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Aoyama Gakuin University: Mandai Memorial Library (万代記念図書館)


General Information

Mandai Memorial Library
5-10-1 Fuchinobe, Chō-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5258 
9:00-20:00, Saturday 9:00-16:00
Sunday, National Holidays, and other holidays decided by the university

About Bandai Memorial Library:

Mandai Memorial Library was built on Sagamihara Campus in 2003, the year Samagmihara Campus opened.  The library uses the open stack system and holds about 520,015 books (as of 2010).

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 520,015 items

Notable Collection:

  • Sugi Bunko (杉文庫): Collections held by Sugi Toshio (杉捷夫), Tokyo University Emeritus Professor (about 5,000 items).  The collection includes literature from Japan , France, and other nations. The principal collections include papers, and other publications (first editions, and limited editions) signed by Tatsuno Yutaka (辰野隆) and Watanabe Kazuo (渡辺一夫), rare translated materials, etc.


How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using AURORA-OPAC.
  • Letter of Introduction (紹介状 Shōkaijō) from your home institution library. Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one:
    • A letter of Introduction (Word,  PDF)
  • Library materials request form (図書閲覧願 Tosho etsuran negai ) from your home institution. Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one by fax or phone:
    • Library Materials Request Form (Word,  PDF)

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present the letter of Introduction and some form of personal ID.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black: 10 yen
    • Color: 40 yen

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