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Gifu University: Library (岐阜大学 図書館)


General Information

Gifu University  Library
1-1 Yanagido, Gifu City 501-1193
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About Gifu University Library:

 Since its founding the Gifu University Library has been building its collection in accordance with the Institutions principal instructional directions.  There are two main libraries: the central library and the Medicine Library.  

The university library holds at least 890,000 library materials.  Their collection varies from the Education field to Environmental Sciences. 

Resources and Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 

  • Library Materials: 890,000 volumes (Periodicals: 17,000 volumes)
    • Japanese: 600,000 volumes
    • Western languages: 290,000 volumes

Notable Collection(s):

  • Complete Collection of Reprinted Newspapers and Periodicals on Education in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Periods (Reprints): Reprinted newspapers and periodicals which focus on reports and commentary in the education field.
  • Iwata Library (岩田文庫): Donated by Dr. Shuzo Iwata, professor emeritus of Gifu University.  The collection include rare books about indigenous mathematics of Japan (2,800 volumes).
  • Hayano Library (早野文庫): Donated by Dr. Saburo Hayano, former president of Gifu University.  The collection include some valuable art books (860 volumes).

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.


Digital Collection(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using Gifu University Library's OPAC web Service.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present your ID at the library counter located on the second floor and fill out visitor's form.

Note: Gifu university library provides information in English, which is very comprehensive. Please refer to " Gifu University Library".

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