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Find Korean Books

Library Location Search Method
(WINE, Card Catalog)
Central Library
(approximately 13,000 books)
Waseda University classification (I, ro, ha classification)
Research collections (B1)
WINE
NDC classification(F220, 829...)
Research collections (B2)
Central Library
(Former) Institute of Language Teaching books
(approximately 1,100 books)
Research collections (B1), (former Institute of Language Learning corner) (Mainly 924) WINE
Toyama Library Research collections (B1), Chinese & Korean Books corner
Study books floor
WINE
Course Rooms Some are in the card catalog
S. Takata Memorial Research Library Research collections (B1), Chinese & Korean books corner WINE
Some are in the card catalog
Theater Museum Library #6 Building 3F, A.V. Booth WINE (Please note that updates are being input retrospectively)
Database of Korean books at the Theater Museum Library (In Japanese Only)


Find Korean Journals

Library Location Search Method
(WINE, Card Catalog)
Central Library 3F Periodicals Corner
(Some journals are located at the Honjo Deposit Library)
WINE
Some are in the card catalog (3F Periodicals Counter)
Toyama Library Journal corner at research collections
Course Rooms
WINE
Some are in the card catalog
Center for Legal Resources Journal corner (16 titles) WINE
Some are in the card catalog
Theater Museum Library #6 Building 3F, A.V. Booth WINE (Please note that updates are being input retrospectively)
Database of Korean books at the Theater Museum Library (In Japanese Only)


Search Using Databases to which Waseda subscribes

  • KISS: Koreanstudies Information Services [Korean and English] (Library subscription database)
    Contains 1344 journals published by academies and institutes.
  • DBpia [Korean and English] (Library subscription database)
    Contains 1310 journals published by 659 institutes.


Find Korean Books and Journals Available at Other Institutes

In Japan

  • CiNii Books [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    A bibliographic database of books and periodicals held at university libraries across Japan.
  • NDL-OPAC [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    A system for searching materials of the National Diet Library.
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Library Catalog [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    Allows for search of journals and newspapers. Users may do a search inputting queries in Japanese for Chinese and Korean materials. Please refer to Korean language catalogs and periodicals catalogs.
  • OPAC of the Institute of Developing Economies Library, Japan External Trade Organization [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    A system for searching materials held by the IDE Library, JETRO.
  • Toyo Bunko Online Catalog [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    A system for searching books held by the Toyo Bunko (a research library specializing in Oriental studies)
  • GLIM/OPAC [Japanese and English] (public Web site)
    Search of book collections at Gakushuin University and Gakushuin Women's College. Users can search materials acquired after 1986. Please refer to book collection catalogs and bibliographies on Korea for more information.
  • Korean Culture Center [Japanese] (public Web site)

Overseas