Nagoya University Central  Library

Facilities

Due to Covid-19, the number of seats has been reduced.
This page shows the number of seats after the reduction.


The Central Library provides various facilities to support learning, research, and education for the entire university.

*Applicants can only apply to NU members.

Click here for more information on Learning Commons.


NU members→Nagoya Univ. members
THERS members→Nagoya Univ. and Gifu Univ. members


  1. Application/usage time
  2. Use a PC
  3. Use the facility for classes/seminars
  4. Study in a group Study in a private room
  5. Use audiovisual materials and language teaching materials
  6. Use Library MakerSpace
  7. Use at exhibitions, etc.
  8. 1. Application / use time

    If you want to use a facility that requires a use application, please contact the lending/return counter.

    (Advance registration is required to use seminar rooms, satellite labs, and Discovery Square (including non-members))


    WeekdaysSaturdays, Sundays,
    and holidays
    Usage hours8:00-21:308:45-21:30
    Use on the day8:00-21:308:45-21:30
    Reservation application8:30-17:00-

    2. Use a PC

    The PC in the library can be used at any time except during the hours when it is used in classes. Please use for report/presentation creation, information search, e-mail, etc.
    * You need your Nagoya University ID and password to log in to the PC.

    Facility PCs Floor Application Qualified person Usage Time Equipment
    Learning Commons
    (Excluding seminar rooms)
    24 2nd floor Not required
      NU members
    During opening hours Printer (pay)
    How to use
    Seminar room A 12 30 minutes before closing
    * Excluding the hours used in classes
    Click here(JP) for Satellite Lab appointments.
    Seminar room B 6
    Satellite Lab 18 4th floor
    Wireless LAN-Registration
    (nuwnet)※
    - Throughout the library Registration for the first time only
    (on the web)
    During opening hours Bring your own PC
    ※If you are not a NU member, please use eduroum.

    3. Use facilities for classes, seminars, etc.

    You can use the room with a PC for lessons. Please use it for seminars and presentation practice. When making a reservation, please apply at the lending/returning counter. You can also contact us by e-mail()for exclusive use throughout the semester in regular lessons.

    Facility PCs Floor Application Qualified applicant Time Equipment
    Seminar room A 12+Lecturer1 2nd floor Required
    Reservation acceptance period : 4 weeks -3 days before scheduled use
    • NU Faculties
    • NU TA
    30 minutes before closing (1st period-maximum 2 periods)
    * Seminar room and satellite lab can be used exclusively on weekdays
    Whiteboard
    Projector
    Seminar room B 6+Lecturer1
    Satellite Lab 18+Lecturer1 4th floor Whiteboard
    Projector, microphone,
    Video, DVD, OHP
    Discovery Square
    Unavailable
    - 2nd floor Required
    (Reservation acceptance period: 4 weeks -3 days before scheduled use
    * 3 days before scheduled use, if including off-campus)
      NU members
    Whiteboard
    Projector
    OKB Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank Takagi Family Museum Required
    Reservation acceptance period : 4 weeks -3 days before scheduled use
    Projector、Blu-ray etc.
    (*Please contact us for details)
    Learning Pod A/B (seats)
    A:3-9
    B:3-6
    3rd floor Required
    Reservation acceptance period : 1 week before use-on the day of
    30 minutes before closing (1st period-maximum 2 periods) Whiteboard
    Projector

    4. Study in a group / Study in a private room

    You can use a private research room by yourself. Keys for the private research room will be rented using the key lending device (student/staff ID required).

    For learning in groups, please use Learning Commons on the 2nd floor and Learning Pod on the 3rd floor.

    To use Learning Commons on the 2nd floor (Discovery Square, writing support booth, etc.) and Learning Pod A/B/C on the 3rd floor and Work Pod A/B/C/D on the 2nd floor, please apply at the lending/returning counter.

