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Institute for Labour Policy and Training: Labor Library (労働図書館)

労働政策研究・研修機構 労働図書館

General Information

Facility: Labor Library
Address: 4-8-23, Kamishakujii, Nerima-ku, Tokyo, 177-8502
Phone: +81-3-5991-5033
Fax: +81-3-5991-5659
Hours: 9:30 - 17:00
Closed Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays, Year-End and New Years' Holidays.

About the Labor Library

The labor library holds library materials related to the Social Science field.The library also corrects library materials related to the management, pedagogy and social studies

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2017):

  • Books:  138,000 volumes 
    • Japanese: 111,000 volumes
    • Western languages: 27,000 volumes
  • Periodicals: 1,070 titles
    • Japanese: 390 titles
    • Western languages: 150 titles
    • Bultins: 530titles

Notable Collection(s): 

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


Digital Collection(s)


How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required 

Upon Arrival:

  • Please fill out the material request form (閲覧票, Etsuranhyō)


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

Accessing Rare Materials

  • Accessing special collection (特殊コレクション) requires filling out the special form. Please ask the staff.

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