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Library resources and services for the SUA students
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Take a moment to look around to discover more information about the Ikeda Library and the services it provides to the Soka University of America community.


Reference Services

All SUA students, faculty, and staff can take advantage of the library’s reference services, which include personalized research sessions. Reference questions can also be emailed directly to Questions asked by phone or email are answered in a timely manner.

Walk-in reference questions are welcomed and encouraged at the Ikeda Library. To walk-in with a reference question, approach the Reference Desk on the second floor of the library and ask the Reference Librarian on duty for assistance.

Reference Desk Schedule in Fall & Spring Semester

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Purchase Suggestions

SUA students and staff can recommend books or films to the library by filling out the online form. Acquisition decisions are made by the library in accordance with the collection development policy.


Number of books and audio/visual items that SUA students and staff suggested in 2014/15 academic year. 122 titles are from students, and 90 from staff. We purchased most of them! SUA students recommended 51 titles in 2013/14, 137 in 2012/13, and 159 in 2011/12.


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