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Senshu University: Main Library (図書館本館)


General Information

Facility: Senshu University Main Library

2-1-1 Higashi Mita, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 214-8580
Phone: +81-44-911-1274
9:00-21:00, Saturday: 9:00-19:00
Summer Intersession: 10:00-19:00, Saturday: Closed
Spring Intersession: 9:00-17:00, Saturday: 9:00-12:00
Schedule may vary. 
Closed: Sunday, Holidays, 10/30, New Year's Holidays

About the  Library:

The Main Library is Located in the Ikuta Campus. The Main Library houses materials in a wide range of fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences fields. There is the Browsing Plaza where users read journals and newspapers, and there are group reading rooms and private reading rooms. The library also has a variety of  audio-visual materials in the audio-visual area.

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of :

  • Books: 1,800,000 volume
  • Periodicals: 20,000 titles

Focus: Humanity, Social Science

Notable Collection(S)

Please refer to "貴重書ギャラリー".

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


Online Resource(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • 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 contact the Libray and tell the staff which materials you want to view and visiting date:
利用サービス係 (閲覧)
Phone: +81-44-911-1274
  • Service Hours: 9:00-21:00, Saturday: 9:00-19:00

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present Letter of Introduction.

Note: the Engish guide is available.

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