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3F

The 3rd floor Stacks (North/South)

Library Stacks (3F)
A wide range of books and periodicals are on the 3rd floor North Stacks.
Reduced edition of newspapers and back issues of periodicals are on the 3rd floor South Stacks.
Students and teachers of Doshisha, full-time staff affiliated with Doshisha, and library cardholders are allowed to enter this floor. Please come to the Main Counter to get permission.
The Rare Books Room is also on the 3rd floor.
An application form must be filled out at the Main Counter when you use materials in the Rare Books Room.

※Please refer to the call numbers on this map only as a guide. They may be subject to change.

2F

Reading Rooms 3, 4, 5

Reading Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Personal laptops or items with key touch sounds such as calculators can be used in Reading Room 5 and 1(B1F) not in Reading Room 3 and 4.
In Reading Room5, wireless LAN is available.
Various language dictionaries are available in each reading room.
Study booths are located in Reading Room 4.

Group Study Rooms 3, 4, 5, 6

Group Study Rooms  3, 4
The Group Study Rooms offer space for students to study together in groups (except extracurricular activities).
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.

Special Reading Room

Special Reading Room
The Special Reading Room.

Reading Service Room

Reading Service Room
This room offers space to use reading service.
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.

1F

Main Counter

Main Counter
The following services are available at the Main Counter.
  1. Borrowing, returning and reserving of library materials
  2. Retrieving materials from the Stacks
  3. Inquiry about materials held in faculty libraries
  4. Making requests for entering the Stacks
  5. Receiving Interlibrary Loan materials
  6. Making requests for intercampus delivery service
  7. Making requests for using library facilities
  8. Applying for training sessions and workshops
  9. Issuance and renewal of library cards
  10. Retrieving materials for visitors

Reference 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.

General Collection Room

Open-stack Reading Room
Centering on popular books, the General Collection Room houses new arraivals, paperbacks, pocket books, faculty collections (Faculties of Letters, Social Studies, Law・Seihokai, Economics,Commerce, and Policy Studies),Doshisha-related books, ESL-related books, etc.

※Please refer to the call numbers on this map only as a guide. They may be subject to change.

Periodicals Room

Magazine Room
The Periodicals Room is stocked with current issues of popular periodicals (with back issues of some publications going back several years), research bulletins published by Doshisha University, etc.

Reference Collection Room

Reference Book Room
The Reference Collection Room houses reference resources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies, indexes, white papers, statistics, almanacs, loose-leaf statute books, atlases, guidebooks, course descriptions, etc.

DOORS (Doshisha Online Retrieval System) Corner

DOORS (Doshisha Online Retrieval System) Corner
The library databases of Doshisha University, containing information on the location, circulation status and availability of each item, can be searched via DOORS.
Terminals for DOORS are located at DOORS corner.

PC Corner

PC Corner
Software for word processing and spreadsheets is available through desktop computers in the PC Corner, as is Internet access.
ID authentication is required to use the PCs.

Newspaper Corner

Newspaper Corner
Current issues of Japanese and foreign newspapers subscribed to by the library are available in the Newspaper Corner. For back issues, please ask at the Main Counter.

Braille Room

Braille Room
Braille dictionaries (English-Japanese, Japanese language,etc), Braille newspapers (weekly), voice guidance PC and Braille printer are available in this room. To use the room, please come to the Main Counter.

B1F

Reading Rooms 1, 2

Reading rooms 1,2
Personal laptops or items with key touch sounds such as calculators can be used in Reading Room 1 and 5 (2F) not in Reading Room 2.
Wireless LAN is available.
Various language dictionaries are available in each reading room.

Group Study Rooms 1, 2

group study room 1,2
The Group Study Rooms offer space for students to study together in groups (except extracurricular activities).
A projecter, an electronic blackboard, a monitor (Room 1only), and a laptop (Room 2 only) are available.
Wireless LAN is available.
Please come to the Main Counter if you'd like to use.

The 1st Basement Stacks

B1
A wide range of books and microfiches are on the 1st Basement Stacks.
Students and teachers of Doshisha, full-time staff affiliated with Doshisha, and library cardholders are allowed to enter this floor. Please come to the Main Counter to get permission.
If you’d like to see microfiches, please come to the Main Counter.

※Please refer to the call numbers on this map only as a guide. They may be subject to change.

Multimedia Library

Multimedia Library
Multimedia resources such as DVDs, videos, and CDs, or foreign news programs such as CNN, BBC and CCTV Daifu, 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.

EU i (European Info)

EU i (European Info)
The EU i is an information center set up by the European Commission in 19 universities in Japan and was established at Doshisha University in 1976. A range of information regarding the European Union (EU) can be found at the EU i. The center at Doshisha University mainly houses the Official Journal, COM Documents, statistics and annual reports. It is open to the general public. 

EU i (European Info)

Entrance

Doorway
The Information is located in the entrance hall.
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, need to contact the Information.

Book Return Slot

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

B2F

The 2nd Basement Stacks

The 2nd Basement floor Stacs
A wide range of books and microfilms are on the 2nd Basement Stacks.
Students and teachers of Doshisha, full-time staff affiliated with Doshisha, and library cardholders are allowed to enter this floor.
Please come to the Main Counter to get permission.
If you’d like to see microfilms, please come to the Main Counter.
Doshisha-rerated materials are in “Doshisha Archives Room” on the 2nd Basement floor.
Please submit a request at the Main Counter if you'd like to use them.

※Please refer to the call numbers on this map only as a guide. They may be subject to change.