GSID Library User's Guide

Opening hours →  Library Calendar
Mon-Fri:9:30 - 19:00
Summer vacation and Spring vacation: 9:30 - 17:00

Closed
Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays and Winter Vacation
Irregular closings will be announced on the notice board or on the Library website.

Contact Information
〒464-8601
GSID LIbrary (Room 409), Graduate School of International Development
Nagoya University C4-1(700)
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-Shi
TEL: 052-789-5064
FAX: 052-789-5067
E-mail: gsid(at)nul.nagoya-u.ac.jp  (at)-->@
Borrowing Return

Reserving Temporary returning service Renewing

Temporary borrowing/Overnight Loan

Using Central Library and Other Departmental Libraries

Interlibrary Loan

Request

Arrangement of the GSID Books Floor Guide NDC

Journals Reference Books

GSID Recommended Books Teaching Materials

GSID Dissertations GSID Master Theses  

Audio Visual Materials Cassette and CD for Language Studying

CD-ROM Microfilm and Microfiche

Borrowing

Books
Position Limit Period
Faculty members & Graduates students 30 items 3 months
Undergraduates students 5 items 1 month
Special Materials
Material Type Limit Period
Reference Books, Teaching Materials, Journals   These materials can be borrowed only temporarily for copying or for overnight loan
GSID Dissertations, GSID Recommended Books and Audio Visual Materials 2 items 1 week
Cassette tapes and CD for language study 2 items 1 month

For borrowing books, ID/library card is needed. Please bring them to the service desk together with the books.
You can check your borrowing records and renew the period at [My Account] on OPAC. If you don't return books by the due date, you cannot borrow anything new.



Returning

Return books at the service desk.
If library is closed, please put the books into the return box in front of library.
When you return the fragile items such as video tapes, CD-ROMs, please bring them to the service desk, do not put into the return box.

Reserving

If you want to use a book that is presently 'checked out' on OPAC, you can make a reservation by clicking the 'Reserve'button on the book information page.

Temporary returning service

If the due date of returning book on OPAC is in the several months ahead or the book is presently 'in laboratory', you can use Temporary borrowing service.
Please fill out the "Application form of book reservation" at the service desk.

Renewing

Renewals can be made before the due date as long as there is no reservation by another user.
You can renew the due date on OPAC by yourself or visit the service desk with your ID card and borrowed items.

Temporary borrowing / Overnight loan

For Journals, Teaching materials and Reference Books, only Temporary borrowing or Overnight loan is allowed.

Please visit the service desk to do the necessary procedure.

Using Central Library and Other Departmental Libraries

You can use the resources in Central Library and other departmental libraries.
The circulation policies may vary according to each library.
For using resources of Tsurumai and Daiko campuses, you can request a free-delivery service.

Interlibrary Loan

If the material you want is not available in Nagoya University, you can order a delivery or copy service from other libraries.
For more detailed, please check
Copy order(ILL)& Loan order(ILL) (Nagoya University Library website).

[Visiting other libraries]


Request

If you want to have a book added to the collection, please fill in an application form at the Sevice desk
Book Request Form.
Please note that we may have to decline your request due to the budget or our collection policy.
It may take more than six mon ths to process your request. If you are in a hurry, please use the Inter-Library Loan service.

Arrangement of GSID Books

Books located on separate shelves
NDC No. Material Type Shelves
推薦||
XXX.X...
Recommended Books The shelf near service desk. (Outer edge, counter side)
指定||
XXX.X...
Teaching Materials The shelf near service desk. (Outer edge, counter side)
博論||
XXX.X...
GSID Dissertations The shelf near windows. (Lying against the wall)
語学||
XXX.X...
Cassette tapes and CD for language study Shelf
CXXX.X... CD-ROM Library Office(When you use the CD-ROM, please apply at the service desk.)
DXXX.X... Asian Development Bank Publications Shelf in front of service desk
IXXX.X... Institute of Developing Economies Publications Shelf behind library office (left)
JXXX.X... JICA: Japan International Cooperation Agency Publications Shelf behind library office (center)
LXXX.X... Large size Books In the 'GSID in Stack' (Room 407) When you use Large size Bookse, please apply at service desk.
MXXX.X... Microfilm and Microfische In the 'GSID in Stack' (Room 407) When you use the microfilm and microfische, please apply at service desk.
PXXX.X... Asian Productivity Organizations Publications Shelf behind library office(rigth)
RXXX.X... Reference Books Shelf
VXXX.X... Audio Visual Materials Shelf
WXXX.X... World Bank Publications Shelf near service desk. (Outer edge, compact stack side)
The GSID Library materials are arranged by
Nippon Decimal Classification : NDC.

