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Japan Foundation Libraries: The Library of the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute (日本語国際センター図書館)

国際交流基金図書館

Genral Information

Facility:
The Library of the Japan Foundation
Japanese-Language Institute
Address:
5-6-36 Kita-Urawa, Urawa-ku,
Saitama-shi, Saitama, 330-0074
Phone:
+81-48-834-1185
FAX:
+81-48-830-1588

About the Library:

Founded in 1989, the Library of the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute has provided Japanese-language education information materials for language education and research activities.

The library holds 39,200 books, 591 journals, 118 newsletters, 11 newspapers, about 6,670 audio-visual materials, about 760 computer files, about 330 flash-card sets, and 427 microfilms. The library collection focuses particularly on materials about Japanese-language education, including Japanese language study and teaching materials, general linguistics, and Japanese culture and society.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size:
  • Books: 43,000 volumes
  • Periodicals: 632 periodical titles
  • Newsletters: 125 
  • Newspapers: 10
  • E-books: 72 titles
  • Audio-Visual Materials: 7,300 items
  • CD/DVD Rom:  980 items

Focus: Japanese-language education, Japanese language study and teaching materials, general linguistics, Japanese culture and society. 

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

Databases

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Open to the Public

Photocopy:

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

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