For Off-Campus Visitors

Please refer to the “For All Users”, as for opening hours and browsing.


  • Admission is limited to those who use the library’s collection for research and study purposes. Please confirm the item you want to use in advance by using UTokyo OPAC.
/ Holidays
Regular8:30 – 21:00
Off-Campus Visitors admission:until 20:00
12:00 – 17:00Closed
Shortened open
8:30 – 17:00ClosedClosed

*Please be sure to check the “Library Calendar” for other temporary changes.

  • After completing the admission procedures, visitors may use the library until closing time.
  • Please complete the application form at the service desk with your name, contact address, and the materials you wish to use.
  • If you are a member of another university or research institute, please present your student ID / faculty ID issued by your institution, otherwise please present your official ID (driver’s license, insurance card, passport, etc. with your current address on it).

Materials for use

  • Materials whose “Location” in UTokyo OPAC is “Agr.Lib.XX” (excluding laboratory materials whose “Location” is “Agr.[Laboratory Name]”)
    *Please note that library materials may not be available depending on their condition and lending availability.
    *Visitors may not enter the library for the sole purpose of using newspapers (original or reduced size).
    Please check the reception and browsing time for the following materials.
CDs, DVDs, and Visual / Audio materialsWeekdays 9:00-16:30Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Doctoral dissertations, Maps, MicroformsWeekdays 9:00-12:00、13:00-16:30Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Archival materials (incl. rare books), Graduation theses
from Meiji and Taisho periods,
Various collections (Suzuki collection,
Ueda collection, Sasaki collection, Janson collection)
Weekdays 9:00-12:00、13:00-16:30Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Terminal for browsing materialsWeekdays 9:00-16:30Weekdays 9:00-17:00
  • Doctoral dissertation in the collection of Agr. Library.
    *The library holds printed materials from FY1958 onward. They are not registered in the OPAC.
    *Please check the following database in advance.
    …Until FY2012 : “Doctoral Dissertation Database The University of Tokyo
    …Since FY2013 : “Faculty of Agriculture and Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences” category of “UTokyo Repository

Using rare books (prior application required) Service hours : Weekdays 9:00-17:00 
Jump to “For All Users”


Books and journals cannot be lent out. However, there are cases that interlibrary loans may be available, so please contact your institution’s library, etc. for more information.


Photocopy machine Reception : Opening -30 minutes before closing 
Jump to “For All Users”

Photographing by user (prior application required) Service hours : Weekdays 9:00-12:00, 13:00-16:30 
Jump to “For All Users”

Request photocopy

  • If you are unable to come to the library, you may request a photocopy by the following instructions.
    • Please apply through your institution’s library, etc.
    • If you belong to an institution that does not have a library, or if you are an individual with no current affiliation, please apply through your local public library. (Delivery requests will only be accepted from libraries in Japan.)
    • Direct photocopy requests from individuals will not be accepted.
    • The fee : 50 yen per sheet for monochrome / 90 yen per sheet for color
      …A postage fee (actual cost) will be charged.
    • If you have any questions about the payment, please contact Agr. Library through the above-mentioned libraries.


If you have any questions, please contact us using the contact form.