Method of searching at Book label
361.45
M
3
11235648
First section is NDC.
Second section is Author's initial.
Third section is series number.
Fourth section is book ID.
W361.45
W
1
42589612
Example: The first character of the Call Number is W.
This book has been published by the World Bank.


Floor Guide

Floor Guide


NDC : Nippon Decimal Classification

Nippon Decimal Classification : NDC classifies materials under numbers of decimal system structured by subject.
NDC divides subjects into 10 areas from general works to literature.
0 General works Library and information science ・Books・Collected essays・Serial publications・Societies・Journalism・Collections
1 Philosophy Philosophy・Psychology・Ethics. Morals・Religion
2 History History・Biography・Geography
3 Social science Political science・Law・Economics・Statistics・Society・Education・Customs, folklore and ethnology・National defence
4 Natural science Mathematics・Physics・Medical sciences
5 Technology. Engineering Engineering・Manufactures・Domestic arts and sciences
6 Industry and commerce Agriculture・Fisheries・Commerce・Transportation services
7 The arts. Fine arts Arts・Music・Theater・Sports・Accomplishments and amusements
8 Language Linguistics・Nipponese・Chinese・English・German etc.
9 Literature Nipponese literature・Chinese literature・English and American literature etc.
In GSID Library, we use NDC for arrangement.
Those related materials are shelved closely.
When you need the books, you should browse the near materials.
But a book may has several topics or subject.
Therefore we recommend you to use OPAC instead of browsing shelf only.

Even if books with "development" in its title, NDC vary from book to book.

"Development economics" NDC 333
(Economic policy, Global Economy)

"Rural Development" NDC 361.76
(Local Community)


Journals

Back issues are kept for 1-2 year in GSID Library.
Once a year these back issues are to be bound.
Bound journals are located in first basement in Central Library(There are a few exceptions) or the 'GSID in Stack' (Room 407) .

Please search the location of journals by Nagoya University Library OPAC.
When you have any problems, please feel free to ask us.

When you search for electronic journals, please use Nagoya University Electoronic Journal Database.

Journals can be borrowed temporarily just for copying or for overnight loan and reading in GSID Library.

Newspapers

When you use the other newspapers, please go to Central Library and other department libralies, use electronic newspapers, watch the website. Databases:Newspapers

GSID Recommended Books

"GSID recommended Books" are very basic textbooks which GSID professors recommended students to read.
When you search GSID Recommended books by
OPAC, the first word of the call number are written in Kanji characters (推薦). It means recommended.
GSID recommended books can be borrowed for 1 week, up to 2 items.
List of GSID Recommended Books

Teaching Materials

Teaching Materials are assigned books for lecture use.
When you search Reserved books by
OPAC, the first two words of the call number are written in Kanji characters (指定). It means Teaching Materials .
These books can be borrowed temporarily just for copying or for overnight loan.
Teaching Materilas List

GSID Dissertations

GSID dissertations can be borrowed for 1 week, up to 2 items.
When you search GSID dissertations by
OPAC, the first two words of the call number are written in Kanji characters (博論). It means dissertation.

GSID Master Theses

GSID Master Theses are included in the notebook computer.
Please apply for library counter.

You cannot get out the GSID Library and save the data.

Reference Books

When you search referense books by OPAC, call number starts at the alphabetical character "R".
These books are only for short time loan for photocopying or for overnight loan.

Audio Visual Materials

When you search audio visual materials by OPAC, call number starts at the alphabetical character "V".
Videotapes and DVD can be borrowed for 1 week, up to 2 items.
In GSID Library, you can watch the videos and DVDs.

Cassette and CD for Language Studying

When you search Cassette and CD for Language Studying・CD by OPAC, the first two words of the call number are written in Kanji characters (語学).
It means language studying.
Cassette and CD for Language Studying can be borrowed for 1 month, up to 2 items.

CD-ROM

When you search CD-ROMs by OPAC, call number starts at the alphabetical character "C".
You can use the CD-ROMs in GSID Library.

Please use the CD-ROMs from AM 09:30 to PM 17:00. And you cannot get out the GSID Library.

Microfilm and Microfische

When you search microfilms and microfisches by OPAC, call number starts at the alphabetical character "M".
You can use the microfilms and microfisches in GSID Library.

Please use the Microfilms and Microfisches from AM 09:30 to PM 17:00.