Learning Support Desk – Support by Learning Supporters (LSs)

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 refer to the sections below for the LS Desk Hours in each library.

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

Main Library

The desk is closed until the Fall term starts. The desk hours and members are subject to change.

There are 16 LSs. [Apr. 9, 2018]

Desk Hours  *2018.6.11 updated

Learning Commons Global Commons (English support available) Studying Abroad
Learning Commons LS Poster Glocal Commons LS Poster LS Studying Abroad Poster

Members introduction  *2018.6.11 updated


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Life Sciences Library

There are 5 LSs. [2018. 6~]

Human SciencesM212:00-15:0015:00-18:00

 E-mail:Life Sciences Library 

Science and Engineering Library

There are 6 LSs belong to the Graduate School of Engineering. [2018.4~]

 Profiles of LSs

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Field of StudyMon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.
Electrical, Electronic and Information EngineeringD112:00-14:0011:00-13:00
Mechanical EngineeringD112:00-15:00
Materials and Manufacturing ScienceM215:00-17:0015:00-17:00
Managiment of Industry and TechnologyM215:00-17:0012:00-14:00
Electrical, Electronic and Information EngineeringM115:00-17:0015:00-17:00
Mechanical EngineeringM112:00-14:0013:00-15:00

 E-mail:Science and Engineering Library 


International Studies Library

There are 9 LSs belong to the Graduate School of Language and Culture, the Osaka School of International Public Policy. [2018.4~]

Graduate SchoolLanguageMon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.
Language and CultureD1English, Burmese11:00-14:00
Language and CultureM2Chinese, English15:00-17:00
Language and CultureD3English13:00-16:00
Language and CultureD1English11:00-14:00
Language and CultureD2Chinese, English14:00-16:00
Language and CultureM2English, Persian10:00-13:00
Osaka School of International Public PolicyD1Chinese, English13:00-16:00
Language and CultureM2English, Arabic11:00-14:00
Language and CultureD2English, German, French, Chinese, Spanish14:00-17:00

 LS Recommended Books

 E-mail:International Studies Library