The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on February 9 from 1pm until closing time.
We thank you for your understanding.

Authentication function of some library systems will be unavailable due to temporary suspension of university-wide single sign-on service. We thank you for your understanding.

DateTimeSystems that cannot be authenticated
2/12(Sat.)You cannot sign-in(login) for 30 minutes between 17:00 and 18:00.・PCs in university library

Online services:
・MyLibrary(including off-campus access to e-resources)
・HERMES-IR
  • Users who have already signed in before suspension may continue to use the system.
  • Time of maintenance may change depending on situation.

〈Schedule〉
9:00-19:00 on Saturday, 26th Feb. 2022 (Japan Time)

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

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

  • Date & Time:
    • 2/2(Wed.) 12:00~12:30
  • Service to suspend:
    • HERMES-Catalog
    • MyLibrary(including off-campus access to e-resources)
    • HERMES-IR

Our website will be down for maintenance from 13:00 on February 1. The service suspension may change depending on situation. During maintenance, urgent messages will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.

You can still use HERMES-Search, HERMES-Catalog, MyLibrary, and HERMES-IR. You can still use databases also via the Databases List and e-journals via the title list or HERMES-Search. Some electronic resources are available from off-campus. Please access via MyLibrary.

We thank you for your understanding.

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.

HERMES-IR (Hitotsubashi Educational and Research MEdia Service-Institutional Repository) is an archive which stores digital copies of research outputs and collections of the University. Hitotsubashi University Library follows necessary copyright protection procedures as contents are digitally processed and released on the Internet.

We would like to inform that abstracts attached with research outputs featured mainly in the University publications (i.e. journals, discussion papers, working papers) are going to be open to parties outside the University such as research database providers. We ask authors of abstracts to kindly understand that the purpose of disclosure is to further increase discoverability of the University’s research outputs, and to give permission to the use of abstracts as described below. If the author does NOT permit use of any abstract(s), they are asked to contact us by Friday, March 31st, 2022.

Please note that “permission of use” refers to reproduction rights and public transmission rights included in copyrights. Copyrights will not be transferred by giving permission to the above. For further details, see below.

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

Period: January 28 – April 3, 2022

Due date
Undergraduate studentsMonday, April 18, 2022
Graduate students: Books for StudyMonday, April 18, 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 January 28.

“BELL” No.210, a University Library public relations magazine, has been issued.

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BELL No.210

Newsletter BELL

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.