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Kyoto Seika University: Library and Information Center (情報館)


General Information

Kyoto Seika University Library and Information Center
137 Iwakurakinochō, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 606-8588
Email: (Please replace # with @)
8:30-20:30, Saturday: 8:30-18:00
Sunday and National Holiday


About the Library:

The Information Center and Library consists of Reading Rooms, the Information Center, and the library holdings about 230,000 books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Art, including Manga. The Media Center holds an extensive collection of audio visual materials.

Related Link(s)

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 230,000 volumes

Focus: Popular Culture, Humanities, Social Sciences, Art

Notable Collection(s):

  • Many manga related library materials may be at the Kyoto International Manga Museum Research Reference Room. For more information, please go to the NCC's Kyoto International Manga Museum page.

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using opac.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present some form of personal ID.
  • Please fill out the sign up sheet at the reception desk on 2nd fl. to receive the visitor's permit.

Floor Plans:


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Purchase copy card (1,000 yen), or please ask at the circulation desk on 2nd floor (please make sure to bring some change).

For more details, please refer to "情報館について (Jōhōkan nitsuite)".

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