Library

The IDE Library boasts a wide selection of materials and resources to assist research dealing with the economics, politics and social issues of developing countries and regions in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Oceania, and East Europe.

【Open Hours】 10:00~18:00
【TEL】 043-299-9716

【Closed】 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturdays / Sundays / Public holidays /
the last weekday of every month / the year end and New Year holiday season

10-minute walk from Kaihin Makuhari Station (JR Keiyo Line)

IDE Library

Notice from Library

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

2017
  • Due to system maintenance, the IDE Institutional Repository(ARRIDE) will be unavailable from 9:00 to 9:30 on Thursday, October 19th(JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience. october 13, 2017
  • Due to system maintenance, the IDE Institutional Repository(ARRIDE) will be unavailable on Tuesday, Aug. 1st(All day). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience. July 24, 2017
  • We revised the chart of copying fees. June 1, 2017
  • We are pleased to announce the renewal of our institutional repository system. April 28, 2017
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday 27th January 2017 to 17:00, Sunday 29th January 2017 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library will be closed from Wednesday, December 28, 2016 to Tuesday, January 3, 2017 for the year-end and new year holidays. We will open Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
2016
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 13:00 to 14:00, Wednesday 28th December 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 14:30 to 16:30, Wednesday 30th November 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Tuesday 22nd November 2016 to 11:00, Thursday, 24th November 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 21th October 2016 to 11:00, Monday, 24th October 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 18:00, Monday, 5th September 2016(JST) to 9:00, Tuesday, 6th September 2016(JST) due to the maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently from 18:00 to 20:00 on Tuesday, August 16 (JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system error, The online library catalog (OPAC) is unavailable from 15:00, Wednesday, 20th July 2016(JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently from 18:00 to 19:00 on Wednesday, June 15(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 18:00, Tuesday, 14th June 2016(JST) to 9:00, Wednesday, 15th June 2016(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently from 18:00 to 20:00 on Monday, May 23(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, SDI alert service is unavailable until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, IDE library's digital archives will be unavailable from 9:00 to 12:00 on Friday, 22st April 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the some of PDFs on this site will be unavailable intermittently from 15:00 to 17:00 on Tuesday, 29th March 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 18th March 2016 to 20:00, Monday, 21st March 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 8th January 2016 to 20:00, Monday, 11th January 2016 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library will be closed from December 28 (Mon), 2015 to January 3 (Sun), 2016 for the year-end and new year holidays. We will open January 4 (Mon), 2016.
2015
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable intermittently from 19:30, Wednesday, 18th November 2015 to 20:30, Wednesday, 18th November 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 23th October 2015 to 11:00, Monday, 26th October 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:00 to 18:00 on Friday, July 31(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently on Tuesday, June 30(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently on Friday, May 29(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable intermittently on Thursday, May 21(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:00 to 18:00 on Tuesday, May 19(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, some of PDFs on this site are unavailable from 10:00 to 12:30 on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience. March 31, 2015
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 18:00 to 21:00 on Tuesday, March 24(JST) and from 9:00 to 18:00 on Tuesday, March 31(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 10:30 to 16:00 on Saturday, 21st March 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives will be unavailable intermittently from Tuesday, 3th March 2015 to Wednesday, 4th March 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable intermittently from 10:00 to 18:00 on Friday, 27 February 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, The online library catalog (OPAC) and SDI alert service will be unavailable from 19:00 to 21:00 on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable intermittently from 10:00 to 14:30 on Monday, 23 February 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable intermittently from 9:00 to 13:00 on Saturday, 7th February 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 19:00 to 21:00 on Thursday, January 15(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 9th January 2015 to 20:00, Monday, 12th January 2015 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library will be closed from December 26 (Fri), 2014 to January 4 (Sun), 2015 for the year-end and new year holidays.
    We will open January 5 (Mon), 2015.
2014
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 24th October 2014 to 12:00, Monday, 27th October 2014 (JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to system maintenance, SDI alert service is unavailable until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
    Please click the following URL to see New Books and New Articles Indexes.
    ● New Books
    ● New Articles Indexes
  • We regret that The IDE Library is closed at 5:00 pm (JST), Friday, 14th February 2014 due to snow. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:30 to 14:00 on Friday, January 31(JST) due to the scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library will be closed from December 27 (Fri), 2013 to January 3, 2014 (Fri) for the year-end and new year holidays. We will open January 4, 2014 (Sat): 10:00 ~ 18:00.
    The Library will open as usual on and after January 6, 2014 (Mon).
2013
