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

  • February 25 and 26, 2023
  • March 12, 2023

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)

We will inform you of cancelled databases from 2023. Check the list below.

These databases were decided by Library Committee, taking into consideration of usage.

Hitotsubashi University Library will be closed at 15:00, February 10, 2023 due to Heavy Snow.

(13:15 add)
For borrowed/reserved materials due on February 10, the due date will be extended to February 11.

Due to Heavy Snow, opening hours of library might change on February 10, 2023.

As soon as it is decided, we will inform you on the website and the bulletin board inside the library.

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

For library users who will remain enrolled at Hitotsubashi University after April 2023, the user’s expiration date will be as follows:

Faculty and staff who have renewed the contractThe expiration date will be extended after April 3.
If you wish to extend your expiration date during the current fiscal year, please contact the Circulation Counter. (Weekdays 9:00-17:00)
Students who have extended enrollment
(enrolled under the same ID)
We will extend the expiration date around March 10 and post it in the “Message to you" section of MyLibrary.
We will NOT extend the due date of books, so please renew your loans yourself through MyLibrary.
Students continuing their education on campus or finding a job on campusIf you have documents (e.g., Letter of Admission) confirming your higher education or employment, you can issue a temporary Library card expire on March 31. Please contact the Circulation Counter with your documents. (Weekdays 9:00-17:00)
You CANNOT transfer borrowed items to a new student ID number. Please return them by March 31.
*Overdue penalties will carry over.

You must return all library materials when you graduate or retire in March 2023.
Please check your circulation status on MyLibrary.

All library services, including MyLibrary, expire at the end of your enrollment period.

For those who are graduating or completing their studies, it will expire on March 17, 2023, and for those who are retiring, it will expire on the end date of employment.
The expiration date is different from some Information Systems Management Headquarters services, such as Gmail.

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

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

The delivery address is as follows;

2-1, Naka, Kunitachi-Shi, Tokyo, 186-8602
Hitotsubashi University Library, Circulation Counter
*If there is the product name field, please write “Return Book".

■ Asahi Shimbun Cross Search
All services will be suspended from 17:00 to 24:00 on February 13, 2023 .


The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on February 8 from 1 pm until closing time.
We thank you for your understanding.

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.