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Osaka University: School of Human Sciences Library (人間科学研究科図書室)


General Information

School / Graduate School of Human Sciences Library, Osaka University
1-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays, New year Holidays, 
and other dates as noted on (閉室日 Heishitsu bi)

About the Graduate School of Human Sciences Library:

The Library of Graduate School of Human Sciences holds a total of 76,000 Japanese and non-Japanese materials.  The holding spans the natural and social sciences.  The library also holds about 2,000 periodical titles.  Most materials are available on open stacks.

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Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size:
  • Books: 76,000 volumes
  • Periodicals: 2,000 titles

Notable Collection(s):

  • Awaji Bunko (淡路文庫): Industrial psychology materials held by Awaji Enjirō (淡路円次郎)

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

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry/Preparation Required

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using Osaka University Library Online Catalog.
  • Please contract the library staff.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please fill out your name and contact information on the entering procedure form at the counter by the entrance. A letter of introduction or identification is not required.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Please ask the library staff.

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