Main Library Floor Map

Floor Map

Main Library Floor Map 6F

Library Hall

  • Hall with the capacity of 80 persons, with a projector and microphones.
  • Only faculty or staff of Osaka University can reserve this hall. Please read the following page about more information.
Main Library – Facilities

Rare Books

  • About using Rare books, please read the following page.
Using Rare Books

Doctorial Theses

  • Please contact us at Main Desk (9:00~17:00 on Weekdays).
  • Please read the following page to use doctorial theses. Using Doctoral Theses
  • When you would like to read a material except doctorial theses, please tell us the title of the material at Main Desk.
Main Library Floor Map 5F

Materials of Stacks

  • Books 200-999 are in Stacks, books 000-199 are on 5F in A Building.

Study cubicles (Grads/Faculty)

  • Graduate students, research students, faculty and research fellows can use them.
  • Please reserve them at Main Desk or through the Web Service.
  • You can reserve them from 1 week before using.
Facilities Reservation

Newspapers (Reduced Edition)

  • We have reduced-size editions and reprints of newspapers here.

Unbound Bulletins and Journals

  • We have bulletins of universities and research institutions here.
  • They are arranged in alphabetical order of names of universities and institutions.

Current Journals (Sci./Tech.)

  • New arrival journals are in shelves in front of elevators.
  • You can borrow one material overnight (checking out after 16:00, you can borrow until 11:00 on the next day).

Kakenhi Reports, Archaeological Reports

  • You can borrow them at the Main Desk.

White-Paper Yearbooks, Official Gazettes, National Census, Standards

Chinese Books (漢籍)

  • You can borrow them at the Main Desk.

Bosekikyokai Materials

  • You cannot check out them. Please read in the library.
Main Library Floor Map 4F

Study cubicles (Undergrads)

  • Underguraduate students in 3rd and over grade can use these rooms.
  • You can reserve them at Main Desk or through Web Service.
  • Reservation on the day only.
Facilities Reservation

Group Study Rooms

  • 3 and more persons, for learing.
  • You can reserve these rooms at Main Desk or through Web Service.
  • Reservation on the day only.
Facilities Reservation

Books for Study (400-999)

  • Books with call number 400-999.

Oversized Books

  • Collected photographs, collected paintings and so on.

Silent Zone

  • You can study here in silence.
  • We have individial booths here (without reservation).
  • You cannnot use PC and calculator in this area.
Main Library Floor Map 3F

Books for Study (000-399)

  • Books with call number 400-999.
  • Books with call number 089 are located at “Pocket Books Corner” on 3F in Building A.

Books for international students, Anti-discrimination Collection, China Collection, Nakata Collection, Course Reserves, Braille Materials

Micro-Materials

  • You can get the key of the micro-materials Room at Main Desk (9:00-17:00 on Weekdays).

Rare Collection Room

  • About using Rare books, please read the following page.
Using Rare Books

Faculty Works, Osaka University Press

Pocket Books Corner

  • Pocket books with call number 089.

Current Magazines

You can borrow these materials in two ways (The latest issue cannot be borrowed)

  • Temporary checking-out (1 hour, as many magazins as you would like to borrow).
  • Overnight checking-out (checking out after 16:00, you can borrow until 11:00 on the next day, one magazine).

Chinese Books (漢籍)

  • The materials are now located at various places in Building A due to anti-earthquake reinforcement.
  • Please read the following page about more information.
Locations of Chinese Books (漢籍)

Group Study Rooms

  • 3 and more persons, for learing.
  • You can reserve these rooms at Main Desk or through Web Service.
  • Reservation on the day only.
Facilities Reservation

AV Materials, CD-ROM, DVD

Computer Zone

  • We have Windows desktop PCs.
  • You can log in them with your personal ID (u——-).

Cellphone Booths

  • You can call here with your cellphone.
  • Please refrain from calling in the library except the booths.
Main Library Floor Map 2F

Main Desk (Circulation Desk)

  • Check-Out and Return of Materials, Laptop-PCs, Projectors.
  • Applicaton for Library Card.

Copy Machines

  • We have two copy machines (coin and COOPs copy card).
  • You can copy only materials the library possesses (cannot copy your private documents).

LS’s Selection

  • Books Learning Supporters selected for students.

New Arrival Books

  • Books the libray purchased lately.

Reference Materials

  • Dictionaries, encyclopedia, handbooks.
  • For in-library-use only.

Academic Skill

  • Books about Methods of Thesis, Presentation.

English Extensive Reading Books

  • This is a collection of English extensive reading books.

Career Support Books

  • We have books useful to think about work and career.
  • Books about types of work and industry.
  • Books collecting past question of licence and adoption exam.

Textbooks

  • We have textbooks designated in the syllabus of Zengaku-Kyotsu-Kyoiku.

Lounge

  • We have a vending machine of cup-drinks.
  • You can bring cup-drinks only into tihs area.

Newspapers

  • Domestic and foreign main newspapers
  • We have newspapers of the latest one month here. Newspapers before one month are located in Shoko Stacks (closed stacks).

Library’s Selection, Library’s Selection II

  • We have books telling you how to write a term paper, or to hold a presentation.

Database Terminal

  • You can also use CD/DVD-ROM database.

Printer

  • You can print out PDF-files in a USB flash drive with COOPs copy machines. A4 paper and monochrome only.
  • You need a COOPs copy card.

Learning Commons

  • Area for group study. You can discuss here.
  • We have Windows and Mac desktop PCs here.
  • Please read the following page about more information.
Main Library Learning Commons

Entrance of Stacks

  • It is the only entrance of Shoko.
  • Please put your baggage into a locker (10 Yen).

Materials of Stacks

  • Books 200-999 are in Stacks, books 000-199 are on 5F in A Building.

LS Desk

  • Learning Supporters (LSs) are sitting here.
  • They can give you some advices about studying or researching.
  • Please read the following page about more information.
Research “Learning Support Desk”

Reference Desk

  • Please ask us about anything concerning studying and researching.
  • Please ask us about a letter of introduction for other universities or institutions.
  • 9:00-17:00 on weekdays.

Inter-library Loan Desk

  • Application for photocopies of a journal that a library in other campus of Osaka University possesses.
  • Application for books or photocopies of a journal that a library in other university or instituition possesses.
  • 9:00-17:00 on weekdays.

Reading Room for a Visually Impaired Person

  • Please ask us at Main Desk for using.

Global Commons

  • Area for learning multi-languages and multi-cultures (without reservation).
  • We have moblie tables, chairs, large displays, facilities for a presentation.
  • Please read the following page about more information.
Main Library Global Commons
Main Library Floor Map 1F

Bibliographies

  • Materials that have bibliographic information (authors, titles, publishers).
  • For in-library-use only.

Old Reference Materials

  • Dictionaries, encyclopedia, handbooks.
  • For in-library-use only.

Nakanoshima

  • Materials which were in Nakanoshima Library before.
  • Possible to check out.

Maps

  • For in-library-use only.

Newspapers

  • Bound newspapers, such as Financial Times or Wall Street Journal.

Journals (Sci./Tech.)

  • Bound journals on science and technology. You can check out them.

Bibliographies (Sci./Tech.)

  • Bibliographies on science and technology. For in-library-use only.