NAGOYA University Library ServiceGuide

Contents

Information : Composition of Nagoya University Library
Search Catalogs : Search Books & Journals
Article : Search Articles
Newspaper : Search Newspaper
Photocopy : Information of photocopy
Interlibrary Loan : How to get photocopies and books from other universities
Visit : Visiting libraries of other universities

 

NULink A link resolver which enables item-level linking across resources available in the library

Guide Sheets List : Quick guide of resource in the library

Information

Search Books & Journals

OPAC allows access to books acquired after April 1987 and those before 1987 by the University are registered in the Union Card Catalog (2F).

Many Libraries provide the bibliographical retrieval services on their web.
There are "Online Catalog Lists" in Database > Online Catalog.

And please see Electronic books (e-books) those are digital version of books.


* Nagoya University Library OPAC    
* CiNii books  » User Manual
 (Union catalog of the libraries of universities and other institutions.)
* Webcat Plus  » FAQ (in Japanese)
* NDL-OPAC  » User guide
(National Diet Library Online Public Access Catalog)

Please refer to the "Online Catalog Lists" in Database  » Online Catalog, too.


Location-based Service in Library (Calil Library Map : Map-based guidance to books on iPhone/smartphones)

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Search Articles

(* : only available on campus)

You can use the Databases looking for the articles by your theme.

Japanese periodical index

* CiNii Articles
* NDL-OPAC (Zasshi Kiji Sakuin)

 

Foreign periodical index

[ NULink (Nagoya University Link Service) ]

NUlink

"NULink" is a link resolver which enables item-level linking across resources available in Nagoya University Library. It solves the problem of finding content, especially full text.
Please click when you see this icon!  »Guide for NULink


* Web of SCIENCE [HELP] (*)
* EBSCOhost


 Nagoya University electronic Journal DataBase | EJ News
 GeNII (the National Institute of Informatics academic content portal)

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Search Newspaper

The newspaper article is effective to study topical subject and social situation on an old age. The form of the newspaper is various like the stencil paper, the reduced-size edition, the CD-ROM version, the microfilm version, and the Internet version, etc.

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Photocopy

Making Copies in the library

Photocopying is limited by the rules of the library and Copyright Law(*).

General rules in the library

  • Photocopy in the library is permitted only for the purpose of personal study or research.
  • Only a partial copy of library items is permitted (less than half of the total pages of the material).
  • Only a single copy of library items may be made.
  • The latest issue of periodicals(journals, magazines and newspapers) cannot be photocopied.
  • It is not permitted to make copies of personal documents such as notebooks, etc.
  • Please fill out the 'Application form of copy services' and put it in the box provided.

 

Copying in the Libraries

For more information on copying service, please refer each library's guide on Libraries in Nagoya University.

 

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Interlibrary Loan

Ordering copies and books from other libraries

(This service is only for members of Nagoya university.)

If a book or journal you want is not available in Nagoya University (your campus), you can order copy of an article or book from libraries of other universities, as well as public libraries and the National Diet Library. .

Ordering materials

Certified users can order photocopies of works within the scope provided under the Japanese copyright law.

Reproduction is permitted under certain conditions such as:

  • Reproducing only a part of a copyrighted work (less than half of the total pages) already made public
  • All of an individual work in a periodical where a considerable period of time has passed after its publication (ex. back number, the latest issue which published more than 3 months ago)
  • A single reproduction for a user
  • For the purpose of the user's own study or research
  • The users may not reproduce or distribute reproductions of the photocopies, whether with or without charge

The applicant assumes full responsibility for any infringement of the copyright on the application.

Books can be borrowed from other libraries.

  • Journals cannot be borrowed.
  • Some materials may not be available due to the condition, lending policies of the library, and so on.
  • Postage(to return/borrow and return) will be charged to the applicant.
  • The applicant assumes full responsibility for any infringement of the copyright in the use of the item which he/she borrows through the application.

Copies and books can also be ordered from abroad, for example, libraries in U.S., Europe, or throughout the world. Generally, its cost is higher and takes more time than ordering from libraries in Japan. For more details, please ask at the service desk.

Delivery dates & fees

*Nagoya University Library bears a part of the charge of ILL from libraries in other campus and most university libraries in Japan (April, 2013-) and overaseas libraries (July, 2016-, trial service).

order from dates fees for copies fees for borrowing books
in Japan
(most university libraries)
7 - 10 days university bears
(35-100 yen/sheets+postage)
postage to borrow : university bears
postage to return : charged to applicant
in Japan
(Public libraries in Aichi)
Details
1 - 3 weeks not available not charged
in Japan
(other than above)
7 - 30 days charged to applicant
(35-100 yen/sheets+postage)
charged to applicant
(postage to borrow and return)
abroad 10 days - a few months University bears postage to borrow : university bears
postage to return : charged to applicant
(2,000-5,000 yen)
  • This list should be used only as a guide. Fees and dates vary depending on partner countries and libraries.

Pick-up library and payment methods

You can order and pick up book/copy through your home library. In some cases, you can also order through Central Libray. About your home library, please refer ILL Service Desk List. Please ask at service desk or choose "pick-up library" on the request form as listed below.

  • You use university expense : Only your home library
    • When you want to use public research funds such as Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research or a donation, please choose university expense.
    • When you use public expense for the first time, the budget you use should be specified. Input your laboratory or section in 'Note' field on the request form.
  • You use private expense : Your home library or Central Library
  • You want to order from public libraries in Aichi prefecture : Central Library

Web Request

Copy/Loan application can be made in OPAC with Nagoya University ID and Password. Web Request

Brief guide : Guide sheet "Interlibrary Loan/Copy Request"

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Visit

Visiting other libraries

(This service is only for members of Nagoya university.)

Visiting

If a book or journal you want is not available in Nagoya University (your campus), you can visit libraries of other universities.

  • Before visiting, please check OPAC or catalogs of each library.
  • Please observe the rules of the libraries.
  • Some libraries may require an appointment in advance or/and a letter of introduction to use their library resources.
  • Library guides are available on the internet. ACADEMIC LIBRARY DIRECTORY (Japan Library Association)

Letter of introduction

Some libraries may require an appointment in advance or/and a letter of introduction to use their library resources. A letter of introduction is issued at the Interlibrary Loan Desk(Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.). If you are affiliated with the School of Medicine, please ask at Medical Library or Library of Health Science.

It may take 1-2 weeks to issue a letter. In many cases, some special procedures or documents are required for using rare books or special collections. Please apply at least one week before the date of visit.


Visiting IDE Libraries

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