You have to return all library materials if you will graduate or retire in March 2021.
Please check your lending status on MyLibrary.

All library services include MyLibrary will expire on March 31, 2021.
The expire date is different from some services of Information Systems Management Headquarters, for example Gmail.

You may return them to the book return drop outside of the entrance or also mail them back.

  • Send them by traceable service. (ex: “Yu-Pack”, “Letter Pack” of Japan Post co., ltd.)
  • Wrap the books in a plastic bag to prevent rain and water.
  • Pay postage by yourself.

The delivery address is as follows;

2-1, Naka, Kunitachi-Shi, Tokyo, 186-8602
Hitotsubashi University Library, Circulation Section

*If there is the product name area, please write “Return Book".

  • For faculty and staff who will continue to be enrolled, please contact the counter. (Weekdays 9:30 – 17:00)
  • For students who will continue to be enrolled with the same student ID(extension of enrollment period), we will extend the expiration date for the library using by March 25th.
    We will not extend the loan period, please renew with MyLibrary by yourself.
  • For students who go on to a master’s or doctoral program at Hitotsubashi University or who will be employed on campus cannot take over the books on loan. Please return them once by March 31, 2021.

Due to the lighting work of the Periodicals Annex, noise may occur from 1/28 to 2/12.
Some areas will not be available on the following schedule.

Friday, January 29 – Tuesday, February 2

The following materials placed on the 2nd floor of the Periodicals Annex will pickup by the library staff.
When you use them, please ask the staff at the counter.

  • Newspaper Back Issues(Nikkei and Asahi)
  • Statistical Books
  • White Papers
  • Materials of EU Information Center

Please also use the databases for the Newspaper Back Issue.

Wednesday, February 3 – Friday, February 12

Some reading seats will not be available.
Please check the notice on the day for the applicable area.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your cooperation.

Schedule

12:00-20:00 on Sunday, 31st Jan. 2021(Japan Time)
*ProQuest ebook Platforms (2 hour maintenance window)


All ProQuest Services (ProQuest Platform etc.)

The Library offers long-term loans for the spring holidays.

Period: from January 29 to March 31, 2021

Date due
Undergraduate studentsThursday, April 15, 2021
Graduate students: Books for StudyThursday, April 15, 2021
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.

Materials of the Chiyoda Campus Library

PeriodDate due
From January 6 to March 31,2021Thursday, April 15, 2021
  • 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 29.

12,000 academic ebooks published from 2012 to 2020 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 2012 to 2020. Cambridge History Series, Cambridge Companion Series, Handbooks and Textbooks are also not covered.

* The library will choose ebooks when you send a purchasing request for the title within this package during this period as long as the contracted amount does not exceed. 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://www.cambridge.org/core/
* Titles with this icon are available (including purchased ones).

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) > Cambridge Core (Journals and Books)

We will continue to provide services at the current “Limited Opening" for the present though the alert level of Hitotsubashi University has been raised to “Level 3" with the issuance of the state of emergency.
Please check the following page for service details.

Library services available now

In the future, the service content may change depending on the situation.
We will notify you of any changes on this website.

To prevent the spread of infection, please strictly observe the following precautions when visiting the library.

  • Please refrain from entering the library if you are unwell, such as fever, 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.

Thank you for your cooperation.

NDL Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries will be unavailable during the following period due to system maintenance:

  • Monday, January 4, 2021 (all day)

Even during the above period, you can view materials that are “available online" from NDL Digital Collections.

Thank you for your understanding.

For students and faculty members of Hitotsubashi University, we provide mailing service of photocopies of other library’s materials.
*The terms and conditions may be changed depending on the situation.

Target

Students and faculty members of Hitotsubashi University

Period

Tuesday, January 12– Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Available materials

Fee

  • Copying fee and postage (from other libraries to Kunitachi or Chiyoda Campus)
  • Please pay the transfer fee.
  • The University will pay for the shipping.
  • If you want to pay the copying fee with public expenses (including external funds), enter the budget information in the comments field in MyLibrary.

Note

  • Please specify the bibliographic information in advance. If you are not sure, please use HERMES-Search, CiNii Articles (for domestic articles), and Web of Science (for overseas articles), etc. If you cannot identify the bibliographic information, please contact us via Ask a librarian.
  • Cancellations after application and refusal of payment will not be accepted.

How to apply

  1. Same as normal requesting to photocopies from other libraries, please apply via MyLibrary. Please enter “using mailing service” in the comments field in MyLibrary.
  2. Helpdesk or Chiyoda Campus Library will send you a confirmation email with the mailing address, so please be sure to reply.
  3. Once a copy arrives at Kunitachi or Chiyoda Campus from other libraries, we will send an email about the price. It may take some time depending on the form of the material and the quantity you want to copy.
  4. Please transfer the fee to the designated account of the University, and send the image of the transfer copy or the screenshot showing that the transfer has been completed as an e-mail attachment.
  5. After confirming the transfer details, we will send a copy by ordinary mail. The arrival date cannot be specified.

The Library offers long-term loans for the winter holidays.

Period: From December 11 To December 27, 2020

Date due
Undergraduate studentsTuesday, January 12, 2021
Graduate students: Books for StudyTuesday, January 12, 2021
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.

Materials of the Chiyoda Campus Library

PeriodDate due
From December 11 To December 25, 2020Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • 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 December 11.