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Guide to the Library

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Library Hours

 Reading RoomsCirculationLibrary Services
Monday to Friday9:00 - 22:009:00 - 21:509:00 - 19:00
Saturday9:00 - 22:009:00 - 21:50
Sunday, National Holidays9:00 - 19:009:00 - 18:50
ClosedThe year-end and New Year holidays, Founder's Day of the University (15 November)
  • Please carry your ID Card of Showa University to enter the Library.
  • Please see the Calendar.

Circulation

Borrowing

Please hand in materials you want to borrow with your ID Card (or Library Card) to the circulation counter. If you do not have the ID Card, please register before borrowing the materials. [registration form]

Books10 items2 weeks
Journals1 week
Videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs1 week

*If you are to be at the University for less than 3 months, all materials must be returned in 1week.
(cf. students: 1 day)
*Other materials have special rules.

Newly-arrived Journals5 itemswithin the day
Reference Books and Dictionaries16:00-next noon
Notice
You may renew the loan any number of times unless there is a request for that item.
Do not sublease the borrowed item.

Returning

Please return materials to the circulation counter within the borrowing period. (You don't need your ID Card.)
When the Library is closed, put them in the Book Return Box at the entrance of the Library.

Research Tools


 To Search Articles
 PubMed freeU. S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
PubMed Help
 a database of bibliographic information in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences that includes MEDLINE (1950-)
 IndexCat freeU. S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
IndexCat FAQ
 a digitized version of the printed Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office (1880-1961)
 CINAHL All Showa <4>EBSCO host
User Guide
Support Center
 a database of bibliographic information in nursing and allied health (1981-)
 SciFinder Hatanodai+SciFinder
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
・You need to register at the first time. Please check here.
What's New
Training Materials
a single source for scientific information in journal and patent literature

SciFinder Mobile
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)

Common Chemistry
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
 ・Common Chemistry HELP
 Scopus All Showa Elsevier
*Quick Reference Guide
*HELP
 an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social science, humanities
医中誌Web[ICHU-SHI Web] (Japanese) Hatanodai+ <14> / Nagatsuta <4>ICHU-SHI = IGAKU CHUO ZASSHI: Japana Centra Revuo Medicina
医学中央雑誌刊行会
 a database of bibliographic information in Japanese medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing science, veterinary medicine and related fields (1983-)
最新看護索引Web[SAISHIN KANGO SAKUIN Web] (Japanese) All Showa <10>SAISHIN KANGO SAKUIN: Current Index to Japanese Nursing Literature
日本看護協会
 a database of bibliographic information in Japanese nursing science and related fields (1987-)
 
To Search Evidence
Cochrane Library All ShowaWiley Online Library
*User Guide
*Please check here for other languages.
*Cochrane Collaboration
 a collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making <Updates 4 times / year>
 
To Search for Drug Information
Lexicomp Online  Hatanodai+Wolters Kluwer Health
*User Guide
*Quick Reference Guide
*Training & Support
 a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools
Lexicomp Online for Dentistry  Hatanodai+Wolters Kluwer Health
*User Guide
*Quick Reference Guide
*Training & Support
 a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools
 
To Research a Clinical Question
UpToDate All ShowaUpToDate
*UpToDate FAQ
*User Manual
 an evidence based, peer reviewed medical information resource <Updates 3 times / year>
 
To Search Impact Factor
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) All Showa Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters)
 a source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science and technology
 
To Search the Evaluation of an Article
 Faculty of 1000 All ShowaFaculty of 1000
*FAQs
 four unique services that support and inform the work of life scientists and clinicians
 
To Search Japanese Laws
D1-Law.com 現行法規[履歴検索][GENKO HOKI RIREKI KENSAKU] (Japanese) All ShowaGENKO HOKI RIREKI KENSAKU: Japan Code Point-in-time Search
 第一法規 (Japanese)
 
To Search Books
CiNii Books freeNational Institute of Informatics (NII)
*User Guide
*FAQ
a database to search information of books and journals held by university libraries in Japan.

