Meiji University Library

Izumi Library

 Opened in May of 2012, the Izumi Library has become a symbol of the Izumi Campus. Built to be an inviting library that draws people in, the new facility is equipped with a variety of spaces and seating for users. Thereby it acts as the “face” of the Izumi Campus and fulfills its aim of spreading information.

Floor guide

 Izumi library consists of four floors of open stack shelving and six floors of stock rooms. The library stocks books mainly about the arts and social sciences.  The books focus on the needs of the first and second-year students in the six undergraduate schools and the Graduate School of Humanities represented on the Izumi Campus.

1F

 The spaces include a Hall, a Gallery, a Circulation counter, a Reference counter, an area for Reference books, and Information literacy rooms on the first floor (1F).

 At the Research assistance counter teaching Assistants are available to help students write reports and research papers.

Entrance

Gallery

Reference Book area

Information literacy room

2F

  Here there are journals/magazines and paperbacks on open stacks on the second floor (2F). To encourage students to study collaboratively there is also a communication lounge and there are group study rooms acting as a common learning area.

Communication lounge

Group reading room

Group study room

Stack room

3F

 On this floor there are open stacks of general works covering Philosophy, History and the Social Sciences classified under the NDC system (Nippon Decimal Classification). There is also a Microform room on this floor.

Stack room

Reading area

4F

 The fourth floor (4F) contains books on open stacks covering the Natural Sciences, Technology & Engineering, Industry & Commerce, Arts, Language and Literature classified under the NDC system. On this floor users have to be very quiet because it is devoted to concentrated study. The terrace and deck provide refreshing places to study.

Reading seats

Faculty cabin

Terrace

Deck

List of Newspapers in the Izumi library

  The latest issues of newspapers are stacked in the newspaper corner on the first floor (1F).
 After a certain period of time, these are moved to the second floor (2F) stock room. Please ask for details at the circulation counter.
National newspapers / Specialty newspapers / Political party newspapers / Sports newspapers / Others

Newspaper title

Retetio period

Asahi Shimbun

until reduced edition arrives

Mainichi Shimbun

until reduced edition arrives

Yomiuri Shimbun

until reduced edition arrives

Nihon Keizai Shimbun

until reduced edition arrives

Nikkei Marketing Journal

1 year

Sankei Shimbun

1 year

Nikkan Sports

1 year

Sports Hochi

1 year

Akahata

1 year

Komei Shimbun

1 year

Fujin Minshu Shimbun

1 year

Weekly Dokushojin

2 years

Tosho Shimbun

2 years

 

Local newspapers

Newspaper title

Reretio period

Hokkaido Shimbun

1 year

Kahoku Shimpo

1 year

Niigata Nippo

1 year

Tokyo Shimbun

1 year

Chunichi Shimbun

1 year

Kyoto Shimbun

1 year

Kobe Shimbun

1 year

Chugoku Shimbun

1 year

Ehime Shimbun

1 year

Nishinippon Shimbun

1 year

Ryukyu Shimpo

1 year


Foreign language newspapers

Newspaper title

Publication

Reretio period

Asahi Weekly

Japan

1 year

The Japan Times

Japan

1 year

The Japan Times on Sunday

Japan

1 year

The Japan Times alpha

Japan

1 year

The New York TimesInternational edition

USA

1 year

The New York Times

USA

1 year

Die Welt

Germany

1 year

Le Monde

 Selection hebdomadaire

French

1 year

The Observer

United Kingdom

1 year

Sunday Times

United Kingdom

1 year

東亜日報

Korea

1 year

人民日報(北京版)

China

1 year

工人日報

China

1 year

中央Sunday

Korea

1 year

明報

Hong Kong

1 year

聯合報

Taiwan

1 year