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The Institute for Advanced Japanese Studies Library, founded in 1959, is specialized in Japanese history, religions and literature from Antiquity to the end of the Edo period (1867). The library's mission is to maintain and develop a high-level reference collection and provide researchers with comprehensive and up-to-date bibliographic information. The collection currently counts some 42,000 volumes.
The library is open to researchers, faculty, and graduate students (Master's +), on recommendation from their research supervisor. Undergraduates may also be granted temporary access on request from their Professor. Temporary access is also possible for outside lectors who need to conduct research for professional or personal purposes.
Loans (with restrictions): Monday-Friday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.