About the Library

Address 3-14 Rinku Port Kita, Tajiri-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 598-0093
TEL:072-490-2605 / FAX:072-490-2805
Library Hours Monday - Friday 9:40-17:00
Library Closed *Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, Year-end and New year's holidays, Last Friday of every month, Any other holidays will be notified. Calendar
  1. Access to the Collection
    The entire collection is open-access. Library catalog(OPAC) is available for finding books.
  2. Loans
    A loan service is provided only through Inter-Library Loan System.
    *Please ask at the library of your affiliated organization, or at the public libraries for borrowing books.
    *Residents or workers in Tajiri-cho can borrow books at the Information Desk.
  3. Copy Service
      Only materials in the Library may be copied, but only within the limits allowed by Japanese copyright laws.
    • Self-service photocopies are available for 10yen per sheet. Please fill in the "Photocopy Request Form" at the Information Desk.
    • Inter-Library photocopy service is also available. Please ask at the library of your affiliated organization, or at the public libraries.
  4. Reference Service
  • The library is open to those who are 18 years old and over.
  • Before visiting, please call the library for the detailed information to use.
  • Registration may be made at the Information Desk of the Library.
  • The present holdings comprise some 52,580 books (68%in Japanese and 32% in foreign languages)
  • 281 periodicals (157 in Japanese and 124 in foreign languages)
  • 6 newspapers in 2 languages
  • 1,395 Video/DVD/LD materials
  • 250 CD-ROM/CD materials
  • 5 Online database
  • 45 seats (of which 13 are carrels)
  • 4 DATA BASE Stations
  • 2 audio-visual booths
  • 1 photocopier

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