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Fukuoka University: Central Library (福岡大学 中央図書館)

福岡大学

General Information

Facility:
Fukuoka University Central Library
Address:
8-19-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180
Phone:
+81-92-871-6631
FAX:
+81-92-865-3794
Email:
eturan#fukuoka-u.ac.jp(Please replace # with @)

About the Fukuoka University Library:

Since its foundation, Fukuoka University has been constantly working to improve their library system.   There is new central library, which was just completed in 2012, plus the Science Library, the Engineering Library, the Pharmaceutical Sciences Library, the Sports and Health Science Library and the Medicine Library.  

Together, there are about 1.92 million books, and more than 20,000 periodical titles.  Moreover, the university holds unique materials including a variety of local historical documents from the Kyushu area during the Edo period.  Some of their special collections such as Chinese style poetry collection from Edo and Meiji period 江戸•明治漢詩文コレクション has been digitized and available online.  The university library welcomes visitors from outside of the school.

Resource & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2015): 

  • Books: 1,022,155 volumes
    • Japanese: 658,108 volumes
    • Western languages: 364,047 volumes
  • Periodicals: 198,389 titles
    • Japanese: 103,928 titles
    • Western languages: 94,461 titles

Notable Collection(s)

Kawazoe Shōji Collection (川添昭二文庫): Library materials related to Japanese history , mainly medieval Kyushu, including 34,000 items of books and periodicals, 5,000 files, 420,000 items of hand written memos.

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

Digital Collection(s)

Online Resource(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Please refer to " For the General Public...".

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