Libraries & Reading RoomsCentral, Campus Libraries

As a rule, student or faculty/staff ID and Library cards are required when using each library and reading room.
Open hours and dates may change during vacation period. For more information, please direct inquiries to each library and room.

Central Library

Users Undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-degree students
Faculty and staff (full-time faculty and staff, visiting faculty, part-time lecturer, assistant professors, research associates, etc.)
Students from Waseda University Senior/Junior High School, Art & Architecture School, and affiliated high schools
Library card holders
Alumni: See here for “Library information for alumni”
Waseda Supporters' Club Card holders
Open College members over the age of 18 (Extension Center)
Users from Cooperative Agreement Libraries (Keio University, Doshisha University, Hitotsubashi University and Kansai University)
Special auditing students and exchange students under cooperative agreement universities with Waseda
Visitors with a letter of introduction issued by other institutions: See here for “Message to the Library Visitors”
  • Student/Faculty/Staff ID and/or Library Card are required when entering the library. Users are not allowed to enter without their ID. For details, see User Guide (Central Library).
Services Please see User Guide (Central Library)
ILL for non-Waseda -Request to non-Waseda Libraries-
Please see Interlibrary Loans from non-Waseda Libraries.
-Request from non-Waseda Libraries-
Information for Other Library Staff (In Japanese Only). 
Location Waseda Campus Building No.18 "Center for Scholarly Information" (Complex of Central Library, Masaru Ibuka Auditorium, International Conference Center)
*Entrance for the Central Library is located on the 2nd. floor.

Address: 1-6-1, Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8050 
TEL 03-3203-5581 
FAX  
Service Hours Mon.-Sat. 9:00-22:00 (Borrow & Returning by 21:30 / Enter by 21:50)
Sun. 10:00-17:00 (Borrow & Returning by 16:30 / Enter by 16:50)
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
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S.Takata Memorial Research Library

Users Faculty (Full-time, Visiting, Part-time, Assistant professors, Research associates, etc)
Graduate Students
Library Card (Green) Holders
Library Card (Blue) Holders
Users with a letter of introduction (Browsing & Copying Only)
  • Undergraduate students, Students from Waseda University Senior High School, Art & Architecture School, Waseda Card holders and alumni association card holders can use the Takata Library if any other libraries in Waseda do not have the book you want. The book title and call number are needed to use the library.
  • For visitors, please see Information for Visitors (In Japanese Only) and Information for Other Library Staff (In Japanese Only).
  • Users from cooperative agreement libraries cannot use the Takata Library directly. A letter of introduction from your university's library is required.
Services Please see User Guide (S.Takata Memorial Research Library)(In Japanese Only). 
ILL for non-Waseda -Request to non-Waseda Libraries-
Requests for interlibrary loans are accepted only from faculty/staff and graduate students.
*Please see「Interlibrary loans from non-Waseda Libraries (For Waseda users only).
-Request from non-Waseda Libraries-
Please contact Dept. of Users Support at the Central Library.
*Please see Information for Other Library Staff (In Japanese Only). 
Location Waseda Campus Building No.2
*Enter from south entrance of the Building No.2 and go to the 3rd floor.
Address: 1-6-1, Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8050

 
TEL  
FAX  
Service Hours Mon.-Sat. 9:00-22:00
Sun. Closed
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
Remarks  
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Toyama Library

Users Undergraduate, Graduate, Non-degree, Waseda University Senior High School & Honjo Senior High School, and Art & Architecture School students
Faculty (Full-time, Visiting, Part-time, Assistant professors, Research associates, etc)&Staff.
Library card holders
Alumni
Affliated High School students
Open College participants (Extension Center)
Users from Cooperative Agreement Libraries (Keio, Doshisha University)
Special Auditing students from universities with cooperative agreement, etc.
Users with a letter of introduction from other institutes
Services Please see User Guide (Toyama Library) (In Japanese Only). 
ILL for non-Waseda -Request to non-Waseda Libraries-
Please see Interlibrary Loans from non-Waseda Libraries.
-Request from non-Waseda Libraries-
Information for Other Library Staff (In Japanese Only). 
Location Toyama Campus Building No.38
1-24-1, Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, 162-8644 
TEL 03-5286-3528 
FAX 03-5286-3539 
Service Hours Mon.-Sat. 9:00-22:00
Sun. Closed
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
Remarks  
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Science and Engineering Library

Users Undergraduate, Graduate, Non-degree, Waseda University Senior High School & Honjo Senior High School, Art & Architecture School Students
Faculty (Full-time, Visiting, Part-time, Assistant professors, Research associates, etc)& Staff.
Library card holders
Alumni
Affliated High School students
Users from Cooperative Agreement Libraries (Keio, Doshisha, Hitotsubashi University)
Special auditing students and exchange students from universities with cooperative agreement, etc.
Users with a letter of introduction from other institutes
Services Please see User Guide (Science & Engineering Library) (In Japanese Only). 
ILL for non-Waseda -Request from non-Waseda Libraries-
Please see here (In Japanese Only). 
Location Nishiwaseda Campus (Former Okubo Campus) Building No.51, B1/B2
3-4-1, Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8555 
TEL 03-5286-3889 
FAX 03-3205-1227 
Service Hours Mon.-Fri. 9:00-21:00
Sat. 9:00-19:00
Sun.ï½¥Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays.  
Remarks  
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Tokorozawa Library

Users Undergraduate, Graduate, Non-degree students
Waseda University Senior High School & Honjo Senior High School students, Art & Architecture School students
Faculty/Staff
Library card holders
Alumni, etc.
Users from local area
  • Users with a letter of introduction from other institutes. Please see Guide for Visitors (in Japanese only).
Services Please see User Guide (Tokorozawa Library) (In Japanese Only). 
ILL for non-Waseda -Request from non-Waseda Libraries-
To Librarians (In Japanese Only). 
Location Tokorozawa Campus Building No.100, 4F
2-579-15, Mikajima, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken, 359-1192
Access Maps 
TEL 04-2947-6705 
FAX 04-2947-6802 
Service Hours Mon.-Fri. 9:00-21:00
Sat. 9:00-18:00
Sun. Closed
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
Remarks  
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