LIBRARY

   The library launched in September, 2002, and it is the first public library in Mongolia. Since then, the number of library patrons has increased significantly. Patrons have free access to periodicals including daily news and monthly magazines, providing up-to-date information in Mongolian and Japanese languages..
  • REGISTERING TO USE THE LIBRARY
    • First, you need to register and get a reader’s card. To apply, you need to bring the following materials:
      Application materials for issuing registration:
      - Citizen Identity Card (children are expected to bring birth registration card or certificate)

      - Employment verification or student id card. Secondary school students should bring a verification letter from their school. Unemployed/job-seeking people should bring a letter from their local district office.

      - Fees: Secondary school students: 1000 tugrug төгрөг
        Other students: 2000 tugrug
        When to apply:

      - Winter term: Monday 14:00 - 16:00
        Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 - 14:00

      - Summer term:     Monday-Friday11:00 - 14:00

      The reader’s identity card is valid for a year. It is needed to renew the loan period on books, and it is needed for re-registration each year. New reader’s cards will be issued in blue, and extensions will be in yellow.
      Access procedures for the Reading Hall:
      - The number corresponds to a bag box, with a lock and key. The reader puts all personal items into the box and brings the key to library official. All study items should be kept, and not placed into the box.

      - Place the reader’s identity card in the designated place 

      - The key will be kept by the library official while the reader is in the Reading Hall. Please keep all needed study items with you. 

      - Upon leaving the Reading Hall, please return your number to the library official to get the key to your box.

      - Empty the box and lock it.

      - Do not forget your reader’s identity card when you leave the Reading Hall

      Note: Power outlets are not available in the Reading Hall. If bringing a laptop computer into the Reading Hall, please ensure that your battery is charged before arriving.
  • SEARCHING FOR BOOKS AND MATERIALS
    • 1. All books are categorized and number-coded by subject. Search by subject is available.

      2. Electronic search is available in the counter section of the library. Click here
       
      Note: After finishing use of books and materials please put them on the “Return shelf.” Please allow the library staff to re-shelve books.
      Categories of Books

      Type

      Classification

      Code

      Language

      Number

      Books and printed materials

      Others

      010

      Japanese, English

      366

      Dictionaries

      030

      Japanese, Mongolian, and English

      367

      About Mongolia

      090

      Japanese

      167

      History

      200

      Japanese

      106

      Мanagement

      300

      Japanese

      147

      Economics

      330

      Japanese

      120

      Statistics

      350

      Japanese

      125

      Social Science

      360

      Japanese

      166

      Science

      400

      Japanese

      173

      Information technology

      545

      Japanese

      133

      Children’s book

      555

      Japanese and Mongolian

      534

      Industry

      600

      Japanese

      46

      Finance

      650

      Japanese

      194

      Culture and Art

      700

      Japanese

      929

      Japanese

      810

      Japanese and Mongolian

      553

      Books in Mongolian

      890

      Mongolian

      559

      Literature

      900

      Japanese

      371

      Illustrated books

      910

      Japanese

      392

      Books in English

      990

      English

      640

      Novels and fiction


      Japanese

      892

      Reference materials on Japanese Universities and Colleges


      Japanese and English

      2491

      Audio and Video materials

      Japanese learning tapes and videos


      Japanese

      500

      Japanese cartoon and drama series


      Japanese

      6

      Studying in Japan Information Fair recordings


      Mongolian

      About Japan (DVD series by JICA)


      Japanese, English, and Mongolian

      300

      Magazines

      Monthly Japanese magazines


      Japanese and English

      4766

  • BOOK LOAN SERVICE
    •     Due to limited numbers and resources, we only allow the following three categories of books and materials to be loaned. JICA officials and Japanese language teachers are required to pay a fee to borrow the books, materials, video and audio recordings.

      To use this service, you are required to get a reader’s identity card.

      Number of items to be borrowed: 1 to 3

      Fees: 150 tugrug per item per day

          200 tugrug per item per day for materials which are restricted to JICA officials and Japanese language teachers, such as books, materials, training, audio and video recordings, CD, and DVDs

      Required documents: Identity and reader’s identity cards

      Length of loan: 1-5 business days

      Note: The loan can only be renewed once.

      Categories and subject codes:
      - Literature - code: 900
      - Literature (fiction) - code: P900
      - Comics - code: 910

      Note:
      -JICA officials and Japanese language teachers may borrow materials with any subject code. 
      - Dictionaries are not available for loan.
       
  • INTERNET CORNER
    • There are seven computers available for Internet access, which have Japanese, Mongolian, and English fonts.

      When you use the Internet corner, you are required to show your reader’s ID card to the librarian and record the time.

