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Doshisha University: Learned Memorial Library (ラーネッド記念図書館)


General Information

Facility: Doshisha University Library Learned Memorial Library
1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe, Kyoto, 610-0394
Phone: +81-774-65-7240
FAX: +81-774-65-7249
Email: (Please replace # with @)
Hours: Today's hours

Calendar in Japanese


About Learned Memorial Library:

Learned Memorial Library was opened in 1986 on the Kyotanabe Campus.  Learned Memorial Library was named in honor of D. W. Learned, who taught for 52 years at Doshisha Academy of English Studies.

Learned Memorial Library has about 270,000 books, consisting primarily of basic educational materials.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 270,000 volumes

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

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How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using DOORS.
  • Please ask the home institution library to contact them to verify the desired material is available.

Att: 情報サービス課 (Jōhō Sābisuka)
FAX: +81-75-251-3058
E-mail: (Please replace # with @)

  • 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)

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present some form of personal ID.
  • Please present the letter of Introduction.
  • Please present the approval letter from the library.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee: 10 yen per copy

For further information please refer to their homepage "For Visitors"

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