Last updated: April 16, 2021

Group Study Rooms (*unavailable now)

Group Study Room
*In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection, this room is currently not available. (April 16, 2021)


  • Weekdays: 9:00a.m.-8:45p.m.
  • Saturdays: 10:00a.m.-5:30p.m.
  • During vacation period: depending on opening hours
  • You can’t use these rooms more than 4 hours in a day.

Conditions of Use

  • This is a room for 2 persons or more.
  • The members of a group should belong to Faculty of Human Development or Graduate School of Human Development and Environment.
  • The purpose of using this room should be for presentation, seminar, group study, or research.

Seating capacity

  • 2-10 persons.

How to reserve

  • The representative can make a reservation at the service desk 1 week in advance.

How to start to use

  • Please come to the service desk with your student ID card. When you reserve the room in advance, please bring the reservation slip.
  • During using group study room, your student ID card is left at the service desk.

Notes for users

  • If you are delayed for more than 30 minutes, your reservation will be cancelled.
  • It is prohibited to eat and drink in the library. Bringing drink in bottles with caps is allowed.
  • It is prohibited to using a mobile phone.
  • Please sustain from bothering others, for example, having a great fuss.

AV Booths (*unavailable now)

AV Booths
*In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection, these spaces are currently not available. (April 16, 2021)
Kobe University members are allowed to use AV booths to listen and watch library AV materials (DVD/CD/VHS). When browsing library AV materials, library staff will provide you with materials and lend you headphones and a remote control. Please apply at the information desk.

Accessible Facilities

・Wheelchair Accessible Carrel Desk (1)
・Desktop Electronic Magnifier (1)
・Microform Reader-Printer (1)

Equipments (*partially unavailable now)

*In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection, some equipments are currently not available. (April 16, 2021)
・Optical CD/DVD Drive (1)
・Headphones and Remote Controls for AV Booths (4 sets, unavailable now)
・Headphones for Naxos Music Library (NML)[JPN] (2, unavailable now)