University Library

The library has been established for the purpose to collect, keep in order and proper preservation of related books, magazines and other documents comprehensively and for the benefit of the students learning and faculty members educational research operation of our university. The range of the book collection of the library is not limited to educational related books, documents and magazines, but also extended to textbooks, picture books, and local materials of various other fields. The unique characteristics of the library is also seen in its wide availability to users, the library is open in weekends and even on holidays not only to university related members but also to common citizens. Opening hours are until 10:00 p.m. on weekdays.
The university has been deploying various lnternet-based information services such as electronic journals and academic databases.
There is also an electronic blackboard, a whiteboard, a projector, a visual presenter and a touch table display etc., as well as a lecture space for utilizing library materials.

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Hours of Operatione
Classification During Term During Holidays
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 22:00 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday, Sunday, Holiday 11:00 - 17:00

Number of Books and Journals
Classification Japanese Foreign Total
Books 289,136 76,527 365,663
Journals 632 107 739
As of March 31,2017

Number of Electronic Journal Title 7,200
Number of Institutional Repository Contents 2,816
As of March 31,2017

Overview of Library Use
Open Days Visitors Circulation Inter Library Loan
Number of people who borrowed books Number of books borrowed Photocopy Books
Student Staff Outside Person Total Student Staff Outside Person Total From Outside To Outside Lending Borrowing
351 108,725 12,861 1,246 814 14,921 35,432 3,703 2,692 41,827 991 1,529 365 321


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