      Fee: 1 hour is 600 tugrug (tallied in 10 minute increments)
      Fee is paid after using the Internet and computer

      Prepaid cards are available. When using the prepaid cards, a 1-hour bonus will be given for every 10 hours of paid use.

      Notes:
      - Flash memory is not allowed. Removable media like CDs and DVDs are not allowed.
      - If the use of removable flash memory is necessary, please ask the librarian for assistance before using it. 
      - Use of flash memory is allowed only after it has been checked by the librarian.
  • SUMMARY OF SERVICE FEES
    • Reader’s card
      - Student of secondary school: 1000 tugrug 
      - Student and others: 2000 tugrug

      The reader’s card expires after one year.

      Internet fee: 600 tugrug per hour
      Reader’s card holders may use Internet and it won’t be paid by minutes.

      Printing fee:
      - Black and white: 100 tugrug per page
      - Color: 500 tugrug per page

      Internet materials can be printed.
      Book borrowing:
      - Literature, fiction, illustrated serials: 150 tugrug per item per day
      - Japanese language textbooks, CDs, DVDs and training cassettes: 200 tugrug per item per day (only available to JICA officials and Japanese language teachers)
      Copying:
      - Black and white А4: 40 tugrug per page 
      - Black and white А3: 80 tugrug per page 
      - Color А4: 600 tugrug per page
      - Color А3: 1200 tugrug per page
      Limited copying from library books and other printed materials is available:
      - List the parts you want copied on a "Subscribing Sheet" and bring it to a librarian.  
      - Copying request will be accepted until 15 minutes prior to close.
      - According to copyright law, no more than 50 pages may be copied from one book. 
      - No more than 3 books may be copied at a time.

      Note: Only library books may be copied.
  • VIDEO CORNER
    • Using high technology audio-video facilitation for Japanese language learning and audio-video training materials, cartoons, and drama series can improve your speaking and listening skills.

      Use of audio-video materials:

      Select a recording from the catalogue

      Write down number of your reader’s identity card and the DVD/VCD recording number, and bring your card to a librarian. There is a 1000 tugrug deposit.
      After you are done with the recording, your deposit will be returned.
      When using training cassettes and records, no deposit is required. Only your reader’s card is needed.

      Note: Personal cassettes, DVDs, and VCDs, brought from outside, may not be used in the library.
  • RESEARCH SERVICE
    • Our library provides two types of research services.
      Internet Information Search
      - When applying for this service, you will fill out a “request sheet” in detail
      бичиж, тэмдэглэх хэрэгтэй. 

      - We will search for the requested information on the Internet, in Japanese or English language, for 5-7 working days

      - The library will inform you whether the information requested was found.

      Note: There is no translation service for the information found. It will be presented in its original language.
      Information about Studying in Japan
      - Applicants for scholarships sponsored by the Japanese government should inquire with the Japanese Embassy in Mongolia for further information. Information is available for about 200 universities and colleges in Japan. 

      - Detailed information about studying in Japan is available on the web page of the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia. Note: The Mongolia-Japan Center is not involved in any application processes for studying in Japan.
  • RECOMMENDED BOOKS OF THE MONTH
    • November, 2009
      1. Book name: “Rural Areas of Mongolia” 
      2. Publication year: 2009 он 
      3. Number of pages: 235
      4. Size: 20 cm х 14cm 
      5. Category of book:  English and Mongolian 
      6. Author: Tornon Т, Tamir Т

          This month, we are featuring the “Rural Areas of Mongolia” encyclopedia. It contains some 4000 terms related to rural Mongolia, including the livelihood of herders, the environment, and agriculture. This book will be helpful to professionals who work on agricultural projects, foreign relations specialists, business people, guides, interpreters, and students. We hope that this book will prove interesting to anyone who visits the Mongolian rural areas, especially since it is small enough to take with you on your trip.

  • TIMETABLE
    • Timetable for library:

      Monday

      Tuesday

      Thursday

      Friday

      Saturday

      Sunday

      September - October

      14:00-18:00

      10:30-18:00

      10:30-17:00

      November - June

      14:00-18:00

      10:30-20:00

      10:30-18:00

      10:30-20:00

      10:30-18:00

      10:30-17:00

      July- August

      10:00-18:00

      Summer vacation


      Holidays: Sunday, holidays and the last Friday of each month (except in July and August)

      Rules :
      Take off coats in the entrance hall and leave them in the storage place provided.
      Please leave bags in the lockers.
      Give the reader’s card to a librarian and place the ID card in the correct location.
      Mobile phones must be switched off before entering.
      Voices must be kept low.
      Drinking and eating are not permitted in the library
      Flash memory, CDs, and other removable media may not be used on library computers.
      Please keep valuable personal items, such as mobile phones, with you, instead of in the lockers.
      Intoxicated individuals are not allowed in the library.
      The library is not responsible for lost personal items.