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In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, some services are restricted. See here for more details.

Please use your Waseda Card or Alumni Association Card when going through the entrance gate at the library. Please note that visitors without a card cannot enter the library.
Please contact the Alumni Affairs Section, if you are in following cases:

  • You don’t have either the Waseda Card or Alumni Association Card.
  • Your alumni card is already expired.
  • You have lost your alumni card.

For more details about the use of the library, please visit Alumni office’s Web page (In Japanese only).

Available Libraries

Alumni can use the Central LibraryToyama LibraryScience and Engineering Library, and Tokorozawa Library(Library Locations). There are cases where a letter of introduction may be required from each library when using other libraries. Please check details at Libraries & Reading Rooms.

Use of S. Takata Memorial Research Library

Users can use the S. Takata Memorial Research Library when books and other materials are only held at the Takata Memorial Library and not available at other Waseda Libraries. For those who have the Waseda Card or Alumni Association Card and know the title and call number of the book, it is possible for you to use the book directly at the library. If you do not know the title and call number of the book, please consult with the library staff at the Help Desk in the Central Library and receive the letter of introduction.

Available services

Browsing / copying of library materials and viewing of audiovisual materials in AV Room
Please ask at Central Library for using e-resources (database, online journals) which Waseda University subscribs to.
For using Special Collections Room, please visit here.

*Borrowing library materials is not permitted.
*Internet service; Waseda’s Wi-Fi including Waseda’s PC (except WINE PC), is not open for Almni.


Inquiries to

  • Library usage
    Dept. of Users Support (TEL 03-5286-1659)
  • Waseda Card
    Alumni Affairs Section (Waseda Card) (TEL 03-3203-6284)
  • Alumni Association Card
    Waseda University Alumni Association (TEL 03-3202-8040)
  • Office hours
    Mon.-Fri. 9:00-17:00
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