to search only for books and journals held in a specific library, please put library ID (FAID) into the "Library ID" box.
<FA005391>: Showa University Library (Hatanodai) holding (including Dental Hospital Library (Senzoku))
 <FA017754>: Showa University Nagatsuta Library holding
 
Publishers sites
MedicalFinder All Showa 
Electronic Journals  
Electronic Books  
MedicalOnline All Showa 
MedicinesComplete Hatanodai <1> 
Ovid All Showa <3> 
ScienceDirect All ShowaElsevier
*Quick Reference Guide
*HELP

 Elsevier's peer-reviewed, full text database containing electronic book titles and electronic journal titles covering the fields of science, technology and medicine
今日の診療[KON'NICHI NO SHINRYO] (Japanese) All Showa <5> 

Where you are able to access a database:

All Showacomputers connected to Showa University LAN: Hatanodai, Dental Hospital (Senzoku), Fujigaoka Hospital, Nagatsuta(Yokohama),  Karasuyama Hospital, Northern Yokohama Hospital, Koto Toyosu Hospital and Fujiyoshida
Hatanodaicomputers connected to Hatanodai LAN
Hatanodai+computers connected to Hatanodai LAN including Dental Hospital (Senzoku), Fujigaoka Hospital, Karasuyama Hospital, Northern Yokohama Hospital and Koto Toyosu Hospital
Nagatsutacomputers connected to Nagatsuta (Yokohama)  LAN
ID/P+All Showacomputers connected to Hatanodai LAN with ID/PASS
freefree
<*>: number of users to access a database

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services & Document Delivery

You can obtain books or photocopies not available in Showa University Library from our branch libraries or other libraries.

To request an item:
Paper forms - available at the circulation counter.
Web forms - available online on MyLibrary. Please check here at first (Japanese only).
Please check Our Library Holdings and Eletcronic Journals or Electronic Books before requesting an article from Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan Services (Books only)
LibraryCostsDelivery TimeLoan Periods
Fujiyoshida Library StorageFree1-5 days2 weeks
Other LibrariesShipping1-4 days1 week after it arrives
Document Delivery
LibraryCostsDelivery Time
Branch Libraries 10-20 yen / copy2-5 days
Other Libraries copy charge + postage + 50 yen1-7 days

Visiting Other Libraries
You will need an introduction card from Showa University Library to visit another library.

Branch Libraries

Dental Hospital Library

Senzoku Campus
2-1-1 Kitasenzoku, Ota-ku, Tokyo 145-8515
Mail:dentlib@lib.showa-u.ac.jp

Monday to Friday10:00~13:45
14:45~18:30
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidaysclosed


Nagatsuta Library

Yokohama Campus
1865Tokaichibacho, Midori-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-8555
Mail:nlib@nr.showa-u.ac.jp

Monday to Friday9:00~20:00
Saturday13:00~17:00
Sunday, National Holidaysclosed

Fujiyoshida Library

Fujiyoshida Campus
4562Kamiyoshida,Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi 403-0005
Mail:y-library@cas.showa-u.ac.jp

*Showa Members Only
Monday to Friday10:30~13:15
14:15~19:00
Saturday12:30~16:00
Sunday, National Holidaysclosed

Fujigaoka Hospital Library

1-31 Fujigaoka, Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 227-8501
Mail:f-library@lib.showa-u.ac.jp



Monday to Friday9:30~18:00
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidaysclosed



Karasuyama Hospital Library

6-11-11 Kita-Karasuyama, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-8577


Monday to Friday8:30~17:00
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidaysclosed

College of Nursing Library

1-2-26 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 142-0064
Mail:kansenlib@lib.showa-u.ac.jp

Monday to Friday9:00~22:00
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays9:00~17:00

Notice


  • Please observe the rules in the Library.
  • You must pay for what you borrowed if you damage or lose it.
  • Do not eat, drink, smoke, nor use a cellular phone or PHS in the Library.
  • If the staff has determined you as an unsuitable user, we may refuse you.

Access

Contact us

SHOWA University Library
1-5-8Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 142-8555
Mail:lib@lib.showa-u.ac.jp