Libraries & Reading Rooms

As a rule, student, faculty/staff ID, or library card is 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.

Students' Reading Room (School of Social Sciences)

Users < Who can borrow >
Undergraduate, Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff, Library Card (Green) Holders
< Browsing within the library only >
Library Card (Blue) Holders, Alumni association card Holders
  • Waseda University Senior High School, Honjo Senior High School Students, Art & Architecture School Students, Library Card (RED) Holders can use the library with a referral from the Reference Desk at the Central Library or Campus Libraries (Books cannot be checked out).
  • Visitors cannot use the reading room.
  • Users with permission means exchange researchers, etc. those who have the library card (BLUE) 1-3.
Services Please see Borrowing Rules (Unless the user is eligible for checking out books, the user can only browse and make copies of books). 
ILL for non-Waseda Not Accepted 
Location Waseda Campus Building No.14, 7F & 4F (Reading Room) 
TEL Direct: 03-3204-8955
Ext: 71-6430 
Service Hours Mon.-Fri. 9:00-22:00
Sat. 9:00-18:00
Sun. Closed
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
Remarks *When the reading room is closed, please use the drop box available for returning books. The returned books will be processed on the following day.