Fully-equipped Research Environment

Ritsumeikan University possesses literatures in a wide range of research areas, and materials at the Library and Research Libraries to help graduate student acquire research information and resources. Students are also able to borrow materials from the Library of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.

Number of Books and Journals (as of 2012)
  Books
Japanese/No-Japanese
Journals
Japanese/No-Japanese
E-Journal A/V materials
Kinugasa Kinugasa Library 806,153 130,582 14,213 4,865 74,223 14,893
Shugakukan Research Library 270,500 288,080 3,773 2,870 13,609
Arts & Humanities Library 269,255 85,809 2,914 916 1,702
Research Organizations 152,714 116,959 2,513 685 12,653
Biwako-Kusatsu Media Center 232,504 111,413 1,850 1,877 1,831
Media Library 304,448 183,698 4,240 1,779 5,520
Suzaku Suzaku Research Library 49,435 3,377 380 18 194
Total 2,084,469 919,918 29,883 13,010 74,223 50,402

*All books, journals, A/V materials as of March 31, 2013.
(The number of books and A/V materials includes consumer items. The number of journals do not include consumer items.)
*The number of A/V materials are included in Books
*The number of E-Journal titles are calculated based on the number of titles registered in SFX.