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog, IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 22nd November 2013 to 12:00, Monday, 25th November 2013( JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, IDE Library website will be unavailable from 9:00 to 19:00 on 24th August 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 18:00 to 20:00, 21st June 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:00 to 13:00 on Tuesday, April 30(JST) due to the system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Academic Research Repository at the Institute of the Developing Economies, ARRIDE will be unavailable on Tuesday, March 12, due to scheduled server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on Thursday, January 31 due to the system maintenance. Estimated downtime is approximately 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library will be closed from 28th December 2012 to 3rd January 2013 for the year-end and new year holidays.
2012
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 13:00 to 17:30 on Friday, December 28(JST) due to the system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 19:00, Friday, 21st December 2012 to 13:00, Monday, 24th December 2012(JST). We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 9:00 to 11:00 (JST), Sunday, 16th December 2012, due to scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The Academic Research Repository at the Institute of the Developing Economies, ARRIDE will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 7, due to scheduled server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
  • The Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 19:00 pm (JST), 12 October 2012 to 11:00 am, 15 October 2012, due to scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on Friday, September 28 due to the system maintenance. Estimated downtime is approximately 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • IDE's journal articles published in 2000s and before, now available from AIDE : the Archive of IDE Publications. For the detailed coverage, please check the Publication List . 19 September 2012
  • IDE library's digital archives and the IDE Institutional Repository will be unavailable from 18:00 to 20:00 (JST), Thursday, 13 September 2012, due to the server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:00 to 18:00 on Friday, August 31(JST) due to the system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on Tuesday, July 31 due to the system maintenance. Estimated downtime is approximately 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on Friday, June 29 due to the system maintenance. Estimated downtime is approximately 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on Thursday, May 31 due to the system maintenance. Estimated downtime is approximately 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, April 27 (JST) due to the system maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • Due to the severe weather conditions we regret that The IDE Library is closed at 2:00 pm (JST), Tuesday, 3rd April 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable from 9:30 am to 8:00 pm on Friday, March 30 (JST) due to the system maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • IDE now started offering RSS feeds of AIDE , which can keep you updated on the latest books and journal articles. February 2012
  • The Library catalog will be unavailable from 18:30 pm (JST), 16 January 2012 to 9:00 am, 17 January, due to scheduled hardware maintenance.
  • The Library will be closed from 28th December 2011 to 3rd January 2012 for the year-end and new year holidays.
2011
  • The Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 19:00 pm (JST), 21 October 2011 to 11:00 am, 24 October 2011, due to scheduled hardware maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • IDE library's digital archives will be unavailable from 9:30 to 12:00 (JST), Friday, 26 August 2011, due to the server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
  • IDE library's digital archives will be unavailable from 10:00 to 12:00 (JST), Friday, 8 July 2011, due to the server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on 30 June 2011 due to the system maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • The Digital Archives and the Academic Research Repository at the Institute of the Developing Economies, ARRIDE will be unavailable from 12:00 (JST) to midnight, Monday, June 20, due to scheduled server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.
  • The online library catalog (OPAC) will be unavailable on 28 April 2011 due to the system maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
2010
  • The Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable from 18:00 pm (JST), 22 October 2010 to 11:00 am, 25 October 2010, due to scheduled hardware maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • The Library catalog and other online services will be unavailable on 5, 11, and 12 September 2010, due to scheduled network maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
  • Online Library Catalogue service (OPAC) temporarily unavailable from 18:00 to midnight(JST), 7 May 2010.
2009
  • Online Library Catalogue service (OPAC) temporarily unavailable from 18:30 pm to midnight (JST), 30 April 2009.
  • The IDE Library OPAC will be unavailable Friday. Janurary 30 (JST) for maintenance.
2008
2007
2006
  • The IDE Library website will be unavailable from 6:00 pm on Friday, October 26 to 11:00 am on Monday, October 29 (JST) for maintenance.
  • The IDE Library OPAC will be unavailable from 7:00 pm Thursday, June 28 to 12:00 pm (JST) Friday, June 29 for maintenance.
  • The IDE Library OPAC will be unavailable Friday, April 27 for maintenance.
  • The IDE Library website and OPAC will be unavailable from 10:00 on Saturday, March 31 to 24:00 on Sunday, April 1 (JST) for maintenance.
  • OPAC is renewed April, 2006 Improved website response.
  • The IDE Library website and OPAC will be unavailable from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 31 (JST) for maintenance.
  • Group study in Library is available April, 2006 For anyone would like to study in the group using library materials. A room accommodates a maximum of 20 people. To make a reservation, please contact with Information and Service Division
  • The IDE Library OPAC will be unavailable from 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 29 to 0:00 am on Friday, December 1 (JST) for maintenance.
  • The IDE Library website and OPAC will be unavailable from 6:00 pm on Friday, October 27 to 11:00 am on Monday, October 30 (JST) for maintenance.
  • IDE Library Website is renewed June, 2006 Can search library resource by region. Can access to a variety of database and e-journals. Free for onsite use. Can browse library resource in the lists arranged by region and type of materials. The lists will be updated every month.
  • OPAC is renewed April, 2006 Improved website response.
  • Group study in Library is available April, 2006 For anyone would like to study in the group using library materials. A room accommodates a maximum of 20 people. To make a reservation, please contact with Information and Service Division