Statistical Report(FY2005)

Volumes in library

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Books All books 1,428,275 328,316 393,428 2,150,019
Japanese and other Asian language books 875,783 273,904 250,088 1,399,775
English and other western language books 552,492 54,412 143,340 750,244
Other books (these figures are included in the total of all books) Books in braille 35 0 0 35
Dissertations 826 0 23 849
Periodicals All titles 14,839 1,590 5,835 22,264
Japanese and other Asian language titles 10,642 1,126 3,450 15,218
English and other western language titles 4,197 464 2,385 7,046

Acquisitions (Books)

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Total acquisitions (books) 33,591 8,425 5,990 48,006
Japanese and other Asian language volumes 24,969 7,320 4,537 36,826
English and other western language volumes 8,622 1,105 1,453 11,180
Purchases Japanese and other Asian language volumes 12,473 7,026 3,940 23,439
English and other western language volumes 4,815 1,048 1,087 6,950
Donated volumes Japanese and other Asian language volumes 10,904 228 314 11,446
English and other western language volumes 3,481 52 209 3,742
Miscellaneous Japanese and other Asian language volumes 1,592 66 283 1,941
English and other western language volumes 326 5 157 488

Acquisitions (Periodicals)

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
All acquired titles 5,682 742 3,290 9,714
Japanese and other Asian language titles 4,016 473 1,911 6,400
English and other western language titles 1,666 269 1,379 3,314
Purchases Japanese and other Asian language titles 1,068 342 445 1,855
English and other western language titles 1,545 257 1,263 3,065
Donated titles Japanese and other Asian language titles 2,948 131 1,466 4,545
English and other western language titles 121 12 116 249

Services

Business days, Circulation

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Service situation in 2004 Numbers of days open 334 270 338  
Numbers of Saturdays open 41 41 48  
Numbers of holidays open 57 8 48  
Total hours of Saturdays operation 430.5 374.5 483.0  
Total hours of holiday operation 399.0 50.0 336.0  
Number of days open during seasonal holiday breaks Summer 43 30 43  
Winter 1 0 0  
Spring 49 42 55  
Number of loans Total number of loans 187,004 79,050 58,969 325,023
Faculty and staff members 9,417 3,281 1,986 14,684
Students 154,267 71,109 55,973 281,349
Alumni and others 23,320 4,660 1,010 28,990
Number of visitors 829,091 544,050 379,507 1,752,648

Reference consultation

Number of consultations

      Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
By status of patrons Faculty and staff members 694 107 104 905
Students 4,788 593 896 6,277
Alumni and others 1,866 29 126 2,021
By types of consultation Locating materials 3,677 192 409 4,278
Issuing referral letters 654 34 34 722
Research assistance 186 106 353 645
Other 3,485 431 364 4,280

Number of documentary reproduction requests

      Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
By status of patrons Meiji university 0 0 0 0
Other university library 1,329 193 1,597 3,119
Other 82 3 228 313
By types of documents Documentary reproduction 2,265,468 301,443 447,087 3,013,998
Microfilm 0 0 0 0
Microfiche (number of sheets) 0 0 0 0

Resource Sharing

Domestic

      Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Exchange of books and Periodicals University libraries Loaned 759 121 171 1,051
Borrowed 250 55 70 375
National Diet Library Loaned 0 0 0 0
Borrowed 1 1 4 6
Other libraries Loaned 38 4 17 59
Borrowed 18 3 2 23
Documentary Reproduction University libraries Requested 1,348 197 2,242 3,787
Request 380 82 1,575 2,037
Other libraries Requested 68 8 236 312
Request 24 0 92 116

International

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Exchange books and periodicals Loaned 4 1 0 5
Borrowed 67 3 0 70
Documentary reproduction Requested 4 0 0 4
Request 38 0 20 58

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