Number of books: 330,000
The library, which bears the name of Taizo Kaneko, founder of this institution, was built to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the TIU establishment. It houses more than 300,000 volumes of Japanese and foreign texts on business/commerce, economics, and languages, as well as more than 2,400 titles of Japanese and foreign academic magazines and newspaper articles, which can be retrieved from the library and other university locations as well as from home. Researchers can also access an online database of newspaper and magazine articles. The stack room of valuable books on the third floor has a collection of books by David Hume, a great British thinker.
The students can locate books using PCs in the library, while a CD-ROM and external database can also be used.
The reference room with separate individual booths can be used for document searches and study.
The stack room has valuable British and American antiquarian books, including titles by David Hume, one of the great modern thinkers
The AV library provides a wide range of the latest videos and DVD software as well as 50 booths, which students are free to use. The adjacent AV hall holds screenings periodically.
Number of books: 280,000
The multipurpose library, with 270,000 books and equipped with comprehensive multimedia functions, also houses a PC room, CALL classroom, language study room, and students’ lounge on the first floor. The AV library allows students to use imaging/acoustic software freely, while Japanese and foreign books, together with 2,500 domestic and overseas titles of Japanese and foreign newspapers and magazines, are available on the second and the third floors and students can also locate magazine articles easily. The library also features individual study rooms as well as a study room for evening use.
The students can check newly arrived materials and lending information on the library website, and access National Diet Library and newspaper publishers.
The library has a number of books categorized as reference documents, pocketbooks, reference books for qualification tests, travel guidebooks, popular books, etc., while the open-stack room has as many as 260 seats for reading.
The newspaper corner provides 41 Japanese and overseas newspapers. New Japanese and overseas magazines are available on the second floor, and back numbers are available on the third floor.
Students can spend their time relaxing at tables and on sofas. The lounge is also used for seminar group learning and other meetings.