Skip to Main Content

JETRO Libraries: IDE Library (アジア経済研究所図書館)

日本貿易振興機構 (ジェトロ)

General Information

Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) Library
Wakaba 3-2-2, Mihamaku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 261-8545
(Please replace # with @)

About the Library:

The IDE Library specializes in materials related to economies, politics and social issues of developing countries, including Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Oceania, and East Europe. 

The library holds 71,613 materials in Japanese, 38,082 in Chinese, 19,474 in Korean and 238,601 in other languages.  In addition, the library holds 63,423 volumes of bound journals, 141,216 volume of statistical materials, 298 volumes of newspapers, 3,492 periodical tittles, 53,618 maps, 84,386 reels of microfilm, 420 audio-visual items, and 1,365 CD-Roms / Floppy Disks.

Related Link(s)

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size:
  • Books:
    • Japanese:  71,613 volumes
    • Chinese:  38,082 volumes
    • Korean: 19,474 volumes
    • Other: 238,601 volumes 
  • Periodicals: 3,492 periodical tittles
  • Bound Journals: 63,423 volumes
  • Statistical Materials: 141,216 volumes
  • Maps: 53,618
  • Microfilms: 84,386 reels
  • Audio-Visual Materials: 420 items
  • CD-Roms / Floppy Disks: 1,365 items
Focus: Economics, Politics, Social issues, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Oceania, East Europe. 
Notable Collection(s): .

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


Digital Collection(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Open to the Public


  • Please refer to "Copying Materials".

For other information regarding using the IDE library, please refer to "Library Information".

Give Us Your Feedback

We are constantly improving the guide contents and we want your opinion.

For all comments and questions about the Guide, please e-mail us:


North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
Copyright 2017
Contact the Webmaster