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General information about the Ikeda Library

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Daisaku and Kanako Ikeda Library, Soka University of America
1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

  • Call Us - You can call the information desk at 949-480-4205.
  • Email Us - We check our email frequently. A library staff member will respond to your questions as soon as possible.
  • Visit In-Person - Come to the library's 2nd floor to see us and get one-on-one assistance with any of your library service and/or research needs.
  • Schedule a Research Consultation - Meet with either Jenn or Kelly for assistance with any research questions.
  • Stay connected: Facebook or Instagram

Library Staff:

  • Mihyun Ahn, Acquisition and Student Assistant Coordinator
  • Malgorzata "Gosha" Domagala, Interlibrary Loan and Course Reserves Coordinator
  • Hiroko Tomono Furniss, Director of the Library
  • Yuan Liang, Systems Librarian
  • Miho Matsunaga, Library Assistant (Archives)
  • Sherry Souktia, Library Assistant (Archives)
  • Jennifer Tirrell, Instruction and Assessment Librarian
  • Joy Wang, Technical Services Manager
  • Kelly Wilson, Reference and Instruction Librarian

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides a limitation of liability for online service providers when their server stores and delivers items from third parties that are not in copyright compliance. This is clarified in § 512. Limitations on liability relating to material online.

Any concerns on the contents provided by SUA should be directed to the Copyright Compliance Agent on campus: Director of Information Technology. He is the designated Copyright Compliance Agent to be contacted by copyright holders about infringements. This person is registered as the university’s agent at the Copyright Office and listed in the directory included in “Service Provider Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claims of Infringement.

SUA conforms to industry standards in the technological protection of digital information.

Lost and Found

Ikeda library is not responsible for any lost items. Lost and Found items are picked up by the campus security staff. They can be reached at 949-480-4100.