【For Undergraduate students and Graduate students】You can enter the library and check out materials with your student ID (the one with a magnetic stripe on the back).
【For Others】You can get Library Card by applying to the counter. Please check the links below. In the case of temporary use such as non-checkout use or copying, you don’t have to show the library the certificate if you make a definite procedure at the entrance.
[For Students, Faculty and Staff] Entering the Library and Library Card
[For Alumni, Visitors] Entering the Library and Library Card
But, alumni and visitors cannot use the internet.
Hours and Locations
For Students, Faculty and Staff
For Alumni, Visitors
how to check out/return library materials(types of library materials, loan periods and limits, Renewing loan periods, Return procedure, Overdue/Penalty, losing library materials, etc.)
Osaka University Library has a variety of Learning spaces such as Private Study Rooms, Group Study Rooms, Learning Commons and Global Commons etc.
You can make copies of materials only to the extent permitted by copyright law.
Requesting materials and copies
You can request materials from libraries in Osaka University and other institutions.
Visiting other academic libraries
You can visit other libraries to use/copy materials that are not owned by Osaka University.
NDL Digitized Contents Transmission Service
We offer Digitized Contents Transmission Service, provided by the National Diet Library.