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Overview


3F

3F

Open−shelf Books 2, 3

Open−shelf Books 2, 3 house books and materials centering on popular books(SOCIAL SCIENCES and NATURAL SCIENCES, etc).
Open−shelf Books 3 houses JIS(Japanese Industrial Standards) books.
open shelf book 2
Open−shelf Books 3

Group Studies 2, 3

Group Studies offer rooms for students to study together in groups.
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.
Group Studies 1, 2, 3

Silence

Silence is a room to study calmly.
Persnal laptops or items with key touch sounds such as calculators can not be used in this room.
Silence

2F

2F

Entrance Gate

Student/teacher/staff ID, or a library card, is required to enter the library. Visitors from outside the university who wish to use library materials, or look around the library, should contact the library staff.
Reception Counter

Main Counter

The following services are available at the Main Counter:
  1. Borrowing, returning and reserving of library materials
  2. Retrieval of back issues of some magazines and newspapers
  3. Inquiry about materials held in faculty libraries
  4. Reciving Interlibrary Loan materials
  5. Making requests for intercampus delivery service
  6. Making requests for using library facilities
  7. Applying for traning sessions and workshops
  8. Issuance and renewal of library cards.
  9. Retrieving materials for visitors

Main Counter

Reference Counter

For the effective use of the library and its resources, library staff are on hand at the Reference Counter to answer questions or offer advice on how to search for relevant literature and materials using a variety of reference tools.

Available services are:

1.
Usage and Research Assistance
Assistance on how to research for literature, how to use DOORS and databases, where to find necessary materials, etc.

2.
Reference and Information
Advice on how to collect literature and materials regarding specific themes, answering questions about specific items and data, etc.

3.
Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery
Information about requests for using materials of faculty libraries, issuance of a letter of introduction to those who wish to use libraries of other universities and organizations, acceptance of request to obtain or to photocopy materials from other universities and organizations, etc.
Reference Counter

Open−shelf Books 1

Open−shelf Books 1 houses books and materials centering on popular books (HUMANITIES, etc), paperbacks, pocket books, etc.
Open−shelf Books 1
pocket book

Reference Collection

Reference Collection houses reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, indexes, white papers, statistics, almanacs, atlases (large atlases, residential maps, topographical maps), etc.
Reference Corner
map Corner

Periodicals and Newspapers

The latest issues of major periodicals (alphabetically arranged) are available, together with bulletins published by Doshisha University, the current month’s newspapers and the Japanese government’s official gazettes (issues from the most recent 12 months).
Magazine and Newspaper Corners
Magazine and Newspaper Corners

New books, ESL BOOKS and Guidebooks

New books, ESL (english as a second language) BOOKS and Guidebooks are located in this area.
Guidebooks are in library-use only.
ESL BOOKS

Group Studies 1

Group Studies offer rooms for students to study together in groups.
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.
group studies 1

Reading Service Room and Braille Room

Braille dictionaries (English-Japanese, Japanese language, etc), Braille newspapers (weekly), voice guidance PC and scanners are available in the Braille Room.
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.
Braille Room and Reading Service Room
Braille Room and Reading Service Room

PC Corner

PC Corner is equipped with desktop computers. Users are free to search databases or use the Internet for their studies as well as prepare reports or presentation materials using a range of software.
ID authentication is required to use the PCs.
PC Corner and PC Labo

Stacks Entrance

There is Stacks Entrance at the scond floor.
Stacks

1F

1F

Stacks(1F, 2F)

There is Stacks Entrance at the 2F. (Stacks Entrance)
Back issues of periodicals and foreign pocket books are located in the 2F Stacks, while back issues of almanacs, white papers and statistics, etc, general books, reference books, pocket books, rare books and closed-stacks are located in the 1F Stacks. No procedure is necessary to use these materials.
Stack Rooms
Stack Rooms

Multimedia Library

Multimedia resources such as videos, CD-ROMs, and DVDs, or foreign news programs such as CNN and BBC, as well as various language study materials are available at the Multimedia Library. These items are in library-use only. Using your own CDs and DVDs in the booths is not allowed.
Students and teachers of Doshisha, full-time staff affiliated with Doshisha, and library cardholders are eligible.

Multimedia Library

Co☆labo (Study Space)

Collaboration! Communication! + Laboratory!
The entire first floor of the Learned Memorial Library is arranged as an active and collaborative study space called Co☆labo. Students can freely use its facilities according to their individual needs and learning styles. The facilities of Co☆labo include the Open Studies space where students create ‘new intelligence’ through discussions and collaborative works with peers, PC Corner for undertaking a variety of research, PC Labo for writing reports, and Study Rooms for individual or group studies.
Co☆labo (Study Space)

Open Studies

This space can be used for group study, seminars and discussions with peers or teachers. No booking is necessary. Training sessions and workshops are also organized by the library.
Open Studies

PC Corner and PC Labo

PC Corner and PC Labo are equipped with desktop computers. Users are free to search databases or use the Internet for their studies as well as prepare reports or presentation materials using a range of software. ID authentication is required to use the PCs.
PC Corner
PC Labo

Book Return Slot

When the library is closed, books can be returned via the Book Return Slot outside the library.
Book Return Slot

Study Room

※Out of Service
Study Rooms