Oct-20 [Central Lib] <Important> [For students, faculty and staff members of GU] Changes in some Central Library Services

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.



Gifu University members should refrain from visiting Central Library during the exam period (2022/07/11 - 8/5) .


<Period>  [Updated]

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



Admission  [No changes]

Gifu University members (students, faculty and staff members), who received the library card.

* 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.

* In order to use Nagoya University Library, you need a library card issued by Nagoya University Library.
     For details, please see here (https://www.nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp/guide_c/guide/kiko_riyo_e.html#forGU).

* It takes some time to issue the library card, so please apply for the card via Gifu University Library as soon as possible.


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).


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.

  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.


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 away from other users.
    * Please write down your name, starting time and leaving time when you use the reading seat.
  • Please use OA cleaner to remove viruses.
  • You can use private research room or audio-visual booth. Please borrow a key from the key lending device.
  • You can use vacant Workpod. Please come to the counter in order to use it.
  • You can use your personal laptop for talking (such as attending online class) on the 2nd floor.

Reference service  [No changes]

Available at counter only.


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.


Other  [No changes]

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



Mutual library use for member of Nagoya & Gifu Universities

In April 2020, Nagoya University and Gifu University became member universities of the Tokai National Higher Education and Research System through corporate integration.
Consequently, the Nagoya University Library (Central Library and Medical Library) is available now for students, faculty and staff members of Gifu University under the same conditions as students, faculty and staff members of Nagoya University (except for some services).


The procedure of issuing the library card for Nagoya University Library started from June 4th, 2020 (Thu.) at Gifu University Library.

And it had been possible to visit and use the Nagoya University Library (except Medical Library) from Sept. 7th, 2020 (Mon.) for students, faculty and staff members of Gifu University.

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