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:   https://oxford.universitypressscholarship.com/
If you would like to search only Oxford Scholarship Online, click a radio button “Oxford Scholarship Online".

How to access off-campus:
Log in to My Library > Remote Access Database Menu (リモートアクセス データベースメニュー) > Oxford Scholarship Online

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

Period: July 19 – September 5, 2022

Date due
Undergraduate studentsTuesday, September 20, 2022
Graduate students: Books for StudyTuesday, September 20, 2022
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 July 19.

19:00-21:00 on Tuesday, 28th June 2022 (Japan Time)

〈Suspended service〉
All Maruzen eBook Library Services

Due to the maintenance of the compact shelving on the basement floor of the Library Main Building, the following area is not available.
If you wish to use the materials, please ask at the circulation counter.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

[Date] June 21, 2022, 9:00-15:00 DONE

[Area] Shelf No. 106-131 on the basement floor of the Library Main Building

  • No. 106 [Foreign Books, Code Classification(Oversize)] 2090:162 – 2500:17:(3)
  • No. 107-130 [Foreign Books, Code Classification]1600:20 – 3240:12:330
  • No. 131 [Foreign Books, Code Classification(Oversize)] 2500:17:(4) – 3130:39

Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:00 – Sunday, June 19, 2022 10:00 (Japan time)

〈Suspended service〉

  • Time of service suspension may change depending on maintenance situation.
  • When the service is not available, a message such as “Service is unavailable" will be displayed when accessing the site.
  • HERMES-Catalog and HERMES-Search are available themselves, but part of search results may not show up. In addition, you may not be able to access content from search results.


In accordance with the lowering of the University’s activity guideline level from “Level 3″ to “Level 1″, we will resume using the group study rooms and Clock Tower Commons on June 2.

Group Study Rooms

Capacity: 6 people

  • Each room is equipped with an acrylic partition.
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory. Please disinfect the furniture after use.
  • You can make reservation with MyLibrary already.

Clock Tower Commons

Hours of use: Weekdays until 8 p.m.
Number of seats: 3 seats for 4 people, 1 seat for 2 people, 4 seats for 1 person

  • Acrylic partitions are provided.
  • Please do not move the desks or chairs. Please use the room as it is currently laid out.
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory. Please disinfect the furniture after use.

Common Precautions

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.

We will shoot a video inside the library as follows.

[Date] Saturday, May 28, 2022 13:00 – 17:00
(Preliminary date) Sunday, May 29, 2022 13:00 – 17:00
[Place] Library Main Building 1st floor, 2nd floor and Reading Room

  • This is a video shoot for the campus tour of KODAIRA Festival 2022. This video will be available to the public.
  • 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.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Electricity rates are expected to increase significantly this fiscal year.
We ask for your further cooperation in saving electricity in the following.


Use the stairs to move three floors, not elevators.

Turn off diligently

Turn off the lights when you leave the carrels or the reading area.

Summer 28°C / Winter 20°C

The air conditioning is set at 28°C in summer and 20°C in winter.
Bring clothes that you can layer to adjust to the weather.

Thank you for your cooperation.

9:00-13:00 on Saturday, 28th May 2022 (Japan Time)

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

12,000 academic ebooks published from 2017 to 2022 by Cambridge University Press or other partner press are now available. New titles will come up every month.

Partner press: Boydell & Brewer, Edinburgh University Press, ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute, Liverpool University Press, etc.

* Some titles are not available even if they are published from 2017 to 2022. Cambridge History Series, Cambridge Companion Series, Handbooks and Textbooks are also not covered.
*As a rule, purchase requests for eligible titles during this period will be cancelled.

ACCESS: Cambridge core
* Titles with this icon are available (including purchased ones).

*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access