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Osaka University: Law Library (大学院法学研究科資料室)


General Information

Law Library, Osaka University
1-6 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043
Saturday: 11:00-16:00 (Closes at 17:00 during semester break)
Note: Some information materials cannot be accessed after 17:00.
Sunday, Holidays, New years


About the Library:

The law library is located at Toyonaka Campus.  The library mainly holds materials related Law and Politics, including a variety of periodicals from both inside and outside Japan.

Related Link(s)

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

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: Letter of Introduction Required

  • Letter of Introduction (紹介状 Shōkaijō) from your home institution library. Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one:
    • A letter of Introduction (Word,  PDF)
  • Please verify the desired material is available by using Osaka University Library Online Catalog.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present a letter of Introduction and some form of personal ID.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws. 
  • Please use a Copy card (available at the university co-op).

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