NAGOYA University Library Service Guide

Contents

Information: Composition of Nagoya University Library
Search: Search Books, Journals, Articles, & Newspapers
Photocopy: Information of photocopy
Interlibrary Loan: How to get photocopies and books from other universities
Visit: Visiting libraries of other universities
Reference: Consultation on library use & reference

 

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

Photocopy

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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 (or your campus), users can order the copy of an article or the actual book.
  • Supplying libraries are, libraries at another campus of Nagoya University, libraries of other universities, as well as public libraries and the National Diet Library. Copies and books can also be ordered from oversea libraries, for example, libraries in U.S., Europe, or throughout the world.
  • The cost is paid by applicant in plinciple, but Nagoya University Library bears a part of the charge, because Nagoya University supports students and staffs needs for books and articles necessary for education, research and study.
  • *When you have some question for Interlibrary Loan Services, please contact the nearby library or Central library.

 

 

 

 

 Borrowing from public libraries in Aichi and nearby areas    

 

 

 

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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

Visiting OYA Shoichi Libray (copy fee discount for NU students)

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Reference

Consultation on library use & reference

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

Library staff provide guidance about usage and assistance in investigating information or materials. Depending on the content, it may take some time to respond.

The following is acceptable questions/consultations.

  • How to use the library
  • How to find materials on specific topic
  • How to find out about a specific subject (event, case, person, etc.)
  • How to use databases and electronic journals
  • Introduction of related institutions
  • Holding information, bibliographic information, and how to obtain materials

The following is unacceptable questions/consultations.

  • Something related to personal privacy
  • Matters involving highly specialized knowledge (legal advice, medical counseling, medication, etc. )
  • Invastigations for those that do not have a rational search method.
  • Investigations that require significant expense or time.
  • Acting over survey or research
  • Introduction of reserchers

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