    Facility Seats Floor Application Qualified person Usage Time Equipment
    Research room
    West 1-17
    each1 4th floor Key lending device for each (key deposit machine)
    Use only on the day, reservation not possible
    • THERS Graduate students
    • THERS Faculties
    To 30 minutes before closing  
    Research room
    East 1-7
    North 1-13,15-22
    South 1-8,10-15
    THERS members
    Learning Pod A/B A:3-9
    B:3-6
    3rd floor Required
    (Available for 3 or more people)
    (Reservation acceptance period: 1 week before use-on the day of)
    THERS members
    (Only NU members can reserve Learning Pod A/B/C)
    To 30 minutes before closing
    (1st period-maximum 2 periods)
    Whiteboard
    Projector
    Learning Pod C 1-3 1-3 Required
    (Available for 1 or more people)
    (Reservation acceptance period: 1 week before use-on the day of)
    Whiteboard
    PC monitor
    Work Pod A/B/C/D/E/F 1 in each 2nd foor Required
    (Reservation acceptance period: 1 week before use-on the day of)
    • THERS members
    • Visitors
    Visitors and Gifu Univ. members can available if only there is no reservation.
    Whiteboard
    PC monitor
    Writing support booth A/B
    Unavailable
    4*2room Required
    * Reservation priority, 2 or more people can be used when vacant
    (Reservation acceptance period: 1 week before use-on the day of)
    Writing guidance
    • NU Graduate students
    • NU Faculties
    To 30 minutes before closing
    (1st period-maximum 2 periods)
    PC monitor
    Learning Commons Not required THERS members
    (Multipurpose Learning Area/
    Group Learning Area)
    Whiteboard
    Discovery Square A/B
    Unavailable
    A:30
    B:25
    (Reservation acceptance period: 4 weeks before use-on the day
    * 3 days before scheduled use, if including off-campus)
    • THERS members
    • Visitors
    Only NU members can reserve Discovery Square A/B
    To 30 minutes before closing
    (1st period-maximum 2 periods)
    Whiteboard
    Projector

    5. Use audiovisual materials and language teaching materials

    You can use the AV booth to watch videos, CDs, DVDs, etc. in the library.

    When watching a CD/DVD, please go to the lending/returning counter in advance.

    Facility Seats Floor Application Qualified person Usage Time Equipment
    AV booth
    1-3
    1 in each 2nd floor booth 1&2
    →Key lending device for each (key deposit machine)
    booth 3
    →Not required

    Use only on the day, reservation not possible
    • THERS members
    • Visitors
      (only booth 3)
    To 30 minutes before closing
    • Cassette deck
    • CD player
    • DVD/LD player
    • Video set
    • Satellite broadcasting
      (booth 1&2)
      (CNNj, BBC, etc.)
    • TUNER(FM)

    6. Use Library MakerSpace

    In the Library MakerSpace, THERS members can use a variety of ICT equipment to make things.

    You need reach the passing score on following training provided on NUCT this year.
    ・ General safety education (normal time)
    ・ General safety education (emergency response)
    ・ Experimental general safety education
    After that please attend the pre-training held at the Library MakerSpace and reserve to use it.

    Facility Seats Floor Application Qualified person Usage Time Equipment
    Library MakerSpace 8 2nd floor Required.
    Reservations accepted at the Library MakerSpace.
    THERS members Weekdays: 9:00-17:00(excluding Bon period and closed days of the Central Library)
    Student staff are stationed on weekdays 13:00-17:00.
    ・3D printer
    ・ Laser processing machine
    ・3D scanner
    ・Cutting plotter
    ・Milling machine
    ・Tool, measuring equipment etc.

    7. Use at exhibitions, etc.

    You can use the library space for exhibitions. When making a reservation, please apply at the lending/returning counter.

    Facility Floor Application Qualified applicant Usage period Equipment
    OKB Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank
    TAKAGI Family Documents Exhibition Gallery
    2nd floor Required
    (Reservation acceptance period: 1 to 2 weeks before the scheduled date of use
    NU members up to 2 weeks Exhibition case, projector, Blu-ray etc.
    * Please contact us for details
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