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Overview

Library Organization

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Past Directors of the Library

No. Name Faculty Term Notes
1st OMOCHI Shoji Medicine 1950.6.26-1954.5.31 administrative
2nd ISHII Zen-ichiro Medicine 1954.6.1-1963.3.31 1954.6.1-1959.8.1
administrative
3rd MIMURA Hajime Dean 1963.4.1-1963.5.15 administrative
4th OMOCHI Shoji Medicine 1963.5.16-1965.5.15
5th HIGASHI Akimasa Arts and Science 1965.5.16-1967.5.15
6th NAKAYAMA Kane Science 1967.5.16-1971.5.15
7th MATSUZAKI Hajime Faculty of Arts 1971.5.16-1975.5.15
8th TAKEI Yoshiteru Arts / Economics 1975.5.16-1979.5.15
9th MIYAJI Yoshihiko Science 1979.5.16-1983.5.15
10th MIYAKAWA Kiyoshi Medicine 1983.5.16-1987.5.15
11th MATSUDA Matsuji Liberal Arts 1987.5.16-1988.7.31
12th NISHINA Tsutomu Liberal Arts 1988.8.1-1990.7.31
13th MIYAGAWA Michio Arts 1990.8.1-1993.7.31
14th HIRAYAMA Yuji Economics 1993.8.1-1996.7.31
15th TAMAKI Yoshitaka Education 1996.8.1-1998.7.31
16th NOMURA Toshiaki Science 1998.8.1-2002.7.31
17th MURASE Sumio Medicine 2002.8.1-2004.7.31
18th NOMURA Akio Engineering 2004.8.1-2009.9.30
19th SASAMOTO Shoji Arts 2009.10.1-2015.09.30
20th WATANABE Kyoichi Arts 2015.10.1-

History

  • 1949.5 Established the Library.
  • 1966.4 Agata Library replaced Litarature and Science Library along with the reorganization of the faculty of Litarature and Science.
  • 1966.4 Educational Library replaced the Matsumoto Library of Faculty of Education.
  • 1970.2 Completed Educational Library (1,852 sq m).
  • 1971.3 Completed Agricultural Library (882 sq m).
  • 1971.3 Completed Engineering Library (1,470 sq m).
  • 1972.2 Completed Textile Science and Techonology Library (1,172 sq m).
  • 1973.3 Completed Central Library (3,216 sq m).
  • 1974.4 Integrated Agata Library and Libral Arts Library.
  • 1977.3 Completed Medical Library (1,613 sq m).
  • 1981.3 Built an annex to Central Library (1,227 sq m).
  • 1988.12 Installed library computer system.
  • 1989.4 Started OPAC service.
  • 1989.10 Started cataloging on the system of the National Center for Science Information Systems.
  • 1996.3 Installed CD-ROM database network system.
  • 1996.5 Started department system (1 department with 2 sections).
  • 1997.2 Changed library system to LINUS/U
  • 1998.12 Introduced entry management system and Patron Self Check system.
  • 1999.4 Integrated the accession and technical service for the School of medicine, University Hospital and Medical College to Central Library.
  • 2001.2 Changed library information system to NALIS.
  • 2004.9 Integrated Medical College Library to Medical Library.
  • 2005.4 Reorganized Central Library into Matsumoto Library and branch libraries into faculty libraries.
  • 2007.8 Released SOAR : Shinshu University Online System for General Academic Resources
  • 2011.4 Reorganized Matsumoto Library into Central Library and set up the Information System Group.
  • 2015.5 Renovated and expanded Central library.

Statistics

Please refer to "Shinshu University Library Profile" (2.98MB)(Japanese version only).