The Hirosaki University Library was established in May 1949, and now consists of the Main Library, the Medical Branch. The total number of volumes is about 830,000. In addition to books and serials for study and research, electronic materials such as DVD databases and online facilities which include 8,800 titles of online journals are also available. Service is offered throughout the week (with the exception of Saturday and Sunday during seasonal vacations) to not only members of the University, but also visitors from the community (though such service is restricted).Various information, guides for users, catalogues, online journals, study information in the University etc., are available via the Library’s web pages.
This table shows number of the university’s library holdings as of March 31, 2013.
|Divisions||Main Library||Medical Branch||Total|
|Japanese and Chinese||Other Foreign Books||Japanese and Chinese||Other Foreign Books|
Library usage of the 2012 fiscal year.
|Divisions||Days Open||Visitors||Book Loans|