9:00-19:00 on Saturday, 25th Feb. 2023 (Japan Time)

〈Suspended service〉
All JapanKnowledge Services (JapanKnowledge Lib, Select contents and JKBooks)

Due to the makeup exam of Common Test for University Admissions, the Library will be closed on January 28, 2023.

For borrowed/reserved materials due on closing day, the due date will be extended to January 29.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your cooperation.

20,000 academic ebooks included in Oxford Scholarship Online are now available. Oxford Scholarship Online provides academic ebooks from Oxford University Press, spanning 27 subject areas. New titles will come up every month.

Oxford Scholarship Online does not cover handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

The library will cancel ebooks when you send a purchasing request for the title within this package during this period. After the period, titles to be purchased are determined based on the usage reports indicating which titles are the most popular within the university during the period under an EBA model.

ACCESS:   Oxford Scholarship Online

 ※Please log in to “Hitotsubashi Authentication System Single Sign-On" when accessing from off-campus.

The Library offers long-term loans for the Spring Vacation.

Period: January 30 – April 2, 2023

Date due
Undergraduate studentsMonday, April 17, 2023
Graduate students: Books for StudyMonday, April 17, 2023
Graduate students: Books for Research2 months (as usual)
  • This does not include bound periodicals, and “not for loan” items.
  • When the expiration date of the student ID card is earlier than the due date, the expiration date will be regarded as the due date.
  • The loan period of the Chiyoda Campus Library materials will also be extended on the same schedule.

About Renewal

  • Users can renew materials already borrowed into the long-term loan period, unless the materials are overdue or have been reserved by another user.
  • Using MyLibrary, users can view their checked-out or reserved items and renew their loans.
  • When using MyLibrary, users can renew into the long-term loan period from 9 a.m. on January 30.

Due to the Common Test for University Admissions, the Library will be closed on January 14 and 15, 2023.

We will inform you of new or cancelled subscription periodicals from 2023. Check the list below.

These titles were decided by Library Committee, taking into consideration the degree of usage.

The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on January 11 from 1 pm until closing time.
We thank you for your understanding.

[Both the main Library and the Chiyoda Campus Library] Due to the system outage of Interlibrary Loan service,

  • We will stop accepting requests for interlibrary loan from 9:00 am January 17(Tue.) to 9:00 am January 31(Tue.), 2023.
  • The deadline for publicly funded services (FY2022) for in-kind loan fees for graduate students will be changed to January 16 (Mon.), 2023.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and ask that you please apply well in advance.

Except for the suspension period, you can apply for interlibrary loans from other institutions through MyLibrary. For details on how to apply, please click here.

We will photograph inside the library as follows.

[Date] Friday, December 23, 2022, 8:40 –
[Place] Library Main Building, Reading Room

  • Photographs taken will be published.
  • There will be no close-up shots of faces but there is a possibility that you will be in the background.
  • Some noise may be generated.

Library online service will be unavailable due to system maintenance. We thank you for your understanding.

DateTimeService to suspend
12/28 (Wed.)9:00 ~ 15:00・"Search holdings" tab of HERMES-Catalog(Other tabs are available.)
  • Library will be closed on 12/28 (Wed.).
  • “Search holdings" tab of HERMES-Catalog and the HERMES-IR can be used during the update process, but the details screen may be temporarily disabled or distorted.
  • Some electronic resources are available from off-campus.
  • Time of service suspension may change depending on situation.