Hours and Locations / Entering the Library and Library Card
Hours and Locations
For Students, Faculty and Staff
For Alumni, Visitors
Checkout / Return
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.)
You can make copies of materials only to the extent permitted by copyright law.
Facilities / Equipment
Osaka University Library has a variety of Learning spaces such as Private Study Rooms, Group Study Rooms, Learning Commons and Global Commons etc.
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.
Elsevier ScienceDirect Pay-Per-View Prepaid Service
【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.
For details on how to connect, please refer to ODINS website (*Japanese text only).
Alumni and visitors cannot use the network. However, in the International Studies Library, open wireless network provided by Minoh City Library is available.
[Main Lib. / Life Sciences Lib. / Science and Engineering Lib.] We have no parking available, so please use public transport.
However, persons with disabilities may use designated parking area, so please contact each library in advance.
図書館利用に障がいのある方へ (*Japanese text only)
[Intl. Studies Lib.]
There is no free parking around the library.
There is a public parking lot (116 standard-sized cars [including 4 parking spaces for persons with disabilities] and 86 motorcycles) on the first basement floor of the building. 」