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Shukutoku University: Mizuhodai Library (みずほ台図書館)


General Information

Miizuho Library
1150-1 Miyoshi-machi, Iruma-gun, Saitama 354-8510

About the Kumagaya Library:

The Mizuhodai library holds about 120,000 items related to cultural communications, management, and human environmental studies.

Related Link(s)

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2014):

  • Books: 177,969 volumes
    • Japanese: 145,309 volumes
    • Western languages: 32,660 volumes
  • Periodicals: 904 titles
    • Japanese: 701 titles
    • Western languages: 213titles
  • Audio Visual Materials: 5,842 items

Focus: Culture, Communication, Management, Human Environment

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: Advance inquiry recommended

Upon Arrival:

  • At the Main Counter located on the first floor:
    • Please present some form of personal ID
    • Please obtain "IDカード (ID card valid for the whole school year, i.e. until April" in order to use the library.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black: 10 yen
    • Color: 50 yen


  • Up to 5 books for 14 days
  • Up to 5 back numbered periodicals for 7 days

Accessing Closed Stack and Rare Materials

  • Please ask the Library staff at the counter.

Note: 仏教図書館協会東地区相互利用Buddhism Library Association East District Mutual Use(?), available  for Buddhism Library Association East District schools:Toyo Komazawa Rissho Taisho Shukutoku Tsurumi and Minobusan University.

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