Oct-20 [Central Lib] <Important> [For NU members] Changes in some Central Library Services

From Oct. 20th (Wed), some facilities of the Central Library are available.

The Central Library will provide the services as follows.

Depending on the situation, there is a possibility that the contents of the services will be changed at any time in accordance with changes in the activity policy level established by Nagoya University.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.


<Period>  [Updated]

From Oct. 20th (Wed) to the date to be determined.



Admission  [No changes]

Nagoya University members (students, faculty and staff members)

 * However, please refrain from entering if you have any subjective symptoms such as fever.

 * In order to prevent infection, please wear a mask, and use disinfectant when entering the building.
       We really encourage frequent hand washing, and practice social distance.


Opening hours  [No changes]

Weekdays: 8:00 - 22:00

Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays: 8:45 - 22:00

Counter Response  [No changes]

The library staff will be there. Please ring the chime if to call the staff.

Borrowing  [No changes]

As usual.


Borrowing procedure  [No changes]

Please use the automatic borrowing machine to complete the borrowing procedures (except items that not apply to the machine).

 * If it is difficult for the students to visit the library, it is possible to use “Borrowing and Delivery" service of Library.
      For details, please see here. (https://lws.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/news/en/central-lib/2021-en/210402-3-en)


Borrowing Renewals [No changes]

As usual.


Returning [No changes]

Please return the items as usual by the due date.

 * If it is difficult to visit the library by the due date, please pack the book tightly and send it to the library with a delivery status record.
      You will be responsible for the returning fee, but you can also use "Free Return Service" for Hikyaku Express.
     For details, please see here (https://lws.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/news/ja/centrallib/2021-en/210402-enfile-4).

 Address: B3-2(790), Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601

     Circulation Section, Central Library, Nagoya University


Reservation  [No changes]

Please come to the library by the due date to check out the reserved books.

 * If it is difficult for the students to visit the library, it is possible to use “Borrowing and Delivery" service of Library.
      For more information, click here. (https://lws.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/news/en/central-lib/2021-en/210402-3-en)


Reading seats and facilities  [Updated]

  • Please remember to keep a distance at least 1 m from each other and wear a mask, when you have a discussion or group learning in the Learning Commons.
  • Please use the reading seat and PC seat away from other users.
  • Please use OA cleaner to remove visuses.
  • You can use your personal laptop for talking (such as attending online class) on the 2nd floor and in the Learning Pods of 3rd floor.
  • Please write down your name, starting time and leaving time when you use reading seat and PC seat.

    Reference service  [No changes]

    Please use the web inquiry form (https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/inq/inquiry.html) for reference service.

    Consultation at the counter is also possible.


    Study consultation  [No changes]

    Face-to-face learning consultation: No advance reservation required

    On weekdays; 15:00 - 19:00

     * Consultation is limited to 30 minutes.

     * Please wear a mask.

     * Unless you need to operate the installed equipment, we will consult with you at the desk.


    Learning consultation Zoom: Reservation required  [No changes]

    On weekdays; 15:30-17:00

     * Please apply by 12:00 the day before (weekdays).

     * For details click here (https://lc.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/support/index_e.html) for details.

    “Question box” is also settled in front of the Support Desk on the 2nd floor.
       The graduate student staffs will answer and post the questions.
         Please use the “question box” as much as possible.


    Photocopy  [No changes]

    Reception hours:

     Weekdays; 9:00 - 22:00 

     Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays: 8:45 - 22:00

     * Reception at the counter 8:30 - 16:45 on weekdays. Please apply to complete your payment in time.

     * The reception time for copying documents at private expense, which requires a receipt: 8:30 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:45 on weekdays.
          Please apply to complete your payment in time.


    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)  [No changes]

    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can be applied through web as usual.

    Please complete the picking up / returning procedures, or reading the materials for in-library use only from the opening time to 30 minutes before closing.

     * If it is difficult for the recipient to visit the library, copies of the documents can be received by the Central Library’s “Borrowing and Delivery" service.
          The destination is expanded to Japan as a whole.
          For more information, click here. (https://lws.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/news/en/central-lib/2021-en/210403-3-en)

     * It may take longer than usual depending on the situation of the library that holds the materials.
          Please note that we may not be able to respond immediately even if you are in a hurry.

     Guidance: https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/guide/ILL_guide.html


    Workshop / lectures  [No changes]

    Face-to-face Workshops cannot be held for the time being, but we will hold Online Guidances.

    We have a number of on-demand Guidances on NUCT, and we are also planning to hold live online training sessions via web conferencing tools.

    We will update New Workshops, please enjoy them for learning and research.

     Guidances on NUCT: https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/guide/literacy/guidance_e.html#nuct
     Guidances via Zoom: https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/guide/literacy/guidance_e.html#zoom
     Other online Guidances: https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/guide/literacy/guidance_e.html#online


    Other  [No changes]

    We will call out to those who seem to be sick when patrolling.

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