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Meiji University: Izumi Library (和泉図書館)


General Information

Meiji University Izumi Library
1-9-1 Eifuku, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-8555
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About the Library:

The Izumi Library holds 353,135 books, and 2,640 periodical titles. The library is located at the Izumi Campus.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2015):

  • Books: 353,135 volumes
    • Japanese Books: 291,507 volumes
    • Non Japanese Books: 61,628 volumes
  • Periodicals: 2,624 titles
    • Japanese: 1,938 titles
    • Non Japanese: 686 titles

Focus: Humanities, Social Sciences

Notable Collection(s):

  • For a list of collections held by Meji University, please refer to "Collections" section.

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

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Users can access to the library materials (without CD-ROMs) and photocopy service.

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please ask the home institution library to contact them to verify the desired material is available (by Fax).
  • Please verify the desired material is available by using OPAC.
  • After receiving a reply from the library, please ask the home institution library to issue a referral letter (please feel free to use Library Materials Request Form
    • Material Request Form ( Word,  PDF).
  • 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)

Upon Arrival:

  • Please present the referral letter and some form of personal ID.

Accessing Rare Materials

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please ask the home institution library to contact them by Fax:

Meiji University Library, Izumi Library Sogo service section Reference clerk
Fax: +81-3-5300-1204

  • In addition to the regular procedure, please fill out the rare materials request form (貴重書利用申請書 Kichōsho riyōshinseisho), which the library will send after receiving the inquiry.

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