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Ochanomizu University: Ochanomizu University Library (お茶の水女子大学附属図書館)


General Information

Ochanomizu University Library
2-1-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8610
Reference Desk:
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About the Library:

The Ochanomizu University Library holds 611,536 (410,298 in Japanese, and 201,238 in Western languages) books, and 11,342 (8,536 in Japanese, and 2,806 in Western languages) periodical titles (as of 2007).

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Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2016):

  • Books: 683,693 volumes
    • Japanese: 474,789 volumes
    • Western Languages:208,904 volumes
  • Periodicals: 10,398 periodical titles
    • Japanese: 7,925 titles
    • Western Languages: 2,473 titles
  • Database: 683,693 titles

Notable Collection(s): Please refer to "Collections".

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

Digital Collection(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:
  • Please fill out a Request Form.
  • Please ask your home institution library to send the form by fax or e-mail (Attn: Reference Desk) to receive a response letter from the library.
  • 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)
  • Please verify the desired material is available by using

Upon Arrival:

  • Please submit the response letter at the reference desk.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Service Hours: Available until 10 minutes before closing
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black and White: 10 yen per page
    • Color: 50 yen per page.
  • Please fill out Bunken fukusha mōshikomisho (文献複写申込書) - the copy request form.

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