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National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo: Crafts Gallery Library (工芸館ライブラリ)


General Information

Facility: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Craft Gallery Library
Address: 3-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
Phone: Information: +81-3-5777-8600 (Hello Dial)

About the Craft Gallery Library:

The Craft Gallery Library of the National Museum of Modern Art was opened in 2002.

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Summary of Collection(s)

Focus: Books, exhibit catalogs, periodicals on modern crafts

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

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How to Use the Facility

Using the library

Before Entering the Library:
  • No coats or bags are allowed in the library.
  • Except valuable articles and writing materials, personal belongings should be place in the provided coin operated locker.
  • Please deposit 100 yen to the coin operated locker. The deposited money will be returned after use.
  • Please leave umbrellas in the umbrella stand.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the library.
Upon Arrival:
  • Please receive library user tag (閲覧証 Eturanshō) and library material request form (閲覧申請書 Etsuran shinseisho) at the entrance. Please return the tag when leaving.
  • Please write the library user tag number on the library material request form.
  • Please do not use cellphones in the library.
  • Most library materials are stored at the closed stack.
  • For the closed stack materials, please fill out request forms (閲覧申請書) including name, address, title of the book or magazine (書名、誌名), call number (請求番号), etc.
  • Up to 5 item may be taken out of the closed stacks at a time.  Please return materials before requesting additional items.
  • For viewing the second closed stack, please ask the library before returning.
  • Service Hours: 10:30-16:30
  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black: 30 yen
    • Color: 100 yen
  • Size: B4, B5, A4, A3
  • Please fill out the request form (複写申請書 Fukusha shinseisho).
  • Please insert the library's bookmarks both at the beginning and the end of pages intended to copy and bring it to the counter.
  • Please pay at the counter and receive the receipt. The staff will make copies.
  • Up to 5 materials and 50 copies are allowed.
  • Only library materials owned by the library can be copied.

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