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Kwansei Gakuin University: Kwansei Gakuin University Library(関西学院大学図書館)


General Information

Kwansei Gakuin University Library
The Nishinomiya-Uegahara Campus
1-155 Uegahara-1bancho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501
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Sunday, National Holidays, 10/30, New Year's Holidays


About the Library:

The library stores about 1.8 million volumes.  In addition to books, a variety of  periodicals and visual materials are available.   The library equipped with 1,790 seats and 120 PCs.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)


Collection Size (As of March 2014)

  • Books and Journals: 1,810,000 items


Notable Collection(s):

Rare Collections

Special Collections

Search Tools

How to Use the Facility

User guide

Visitors from Other universities

Please note visitors cannot enter the library without prior permission.

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please consult your home institute lbrary. 
  • 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)
  • Please contact through the home institute library:

The User Services Section,
Kwansei Gakuin University Library
TEL: +81-798-54-6123
FAX: +81-798-51-0911
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  • Service Hours: 9:30-16:00 (9:30-15:00 during examination and holiday periods). Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present Library materials request form at  the Information Counter on the first floor.
  • Please present some form of ID (Student ID, Faculty ID).


  • Please fill out the request form and drop it in the request box attached to a copier or submit it at the counter.

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