The library will be closed as follows.

August 12 – 16 the university closure days
August 27, 28power cut during regular inspection and maintenance

It will take longer than usual to obtain external library materials ordered by inter-library loans and to answer queries directed to the Help Desk.
If the due date is on a day when the library is closed, the due date will be extended to the following day.

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

The Library will be closed on the following schedule.

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The library will be closed for maintenance.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Due to the entrance examination for Hitotsubashi University, the Library will be closed on the following schedule.

  • February 25 and 26, 2022
  • March 12, 2022
  • March 22, 2022 *If supplementary exam is not held, the library will be open.
  • March 23, 2022 *Even if supplementary exam is not held, the library will be closed.

In addition, we may be late with the response to some applications and inquiries.
Thank you for your understanding.

[Affected Services]

  • ILL(photocopy/loan)
  • Mailing photocopies service
  • Reference Service(Ask a librarian)

Due to heavy snowfall, opening hours of library might change on February 10-11.

2/10: Library may be closed at the discretion of the library director.

2/11: Library may be closed if a alarm is issued in Kunitachi City as follows, or if the JR Chuo lines and JR Nambu lines including the area of Kunitachi City are suspended.

  1. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City as of 7:00 a.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from the regular opening time until 1:00 p.m.
  2. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City as of 11:00 a.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 1:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  3. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City at 1:00 p.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 3:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  4. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City at 3:00 p.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 5:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.

cf. 土日・祝日に警報等が発令された場合の附属図書館の開館、閉館について (Japanese ONLY)

Thank you for your cooperation.

As the University has raised its activity guideline level to “Level 3", the Group Study Rooms will be temporarily closed from January 29, 2022.

We will maintain the current opening hours and number of seats for the time being, but we may change our services in the future depending on the situation. If there are any changes, we will announce them on the website.

In order to prevent the spread of infection, please observe the following precautions when visiting the library.

  • Please refrain from entering the library if you are unwell, such as fever (37.5℃ or higher), cough, or feeling lethargic.
  • You must wear a mask. If you do not wear it, you will not be allowed to enter.
  • Please wash your hands or disinfect your fingers.
  • There are disinfectants for the desk on each floor. Please disinfect by yourself when using the reading seat.

As the University has raised its activity guideline level to “Level 2″, capacity of Group Study Rooms are reduced (6 -> 4), and the Clock Tower Commons will be temporarily closed from 19 January.

We will maintain the current opening hours and number of seats for the time being, but we may change our services in the future depending on the situation. If there are any changes, we will announce them on the website.

In order to prevent the spread of infection, please observe the following precautions when visiting the library.

  • Please refrain from entering the library if you are unwell, such as fever (37.5℃ or higher), cough, or feeling lethargic.
  • You must wear a mask. If you do not wear it, you will not be allowed to enter.
  • Please wash your hands or disinfect your fingers.
  • There are disinfectants for the desk on each floor. Please disinfect by yourself when using the reading seat.

Due to the Common Test for University Admissions, the Library will be closed on January 15 and 16, 2022.

Library Exhibition Room is closed from Monday December 27, 2021 to Sunday January 23, 2022.
A permanent exhibition will restart on January 24.

Due to power cut during regular inspection and maintenance, the Library will be closed on Saturday, December 25, 2021.
Due to the New Year holidays, the Library will be closed from Monday, December 27 to Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

  • The Library will be open on Sunday, December 26, 2021.
  • The Library will be open from 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
  • When the Library is closed, please use the book return drop.
    Please do not use the book return drop about Interlibrary Loan materials.
    Please return them to the Help desk (Weekdays on or after January 5, 9:30-17:00).

The library will be closed on the following schedule because of Ikkyo-sai (university festival) period.

  • November 19 – 21, 2021

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.