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.

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

Service Hours Mon.-Sat. 9:00-22:00
Sun. Closed
Hol. Closed. *Open when classes are held on some holidays. 
Links S.Takata Memorial Research Library