Facilities

This page are explaining how to use the facilities of Okayama University Central Library.
The facilities are available only to people belonging to Okayama University.

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Facility usage charge and time-limit for application

Facility usage charge and time-limit for application differ according to terms of use. Please check the following table.

ApplicantHostFacility Usage chargeTime limit for applicationFill out the application form
People belonging to Okayama UniversityOff-Campus OrganizationsCharge By 35 days beforeNecessary
On-Campus Organizations(*1)Free of chargeBefore use them
(*for Seminar Rooms and Leaning Commons, by the previous day (except on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.)
Neccesary if you
1. use Seminar Rooms or Learning Commons
2. use other facilities for event or lecture.

*1. e.g. administrative office, laboratory, and club/circle of Okayama University.

For Teachers
Please check Services only for Teachers

facility availability information

*Reservations of one day use is not listed in the table above. Please ask for library staff.

Application form

Please download the application form the page below.
Application Forms Page

Please send the application form to the library by mail or other methods.

Okayama University Central Library
mail :  fbe7318
* Please add @adm.okayama-u.ac.jp at the end of the E-mail address.
* Please let us know the following informations.

  • Department of affiliation
  • Name
  • Desired facility name
  • Desired date and time
  • The number of people
  • Lending Equipment

Facilities of Central Library

The floor
The facility name
Available time Number of rooms Maximum seating capacity Maximum available timeReservation details
The 1st floor of Main Building
Learning-commons
until one hour prior to closing time1 403 hours Reservations must be made in advance.
The 3rd floor of Main Building
Group study rooms
until one hour prior to closing time910 or 63 hoursWe can accept reservations.
The 3rd floor of Main Building
seminar rooms
until one hour prior to closing time1-3A: 5-15
B:5-30
C: 5-30
(A+B+C:-100)
3 hoursReservations must be made in advance.( Lectures and Events have priority over ordinary use.)
The 4th floor of West building
Research Room (Individual)
until one hour prior to closing time813 hoursWe don’t accept reservations.
The 4th floor of West building
1st Research Room (Group)
until one hour prior to closing time1103 hoursWe only accept reservations for lectures.
The 4th floor of West Building
2nd Research Room (Group)
until one hour prior to closing time1203 hours We only accept reservations for lectures.
The 2nd floor of Main Building
Hinoki Area
until one hour prior to closing time1143 hours We can accept reservations.

* Off-campus organizations must submit the application form by up to 35 days before to use rooms for events, lectures and meetings.

Pictures of Facilities

Learning Commons of Central Library Learning Commons / The 1st floor of Main Building

It has a seating capacity of about 30-40.
Equipment in facilities : large-sized display, wireless LAN, Whiteboard
Seminor Rooms of Central Library Seminor Rooms(A・B・C) / The 3rd floor of Main Building

It has a seating capacity of 100.
This room can be partitioned into three rooms. "Seminor A" 15 seats, "Seminor B" 30 seats, "Seminor C" 30 seats.
Equipment in facilities : large-sized display, wireless LAN, Whiteboard, projectors, microphone (amplifier)
Group Study Rooms of Central Library Group Study Rooms(1A/1B・2A/2B・3-7) / The 3rd floor of Main Building

It has a seating capacity of 6 ,10 or 20
Equipment in facilities : wireless LAN, Whiteboard

Attention
* Food is not allowed anywhere in Central Library.
* Covered drinks are welcome in the above facilities. Non-covered drinks is permitted only in Learning Commons, Language Learning Space and Relaxation Station in the library.

Use Equipment

Lending Equipment

Please apply for the use of equipment at Circulation Desk.
(The person who made a reservation has a priority.)

Others

Please check the following table.

Computers for studentsOnly for Members of Okayama University
Location: 2nd floor of Main Building
1st floor of West Building

How to Use: It can be used freely during the service hours of the library.
Attention: *Computer Room on the 1st floor of West Building may be used for lectures. Please use computers in other area in that case.
*You need an account issued by Center for Information Technology and Research.
*You can use it only for purpose of study and research.
Laptop computersOnly for Members of Okayama University
How to Use: Please show your Library Card and get a key of the PC locker.
AV boothLocation: 1st floor of Main Building
1st floor of West Building
How to Use: Please apply to Circulation Desk.
Attention: You can play videos and DVDs in Library's Collection.

Inquiry

Okayama University Central Library
E-mail address fbe7318
* Please add @adm.okayama-u.ac.jp at the end of the E-mail address.