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Kanazawa University: Central Library (金沢大学附属図書館中央図書館)


General Information

Kanazawa University Central Library (North area, Kakuma Campus)
Kakuma, Kanazawa Ishikawa 920-1192
Email: (Please replace # with @)

Resources and Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size:



854,768 vols.



12,005 titles


330,449 vols.



4,401 titles

Total 1,185,217 vols.   Total 16,406 titles
Focus: General
Notable Collection(s) The description of prominent collections are available at the "Collections" section.

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

Note: For the general procedures, please go to the "Guide to Kanazawa University Libraries."

          For visitors, only viewing and photocopying are allowed.

Accessing Rare Materials

Prior to the Visit:

Please ask the home institution library to do the following  

  • Letter of Introduction (紹介状 ō) from your home institution library. Please use the following form if the home institution does not have one:
  • A letter of Introduction (Word,  PDF)
  • Please make sure the material(s) is available at the University Library by contacting:

   Central Library
   (North area, Kakuma campus)
   (Please replace # with @)

  • Please be sure to state the title of materials, visiting date/ time.
  • Please remember that materials that are digitized are not available for viewing.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please leave belongings in the locker room, except writing tools and valuables.
  • Reading Room (3rd floor) Service Hours: 9:00-16:30


  • No photocopy service is available, but users can take photographs. Please bring your own camera.

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