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Learning Support

Graduate student staff provides support to your studies by answering your questions such as how to use computers, research, and write reports. You can consult them in Chinese or English. Go to the Support Desk for their advice.

IT Support

  • How to use the Information Media Studies System / PCs / Cloud On-demand Print
  • How to use application software, such as Word and Excel
  • How to use wireless LAN

Writing Support

  • How to write reports
  • Recommending books and DVDs on writing

Support on Bibliographic Search and Using the Library

  • How to search for books and journals (using the OPAC)
  • How to search for articles
  • How to use Library facilities

Study Counseling for Each Field of Study


Support Desk

Hours: Monday - Friday, 15:00 - 19:00

Affiliation of each Staff Member

Language

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Japanese

 

 

Environ. D1

Hum. D1

 

Chinese

Environ. D3

Environ. D3

Eng. M1

 

Eng. M1

English

Law. D3

Med. D3

Law. D3

Med. M2

Med. D3

Research Field of each Staff Member

Environment D1

Wed.
Japanese

Research Field: Paleontology, Anatomy

Humanities D1

Thu.
Japanese

Research Field: Modern Japanese Literature

Environment D3

Mon. & Tue.
Chinese

Research Field: Environmental Economics, International cooperation, Air pollution

Engineering M1

Wed. & Fri.
Chinese

Research Field: Inorganic Materials, Thermochemistry, Thermal Energy

Law D3

Mon. & Wed.
English

Research Field: Civil Procedure Law

Medicine D3

Tue. & Fri.
English

Research Field: Public Health and Health Systems

Medicine M2

Thu.
English

Research Field: Occupational and Environmental Health


FAQ

IT Support

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I cannot login to the computers in the Library.
A.1
You need to renew your initial password. For faculty, researchers, and auditors, an account issuance procedure is needed before the password change.
In addition, you have to take the Information Security Training within a month after your enrollment.
For further information, please refer to the website of the Information Media Studies System.
 
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How can I print out documents from a Library computer?
A.2
You can print out through an Cloud On-demand Print. You need a co-op photocopy card to use the printer. After outputting documents from the computer, insert the copy card into the card reader beside the printer, and operate the touch panel to print out the documents.
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Can I use CDs and DVDs on the Library computers?
A.3
You can use the external CD/DVD drive on the Library computers by applying at the Circulation Desk.
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I heard that there are computers with Illustrator installed.
A.4
The computers in the Writing Support Area has Adobe software such as Illustrator and Photoshop (Adobe CC).
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Are there scanners available?
A.5
No, we do not have any in the Library.

Writing Support

Q.1
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I would like to ask for advice on how to write reports.
A.1
Graduate student support staff will offer consultation. The report writing classes held at the Library will also help you.
Q.2
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Where can I find books about writing?
A.2
They are placed on the bookshelves next to the Support Desk. Ask the support staff for their recommendations.
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How do I find the books I need?
A.1
Use the OPAC to look for books held by the Nagoya University Library. You can search the OPAC by titles, authors, or keywords.
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I am looking for an article on the OPAC, but I can’t find it.
A.2
You cannot search for articles by their titles on the OPAC. Search by the title of the journal to see if the volume you need is held at the Library.
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I am looking for articles about ……
A.3
Please use databases to search for articles by subject. CiNii Articles for Japanese articles and Web of Science for foreign articles are major databases. There are many other databases available in the Nagoya University. Please refer to the list of databases on the Library website.
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How do I photocopy Library materials?
A.4
There are machines for making copies at private expense and ones at university expense.
The former can be paid by coins or Co-op copy cards. There is a Co-op copy card vending machine in the Library. To use the copy machines, please fill in the application form for copy services.

Others

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Are external users allowed to use the computers in the Library?
A.1
You need your Nagoya University ID to use the computers in the Learning Commons. Only the computers for OPAC search are available to external users.