Learning Support Desk – Support by Learning Supporters (LSs)

Osaka University Library (Main Library, Life Sciences Library, Science and Engineering Library, International Studies Library) is open partially but some services are not available.
Library Service Changes (from June 11)
Learning Support Desk has been reopened.
Learning Support Desk in Main Library has started online study support.
Please check out the details on Online Study Support by Learning Supporters (from June 18).

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!

Location and Desk Hours

  • You can get support from Learning Supporters (LSs) in the four libraries: Main Library, Life Sciences Library, Science and Engineering Library, and International Studies Library
  • The Desks are open on weekdays during class terms (closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, or during breaks).

■Please click on one of the buttons below to check Desk Hours in each library.

Main Library  Life Sciences Library  Science and Engineering Library  International Studies Library


Study support at Learning Support Desk

Learning Supporters welcome your questions about studies at the Learning Support Desk in each library. If you are having trouble in understanding what was taught in classes, have no idea what to write for essay assignments, or wondering whether you should go on to graduate school, we are here to help you.

Creating Pathfinders

Pathfinders are leaflets that introduce useful resources to learn a certain topic. Pathfinders are provided in each library as well as on the website.

Workshops and Guidance

Learning Supporters provide a variety of workshops and guidance that will help students’ studies and college life. The topics range from their specialties to general academic skills. The schedule of the workshops and Guidance and the materials of the past workshops and guidance are available on the website.

Recommending useful books

Learning Supporters select, introduce and exhibit books they recommend.