Eligibility: Non affiliate users have limited access to their library resources.
Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required.
Borrowing: Okayama residents are eligible for borrowing.
Note: For more information for student library use, please go to for student.
Accessing Closed Stacks
Prior to the Visit:
Floor Service Group of Okayama University Library
Email address: fbe7318#adm.okayama-u.ac.jp(Please replace # with @)