User Guide

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, some services are restricted. The services written in blue are unusual. For the latest COVID-19 library service updates, please refer to this page.

Library Pass (Limited to the Members of the University of Tokyo)

Attention!
Applications of Library Pass : 8:30-20:00 on Weekdays.

  • Student/Staff ID or The University of Tokyo Library Card (IC card type or Bar code type) is used for entry and use of the library, and it's necessary to register your contact information.
  • Users whose "Home Library" is the Agri. Library * :
    Please enquire at the service desk.
  • Users whose "Home Library" are other libraries :
    Please enquire at your "Home Library" (library of your faculty)
  • Validity of the Library Card is the same as that of your student (employee) period.

* Following are the users whose "Home Library" is the Agr. Library:

  1. Members of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences / Faculty of Agriculture
  2. Members of the Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (IQB)

Admission

  • Members of the University of Tokyo:
    Student/Staff ID or Library Card is required to pass through the entrance gate.
  • Non members of the University of Tokyo:
    Non-UTokyo members are required to apply in advance.
    application form (in Japanese)

Browsing

  • Almost all the books/journals in the Library are placed on open shelves, which can be freely accessed for use within the Library.
  • Rare books, books in Japanese binding, doctoral theses, microforms and maps can be used only during the weekdays 9:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00. Please ask the staff at the service desk.
  • Please return material to the original position after use.

Borrowing & Returning (Limited to the Members of the University of Tokyo)

Borrowing

  Books Journals
Loan Period 2 weeks 1 week
Renewals once unable
Lending vols. No limit No limit

Attention!
If you have any books/journals overdue, you cannot borrow until you return the previous ones.

Returning

  • Bring the borrowed items to the service desk.
  • The book drop outside the library is available when the library is closed (books only).

Photocopy

  • Fill in the photocopy application form and take it to the service desk. Photocopying of some text may be restricted by the Copyright Law, or condition of the material.
  • Photocopier is available.
    At private expense, cost per sheet: Black & White: 10 yen / Color: 50 yen
    Service hours : opening time - 30 minutes before the closing time
  • Service hours for photocopy at public expense from members of the other faculties (photocopying done by the Library staff) :
    Weekdays: 8:30-17:00
  • Please return books/journals to the original position after photocopying.

Facilities

*: Limited to the members of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences / Faculty of Agriculture.

  • PC Room (3F)
    Computers for library users
    ECCS terminals are also here (for university members only)
  • Wireless LAN (UTokyo WiFi)
    Limited to the Members of the University of Tokyo who have UTokyo Account
  • Browsing Corner (2F)
    Newspapers, Magazines etc...
  • Satellite Broadcasting (2F)
    BBC, CNN
  • Microform Reader/Printer (1F)
  • Seminar Rooms / Conference Room * (3F) Application form
  • Cubicles * (2F) Application form
    [How to book in advance]
    • You can book in advance online or at the service desk.
    • Up to two periods of time can be booked in a day:
      Mon.-Fri.8:30-10:15/10:25-12:10/12:20-12:50/13:00-
      14:45/14:55-16:40/16:50-18:35/18:45-19:45
      Sat.12:00-12:50/13:00-14:45/14:55-16:40
    • When you book for two periods in succession, you can use a cubicle between the periods (for 10 min.).
    • If you want to cancel the reservation, please contact us at the service desk or by e-mail: service@lib.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Please make sure you make @ a half-width character.)
    1. Book online
    • Please book through application form:
      https://forms.gle/7rQ9hmXsKtupVyNJ7 (in Japanese)
    • You can book online on the previous day of use.
    • If the library is closed on the previous day, you can book online from the latest opening day to the previous day.
        ex. If you want to use cubicle on Apr. 4 (Mon.), 2022, you can book online from Apr. 2 (Sat.) to Apr. 3 (Sun.).
    • You can't book more than one cubicle in a period or more than two periods in a day.
    • After application, we send you an e-mail notification.
    • You can't book a cubicle online on the day of use. Please book a cubicle at the service desk.
    • When you use a cubicle, please show your student/faculty ID card at the service desk.
    2. Book at the service desk
    • Please show your student/faculty ID card.
    • You can book on the latest opening day.
        ex. If you want to use cubicle on Apr. 4 (Mon.), 2022, you can book on Apr. 2 (Sat.).
    • When you use a cubicle, please show your student/faculty ID card at the service desk.

    [How to book on the day of use]
    • Please show your student/faculty ID card at the service desk.
    • You can book a cubicle up to seven / three periods of time (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-19:45 / Sat. 12:00-16:40) in a day including the period you book in advance.

Other Services

  • Reference service
  • Interlibrary loan / photocopy service*
  • Instructions on using other libraries
  • Seminars, guidance etc.

    * Limited to the users whose "Home Library" is the Agr. Library.

Attention!
Service hours of some services are shorter than the opening hours.
For detail, please ask the staff.

 


Caution

  • Take care of your personal belongings.
  • Eating quietly is available in the lounge. (1F)
  • You can take a drink in spill-proof containers like a plastic bottle.
  • Mobile phones need to be set to "manner mode" or turned off in the library.
    Please make your phone conversation in the lounge.
  • Please disinfect your hands when you enter the library and wear a proper mask when in the library.
    You can not enter the library if you don't wear a mask or only wear a face shield or a mouth shield.
  • Please refrain from conversation or utterances.
  • Please refrain from visiting the library when symptoms such as cough, fever, fatigue, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing appears.

Rules