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Nanzan University: Nagoya Library (南山大学図書館 名古屋図書館)


General Information

Nagoya Library, Nanzan University
18 Yamazato-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8673
Email: (Please replace # with @)
Sunday, Saturday during the summer break, National Holidays,
12/24-25, New Years


About the Library:

Nanzan University's Main Library on Nagoya campus is a 3 floor building with 2 underground levels. The library holds 592,000 books and 14,000 periodical titles (as of April 2004).

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2016):

  • Books: 805,525 volumes 
    • Japanese books: 434,051 volumes 
    • Non Japanese books: 371,474 volumes
  • Periodicals: 16,982 titles
    • Japanese: 10,243  titles
    • Non Japanese: 6,739 titles
  • Media: 12,949 titles
    • Japanese: 9,302 titles
    • Non Japanese: 3,647 titles".

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

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Advance inquiry required.

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please refer to "User application".
  • Please verify the desired material is available by using the OPAC.
Upon Arrival:
  • Please show some form of personal ID such as passport, health insurance card at the circulation counter and obtain the a user card.
  • Photocopy services provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Please fill out the photocopy request form.
  • Photocopying Room is located on 1F. There are both prepaid card and coin-type photocopying machines.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black: 10 yen
    • Color: 50 yen
  • Receipts cannot be issued.
Accessing Rare Materials
Please refer to "Facilities & Equipment: Rare Book Room".

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