Mutual library use for member of Nagoya & Gifu Universities

Mutual library use at Nagoya University and Gifu University under the response to the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)

Gifu University Library Services (for members of Nagoya University)

  • As of April 27, 2021, the service content has been changed as follows to prevent the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
    • Central Library opening hours: 9:00-20:00 on weekdays / 10:00-17:00 on Saturday
    • Medical Library opening hours: 8:30-20:00 on weekdays / 10:00-18:00 on Saturdays
    • Individual reading seats: You can't use some of the seats and you should keep a distance from other users.
    • Facilities: Central Library: Presentation Rooms and Learning Commons are suspended.
    • All services for visitors are suspended, but NU members with their Library card can use GU Library.

Nagoya University Library Services (for members of Gifu University)




Gifu University Library Services (for members of Nagoya University)

In April 2020, Nagoya University and Gifu University became member universities of the Tokai National Higher Education and Research System through corporate integration.
Consequently, the Gifu University Library (Central Library and Medical Library) is available now for students, faculty and staff members of Nagoya University under the same conditions as students, faculty and staff members of Gifu University (except for some services).
In order to use Gifu University Library, you need a library card issued by Gifu University Library.

Targeted Libraries

  • Gifu University Library (Central Library)
  • Gifu University Library (Medical Library)

Procedure for issuing a Library Card

  1. Submit the "Application for issuance of Library card" at the counter of the Nagoya University Library (Central Library, Medical Library (excluding the Library of Health Sciences)).
    * Please bring your Nagoya University Student / Staff ID Card or Central Library Card.
    * For the time being, only those who belong to Tsurumai Campus can apply at the Medical Library.
  2. After a certain period of time from the application date, a library card will be issued at the Gifu University Library.
    * We will inform you of the date when you can receive the library card at the time of application.
  3. Receive your Library Card at the counter of Gifu University Library designated at the time of application by 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
    * Please bring your Nagoya University Student / Staff ID Card or Central Library Card.
Notice
  • Please allow enough time for applying at Nagoya University Library because it will take some times to issue a Gifu University Library Card.
  • Please show your Nagoya University Student / Staff ID Card or Central Library Card when you apply for and receive your Library Card.
  • The person who has a Gifu University Student / Staff ID Card can not apply.
  • If you already have a Gifu University Library Card, please tell when applying.
  • Please be sure to take your Gifu University Library Card when using the Gifu University Library.
  • If you lose your Gifu University Library Card, please ask the counter at Nagoya University Library.

Borrowing / Returning / Renewing / Reserving

Borrowing
  • Central Library
Checkout LimitPeriod
Faculty / Graduate student7 books2 weeks
Staff / Undergraduate student5 books2 weeks

  • Medical Library
Checkout LimitPeriod
Faculty / Student5 books1 weeks
Staff3 books1 weeks

Renewing

You can renew a book up to 3 times in a row. Please renew the due date at the counter of the library holdings the book or Self-checkout machines.


Returning

Books borrowed at other libraries cannot be returned. Please return it directly to the library you borrowed.


Reserving

Please make a reservation at the counter of the library you use.

Photocopying

You can apply for a copy of library materials at your own expense until 5 p.m. on working days.

Facilities

If the representative is a student, faculty or staff member of Gifu University, you can use the following facilities for group study.

  • Presentation Room (Central Library)
  • Learning Commons A, B, C (Central Library)

Workshop / Refeerence

  • You can participate in the workshop at Central Library.
  • You can use the reference servicies at the library counter.

Unavailable for use

  • You can't use the computer for Gifu University members.
  • You can't use the wireless LAN for gifu University members. Please check eduroam JP (For the members of Nagoya University)

How to contact (Gifu University)

Gifu University Central Library Information Service Office

  • E-mail: gjin02017 at jim.gifu-u.ac.jp (Please use a half angle @)
Gifu University Medical Library Information Service Office
  • E-mail: gjin02023 at jim.gifu-u.ac.jp (Please use a half angle @)



Nagoya University Library Services (for members of Gifu University)

In April 2020, Nagoya University and Gifu University became member universities of the Tokai National Higher Education and Research System through corporate integration.
Consequently, the Nagoya University Library (Central Library and Medical Library) is available now for students, faculty and staff members of Gifu University under the same conditions as students, faculty and staff members of Nagoya University (except for some services).
In order to use Nagoya University Library, you need a library card issued by Nagoya University Library.

