User's Guide : Economic Research Center Library
The Economic Research Center Library (ERC Library) collects economic statistics, government publications (e.g. Census), company histories and financial statements etc..
The ERC Library has statistics in English (e.g. publications of IMF, United Nations and World Bank etc.), has also statistics in Chinese and Korean.
If you aren't a member of Nagoya University, please see the guide for visitors.
Library Hours
Mon.-Fri.  9:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00
Closed Days
Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and New Year Holidays (Dec. 28th-Jan. 4th).
Temporary closing will be announced on the website etc.
Please show your ID card (Student ID card etc.) at the service desk when you enter the ERC Library.
Please keep quiet and do not eat or drink in the ERC Library.
All of the materials can be accessed free.
After using, please return them to its place.
To borrow materials, please show your ID / library card to the service desk.
About materials in laboratory
When you use an item kept in a research office (OPAC status = in laboratory), you can make a request to use the item, but it may take several days to become available.
For details, please ask at the ERC Library desk.
Policies (except unbound journals) from Apr. 1, 2016
DepartmentPositionVolumesLoan periodRenewal
EconomicsFaculty, Staffs, Researchersno limit / no due date**
Graduate studentsno limit / no due date**
Undergraduate students5 items14 days3 times
Others in Nagoya Univ.Faculty, Staffs, Researchers, 5 items14 days3 times
Graduate students5 items14 days3 times
Undergraduate students3 items14 days3 times
Professor emeritus of Nagoya Univ.5 items14 days3 times
JETRO-IDE members (required Nagoya Univ. Central Lib. card)5 items28 days1 time
** When faculty and graduate students resign/ withdraw /graduate from school, you have to return books before you leave.
Policies (unbound journals)
Department and PositionVolumesLoan periodRenewal
Nagoya Univ. Members3 items7 days-
Renewals can be made up to 3 times before the due date as long as no prior reservation has been made by another library user.
Please bring the materials to the ERC Library desk with your ID card.
Please return materials that you borrowed to the service desk within the due date.
When item is currently on loan, University faculty, students, and staff can make reservations.
For details, please see Reservation request (for books on loan).
Copies can be made only in accordance with the Copyright Law.
Before photocopying, fill out an application form for photocopying on the ERC Library desk.
Photocopy machine in the ERC Library is available only for faculty and graduate students of Graduate School of Economics (University Expense).
When you use coin-operated photocopy machines (at the Central Library, Co-op shops and so on), you can take the materials out of the library.
Please return the materials by 17:00 on the same day to the ERC Library desk.
In the ERC Library, there are PCs.
You can use it for the purposes of research, education and learning.
When using PC, please apply to the ERC Library desk.
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