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Ryukoku University: Fukakusa Library (深草図書館)


General Information

Fukakusa Library
67 Tsukamoto-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8577


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About the Fukakusa Library:

The Fukakusa Library holds a variety of materials related to social studies, focusing on economics, management and law.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 1,037,008 volumes  (March, 2019)
Focus: Corporate History, Social Studies, Economics, Management, Law
Notable Collection(s)
  • Nagao Bunko: Corporate history collection (about 7,000 items).  About 70% of nation's corporate histories from the Meiji to Showa (1985) are covered in this collection.

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:

  • Letter of Introduction (紹介状 Shōkaijō ) Required (from your home institution library). Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one:
    • Letter of Introduction (Word,  PDF)

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present some form of personal ID.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Please purchase copy card (1000 yen) at co-op.

Accessing Rare Materials

Please read "Accessing and Using Rare and Precious Books at Ryukoku University" on their web page.

Service Hours: 9:00-16:00

  • Permission from the library is required.
  • Photocopy is performed by contractors appointed by the library.
  • Expenses are covered by individuals.

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