About Learning Commons

Learning Commons (LC) is the space for creative learning. You can discuss and study in a group, prepare for seminars and make practice for presentations.
The 2nd floor is Learning Commons, and the 3rd floor is Media Commons.
For information on other Learning Commons at Kobe University, see the Kobe University Learning Commons page [JPN].


You don’t have to reserve this space in advance, you can use here freely. You can talk in Learning Commons, so you need not to hesitate to discuss in a group. When you have difficulty in searching information, please ask staff at the information desk. It is prohibited to eat in the library. Drinking in bottles with caps is allowed.

2nd floor : Learning Commons

There are many movable desks, chairs and whiteboards. This area is suitable for group study with discussions, and preparation for seminars and presentations.

Equipments: 1 printer and 2 large screens
Facilities: movable desks, chairs and whiteboards / whiteboard walls, outlets, Kobe University Wi-Fi and stationaries such as stickies and pens

Learning Commons in General Library

3rd floor : Media Commons

There are 5 AV booths. In AV booths, you can watch AV materials such as DVDs and Blu-rays. With various media, you can research and look for information, and organize your ideas.

Equipments: 2 printers and 5 AV booths

Media Commons in General Library

Portable Devices

You can borrow these devices at the information desk.
You can use these devices in the library and group study rooms.

  • 10 MacBook Airs
  • 5 projectors
  • 3 laser pointers
  • 2 portable screens
  • 2 CD or DVD drives (for Mac, for Windows ; one of each)
  • 1 headphones
macbook Air and iPad