Statistical Report(FY2006)

Volumes in library

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Books All books 1,467,513 335,238 401,318 2,204,069
Japanese and other Asian language books 905,851 279,587 254,601 1,440,039
English and other western language books 561,662 55,651 146,717 764,030
Other books (these figures are included in the total of all books) Books in braille 335 119 0 474
Dissertations 862 0 44 906
Periodicals All titles 14,958 1,617 5,909 22,484
Japanese and other Asian language titles 10,732 1,147 3,497 15,376
English and other western language titles 4,226 470 2,412 7,108

Acquisitions (Books)

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Total acquisitions (books) 40,708 8,119 9,198 58,025
Japanese and other Asian language volumes 30,671 6,869 5,462 43,002
English and other western language volumes 10,037 1,250 3,736 15,023
Purchases Japanese and other Asian language volumes 10,369 6,255 3,937 20,561
English and other western language volumes 4,258 836 925 6,019
Donated volumes Japanese and other Asian language volumes 12,873 170 499 13,542
English and other western language volumes 3,157 10 105 3,272
Miscellaneous Japanese and other Asian language volumes 7,429 444 1,026 8,899
English and other western language volumes 2,622 404 2,706 5,732

Acquisitions (Periodicals)

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
All acquired titles 5,969 763 3,295 10,027
Japanese and other Asian language titles 4,266 490 1,893 6,649
English and other western language titles 1,703 273 1,402 3,378
Purchases Japanese and other Asian language titles 1,261 350 451 2,062
English and other western language titles 1,556 261 1,284 3,101
Donated titles Japanese and other Asian language titles 3,005 140 1,442 4,587
English and other western language titles 147 12 118 277

Services

Business days, Circulation

Service situation in 2006

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library Law library All libraries
Numbers of days open 334 273 344 326  
Numbers of Saturdays open 47 39 48 46  
Numbers of holidays open 58 9 66 52  
Total hours of Saturdays operation 467.5 389.0 441.5 420.5  
Total hours of holiday operation 409.5 63.0 462.0 366.5  
Number of days open during seasonal holiday breaks Summer 41 30 43 33  
Winter 6 4 6 6  
Spring 49 41 55 49  

Number of loans

  Central library Izumi library Ikuta library Law library All libraries
Total number of loans 181,480 82,979 58,446 5,181 328,086
Faculty and staff members 11,549 3,444 2,496 67 17,489
Students 145,309 74,995 53,023 5,102 273,327
Alumni and others 24,622 4,540 2,927 12 32,089

Number of visitors

Central library Izumi library Ikuta library Law library All libraries
826,154 544,113 390,959 15,866 1,777,092

Reference consultation

Number of consultations

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
By status of patrons Faculty and staff members 722 177 145 1,044
Students 4,213 517 1,179 5,909
Alumni and others 1,467 56 127 1,650
By types of consultation Locating materials 3,238 206 415 3,859
Issuing referral letters 513 38 24 575
Research assistance 92 22 654 768
Other 3,072 522 382 3,976

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 1,614 0 0 1,614
Other 135 0 0 135
By types of documents Documentary reproduction 2,153,938 313,408 421,646 2,888,992
Microfilm 17,550 0 0 17,750

Resource Sharing

Domestic

      Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Exchange of books and Periodicals University libraries Loaned 851 126 255 1,232
Borrowed 209 44 37 290
National Diet Library Loaned 0 0 0 0
Borrowed 0 0 0 0
Other libraries Loaned 610 9 27 646
Borrowed 7 1 0 8
Documentary Reproduction University libraries Requested 1,614 210 1,539 3,363
Request 663 80 1,705 2,448
Other libraries Requested 135 16 0 151
Request 64 10 30 104

International

    Central library Izumi library Ikuta library All libraries
Exchange books and periodicals Loaned 2 0 0 2
Borrowed 25 0 0 25
Documentary reproduction Requested 12 0 0 12
Request 79 5 26 110

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