Osaka School of International Public Policy Library,Osaka University

Library Guide

Library Hours

《Opening Hours》

 Monday ? Friday

  • Regular Semester Hours : 9:00~19:00
  • Spring,Summer and Winter Breaks : 9:00~17:00
*Closed on Saturdays and Sundays,holidays
 Temporary closures are announced each time on the website.

Terms of Use

Bylaws Governing Use of the Osaka School of International Public Policy Library (PDF)

  • Individuals other than the faculty members and students at the OSIPP, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Graduate School of Economics, and Law School need to sign in at the counter. Please bring your ID as we will ask you to present it upon sign in.
  • External individuals who are affiliated with other universities and research institutions need to have a letter of recommendation issued by those organizations to use the library (not applicable to faculty members and graduate school students at a national university and equivalent individuals).
  • Bags and coats cannot be brought in. Please leave your belongings in a locker in the locker area located to the right of the entrance before using the library. You are responsible for own valuables.
  • Only faculty members and students of OSIPP may use the copy machine in the library. Copy cards sold at the co-op will not work on the copy machine in the library. If you wish to copy a document, please check out the material first and then use the coin-operated copy machine located in the co-op.
  • If you wish to use an audiovisual booth, please submit your request at the counter. You are allowed to watch only the DVD materials archived at the library.

Library Loans

Loan Period: Aside from the Library use only materials,you can borrow most books for two weeks.As for Journals and Magazines you must return them within the day.

Reservations: If the book you want to borrow is currently on loan, you may reserve it.

Renew Loan Periods: You can renew the due date by one week,except for specific materials and materials on reservation.

Utilization Categories, number (n) and period (p)

BooksJournals
Teaching staff n = no limit
p = two weeks
n = no limit
p = same day
Other graduate school teaching staffn = 1?10
p = two weeks
n = no limit
p = same day
Graduatesn = 1?10
p = two weeks
n = no limit
p = same day
Under-graduates n = 1?5
p = two weeks
n = no limit
p = same day
Students of other graduate/undergraduate schoolsn = 1 or 2
p = two weeks
n = no limit
p = same day
Non-studentsn = no limit
p = same day
n = no limit
p = same day
  1. In principle, journals are released temporarily for photocopying only.
  2. Class reference materials may only be borrowed for one week (no extensions).
  3. The loan period for "new reports" in the staff corner is the same as books.
  4. The criteria for interlibrary loans depends on the lending library in question.

Floor Map

Floor Map (PDF)

Access

OSIPP is located in the Toyonaka Campus of Osaka University.
Access

Library Guide

Library Calendar