Facts and Figures

Library Collection (As of March 31, 2019)

Books

Classification Japanese and Chinese Books Freign Books Total
Central Library 1,147,047 469,650 1,616,697
Shikata Branch Library 117,661 106,002 223,663
IPSR Branch Library 96,086 92,407 188,493
Total 1,360,794 668,059 2,028,853

Journals (titles)

Classification Japanese and Chinese Journals Freign Journals Total
Central Library 20,784 9,883 30,667
Shikata Branch Library 3,710 3,104 6,814
IPSR Branch Library 8,679 4,691 13,370
Total 33,173 17,678 50,851

In addition, we provide approximately 73,000 e-journals

Services (FY 2018)

Classification Number of open days Library visits Books checked out
Central Library 305 556,482 113,643
Shikata Branch Library 280 139,335 16,186
IPSR Branch Library 242 9,621 206

Facility (as of May 1, 2019)

Classification Open hours on weekdays Total area
(m²)
Browsing area
(seats)
Central Library 8:00-23:00 16,266 1,155
Shikata Branch library 9:00-21:00 2,779 377
IPSR Branch Library 9:00-17:00 1,515 36