Ota Collection contains more than 1,900 volumes related to English studies from traditional grammar to generative grammar by way of structuralism donated by Akira Ota, Professor Emeritus of Sophia University.
The library holds a large collection of books and resources on theoretical and applied linguistics. What makes it special is the collection of unpublished PhD dissertations, reprints of unpublished manuscripts on modern linguistics, and microfilms containing out-of-print books on applied linguistics. The major domestic and international journals, series and back issues are also available.
※If someone other than the person above wishes to access the resources, the following material must be provided at the library desk.
※ If you are B),C) or D), you need to take a procedure for admission of SOPHIA library. Please check here.
Faculty and staff of Sophia University
You can borrow up to 3 books for a maximum of 90 days.
Graduate students of linguistics at Sophia University
You can borrow up to 5 books for a maximum of 30 days.
Ota Collection is a closed stack system. You may only browse and copy inside the research room.
Open: Monday through Friday 10:00-11:30 / 12:30-17:00
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Public holidays, Days the Central Library is closed
■Please check the opening hours for the Central Library here
■The research room will be closed on extended holidays and entrance examination periods.
Please contact beforehand when visiting.
The following are the newly acquired books