Japanese Library

You will need to book a time slot to use our open libraries. Check individual libraries for more details. Find out what to expect when you visit a library and our latest service updates.

The Japanese Library will be closed on Monday 30 August.

Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

From 1 August our opening times will be:

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 5pm

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Slots available 7 days in advance

You can also access our collections using:

Contact us

General enquiries

+44 (0)1865 284506

Special collections enquiries


About the library

The Japanese Library houses the University’s main research and teaching collection for Japanese studies. Opened to readers in April 1993, it is located in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies on the premises of St. Antony's College. It is an open-access library which welcomes all readers.

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Japanese Library
Nissan Institute Building (GF)
27 Winchester Road

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