Targeted Libraries

  • Nagoya University Library (Central Library)
  • Nagoya University Library (Medical Library) (except for Library of Health Sciences)

Procedure for issuing a Library Card

  1. Submit the "Application for issuance of Library card" at the counter on the 2nd floor of the Gifu University Library (Central Library, Medical Library) by 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
    * Please bring your Gifu University Student / Staff ID Card.
  2. After a certain period of time from the application date, a library card will be issued at the Nagoya University Library.
    * We will inform you of the date when you can receive the library card at the time of application.
  3. Receive your Library Card at the counter of Central Libyrary of Nagoya University for the time being.
    * Please bring your Gifu University Student / Staff ID Card.
Notice
  • Please allow enough time for applying at Gifu University Library because it will take some times to issue a Nagoya University Library Card.
  • Please show your Gifu University Student / Staff ID Card when you apply for and receive your Library Card.
  • The person who has a Student / Staff ID Card of Nagoya University can not apply.
  • If you have a "Central Library Card" of Nagoya University Library, please fill in your Central Library ID when applying.
  • Please be sure to take your Nagoya University Library Card when using the Nagoya University Library.
  • In case of a change in the details registered at the time of application (undergraduate student, full name, etc.), please apply at the counter of Gifu University Library.
  • If you lose your Nagoya University Library Card, please ask the counter at Gifu University Library.

Borrowing / Returning / Renewing / Reserving

Borrowing / Renewing
  • Central Library
Resource TypeCheckout LimitPeriodRenewals
Books for Undergraduates10 books14 daysUpto 2 times
Books for Researchers20 books56 daysOnly 1 time
Audio-Visual materials5 sets14 daysNon-renewable

  • Medical Library
Resource TypeCheckout LimitPeriodRenewals
Books5 books2 weeksOnly 1 time
Audio-Visual materials2 sets1 weeksOnly 1 time

Please renew the due date on OPAC or at the counter of the library holdings the book.

Procedure for renewing on the web : Confirm status / Renew due date (PDF)


Returning

Books borrowed at other libraries cannot be returned. Please return it directly to the library you borrowed.


Reserving

If you want to use a book that is presently 'checked out' on OPAC, you can make a reservation.

Procedure for reserving on the web : Reserve Books That are Currently on Loan (PDF))


Photocopying

There are a coin-operated photocopy machine and card-operated (Co-op copy cards) photocopy machines for private expense.
Only if you apply for in advance, you can receive the receipt at Central Library. Please come to the Reference / Interlibraary Loan Desk before you copy. (Unitil 4:30 p.m.on working days)

Facilities

If the representative is a student, faculty or staff member of Nagoya University, you can use the following faceilities.

  • Learning Pod
  • Discovery Square
  • Writing Support Booth
  • Projector Area

You can use the following facilities of Central Library.

  • Research Rooms
  • Work Pod(Not available for reservation)
  • Audio-Visual Booths
  • Library MakerSpace

Workshop / Reference

  • You can participate in the guidance and workshop be held at the Central Library and Medical Library.
  • You can use the reference servicies at the Reference Desk of Central Library and Medical Library.

Unavailable for use

  • You can't use the computers for Nagoya University students.
  • You can't use the wirless LAN for Nagoya Univirsity students faculties and staff members. Please check eduroam JP (For Gifu University members).
  • You should refrain from visiting Central Library during the exam period.

How to contact

Nagoya University Central Library Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor : 052-789-3678

  • E-mail : service at nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp (Please use a half angle @)
Nagoya University Medical Library : 052-744-2506
  • E-mail : med at nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp (Please use a half angle @)

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