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The University of Tokyo: Institute of Social Science Library, the University of Tokyo (社会科学研究所図書室)

東京大学

General Information

Facility:
Institute for Social Science Library
Address:
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, 113-0033
Phone:
+81-3-5841-5997
FAX:
+81-3-5841-5956
E-mail:
counter#iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Please replace # with @)

About the Library:

The ISS library holds information materials related to the following academic fields: law, political science, labor, economics and sociology. The materials include 346,452 books, 7,270 periodical titles, 24,468 reels of microfilm, and 290,000 sheets of microfiche.

Parent Facility

Facility:
Institute of the Social Science
Location:
Bunkyo-ku Tokyo
Website:
http://www.iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

 

About Institute of the Social Science:

Founded in 1946, the Institute of the Social Science (Shaken or ISS) has promoted empirical social science studies by applying data collected from a series of comparative studies. 

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Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2016): 

  • Books: 346,452 volumes
  • Periodicals:7,270 periodical titles 
  • Microfilms: 24,468 reels 
  • Microfiche: 290,000 sheets 

Focus: Social Sciences. Labor conditions, Asia relations, Politics, Military

Notable Collection(s):

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

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How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit  Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please verify the desired material is available by using UT OPAC.
  • Please consult the ISS library about the availability of information materials by e-mail or Fax. 
  • Library materials request form (図書閲覧願 Tosho etsuran negai ) from your home institution. Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one:
    • Library Materials Request Form (Word,  PDF)

Note: Some materials are restricted. Please make sure to consult with the ISS library.

Upon Arrival:

  • Service Hours: 9:00-12:30 and 13:00-16:30, except for reserve materials (9:00-17:00)
  • Please present some form of personal ID.
  • For requesting additional materials, please fill out material title(s) and call number(s) on (閲覧スリップ Etsuran Slip) and submit at the library counter.

Photocopy:

  • Fill out the copy request form (電子複写申込書   Denshi fukusha mōshikomisho) at the counter.

  • Copy Fee: 10 yen

Accessing Special Collections:

For viewing materials with privacy protections, originals, and bunko and special collections:

  • Please request materials in advance by using "特別利用許可願ダウンロード (PDF) Tokubetsu riyō kyoka negai ," available on their webpage.

Note: For more information, please refer to "学外の方への利用案内".

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