[For Students, Faculty and Staff] Entering the Library and Library Card

[For Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students] You can enter the library and check out materials by “Student ID Card”.
[For Faculty, Research Fellows, Research Students, Special Students and Auditors] You need to get “Library Card”.

“Student ID Card” and “Library Card” are valid for four libraries and four faculty/research institute libraries.(Library of Graduate School of Human Sciences, Library of Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Library of Institute for Protein Research, Library of ISIR

For Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students

You can enter the library and check out materials with your Student ID Card (the one with a magnetic stripe on the back).

For Research Students, Special Students and Auditors

You need to get “Library Card”.

Please apply to the counter, putting together your Student ID Card.(Weekdays 9:00-17:00)

For Faculty, Staff and Research Fellows

You need to get “Library Card”.

Please apply to the counter, putting together the item listed below. You are required to bring one item from this list. (Weekdays 9:00-17:00)

  • Osaka University Personal ID(The eight-digit number which is indicated in your employee contract document and your paystub)
  • Staff ID
  • employee contract document
  • contract document concerning your status such as Visiting Researcher, Research Advisor, and so on

For Professors Emeritus

Library staff will mail to your house Library Card and a library guide if you contact us.

 FAQ

[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
You can enter the library, read books and copy them. Please inform the library staff at the counter. However, note that you cannot check out the materials.
Please bring documents which indicate your status in Osaka University. The library will issue a new Library Card.
Staff ID can’t be used as Library Card, so please make an application for Library Card. If you are in a hurry, you can enter the library by showing your Staff ID at the entrance and making a definite procedure. (Note: You cannot enter through the gate with Staff ID.) In this case, you cannot check out the materials. If you would like to check out materials, you need Library Card.