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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 Japanese, 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


Consultation Online

Student support staffs can respond to your consultation online.

  1. Only for Nagoya University students.
  2. Consultation only on weekdays, 30 minutes each time.
  3. Please apply by 12:00pm the day before (on weekdays only).
     *Please let us know your third desired date and time as possible as you can.
  4. Zoom is used for consultation.
  5. Please check the application form for details about service times .
     *We may not be able to meet your desired date and time due to the arrangement of seminars, etc.
  6. Please check below for details about staffs in charge.
  7. When you wish to change the registration, please e-mail us.
     : sanko(at mark)nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp

  • Application form is here
     *Once your reservation is confirmed, we will e-mail you the Zoom Meeting URL.

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Support Desk

Hours : 15:00 - 19:00 on weekdays

Research Field of each Staff Member

DAY

LANGUAGE

FACULTY

YEAR

  RESEARCH FIELD

Mon. Japanese Education D1
Sociology of education, ICT education
Chinese Humanities D1 Japanese language education
English Humanities M2 Japanese culture studies
Tue. Japanese Engineering M1
Spintronics, Magnonics
Chinese Engineering D3 Electrical engineering, Power electronics
English Law M2 Commercial law
Wed. Japanese Science M1 Biophysics
Chinese Education M2 Sociology of education, Education of immigrate
English Humanities M2 Japanese culture studies
Thu. Japanese Humanities D3 Modern Japanese literature
Chinese Infomatics M2 Software metric
English Law M1 Civil Law
Fri. Japanese Engineering M1 Spintronics, Magnonics
Chinese Engineering D3 Electrical engineering, Power electronics
English GSID M2 International development

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.