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Waseda University: Tokorozawa Library (所沢図書館)


General Information

Facility: Toyama Library
Address: Building No.100, 4F Tokorozawa Campus 2-579-15, Mikajima, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken, 359-1192
Phone: +81-4-2947-6705

About the Library:

Toyama Library is located on the Toyama Campus and holds materials mainly related to the humanities.

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Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2015): 

  • Books: 192,391 volumes
    • Japanese books: 144,359 volumes
    • Non Japanese books: 48,032 volumes
  • Periodicals: 1,916 titles
    • Japanese: 872 titles
    • Non Japanese: 1,044 titles

Notable Collection(s): For a list of collections held by Waseda University, please refer to "Special 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 Collections

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit:

  • Please find information on materials by using online library catalog.
  • 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)
  • Your home institution library has to inquire about the availability of needed materials in the library by contacting (individual inquires are not accepted):
E-mail:  (Please replace #with @)


  • Only allowed to view the materials that are requested excluding e-resources and audio visual materials.

  • No visitors are allowed on Saturdays.
  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Prepaid copy card (1000 yen・2000 yen) 

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