Main Library

Learning Support Desk

Who is a Learning Supporter (LS)?

Learning Supporters (LSs) are graduate student staff in Osaka University Library. They, who specialize in various fileds, will support your studies at the Learning Support Desks. Feel free to ask them for their support!

* Learning Supporters are only available during school terms (April - early August and October - early February)

Learning Supporters in Main Library


There are 16 LSs. [2023.9.29 update]

Desk Hours

Learning Commons Global Commons (English support available) Studying abroad and Teaching profession course LATEX and programming

Members introduction



In the Main Library, there are 2 Learning Support Desks. One in the Learning Commons (2nd Floor of Building B) and the other in the Global Commons (2nd Floor of Building C).
The desk in Global Commons provides supports especially for international students such as JLPT and Japanese writing. Check the poster above to get more information.

※Please note that LSs of Global Commons are still temporarily stationed in Learning Commons.


What the desks look like

Learning Supporters in each library

Each library has a learning support desk.
Please click on one of the buttons below for more information.

Main Library  Science and Engineering Library  International Studies Library

*Life Sciences Library's Learning Support Desk has been suspended since April 2022. Please contact the LSs of the other 3 libraries.