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Nagoya University: School of Law Library (名古屋大学法学図書室)


General Information

Nagoya University
School of Law Library
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601
+81-52-789-2318, 2139
Email: (Please replace # with @)
9:00-20:00 (March, August: 9:00-17:00)
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays, New years (12/27-1/4)
and other days as noted on Kyūshitsubi (休室日)

About the Library:

The School of Law Library is located at Higashiyama Campus.  The library holds 230,738 books and 569 currently subscribed periodical titles.

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Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size:

  • Books: 258,710 volumes (as of March 2018)

Notable Collection(s):

  • 瀧川文庫 Takigawa Collection: German law periodicals and other foreign and domestic information materials from the former library of Dr. Yukitoki Takigawa 瀧川幸辰 (about 12,000 items, no copy is allowed).

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

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit: Preparation Required

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using Nagoya University Library OPAC.
  • Letter of Introduction (紹介状 Shōkaijō) from the home institution library (please use the following form if the home institution does not have one): (Word,  PDF)
  • Please fill out the library materials request Form (閲覧申請書 Etsuran shinseisho) for visiting researchers who do not have home institutes.(Word,  PDF)

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present some form of personal ID.

Floor Plans:

  • The floor map is available in PDF form " Hōgakubu furoa mappu (法学図書室フロアマップ)" on their webpage.


  • Please ask the library staff.

Accessing Rare Materials

Service Hours:
  • Hours: 9:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00
  • Closed: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays.

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please prepare for an application for rare materials and send them to:

Law Library, Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464-8601
TEL:052-789-2318, 2319


  • Not allowed

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