The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on November 10 from 1pm until closing time.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Kyobo Book Centre(Kyobo Bunko Scholar)is now available.
Kyobo Bunko Scholar is an e-journal of Korean academic and academic journals provided by Kyobo Book Centre, the largest bookstore in Korea, and contains the full text of more than 1,000 periodicals and non-periodicals, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. It provides full text data in PDF format for more than 1,200 academic journals, research journals, and university bulletins published by more than 700 academic societies and research institutes in Korea, and contains more than 500,000 articles.

Period: – December 31, 2021

*Off-campus access is not available.

The Chosunilbo(chosun.com)is now available.
It is one of the three major newspapers in Korea.

Period: – November 30, 2021

*Off-campus access is not available.

We will resume the use of the Clock Tower Commons on Monday, November 1, under the following conditions.

[Number of seats] 3 seats for 4 people, 1 seat for 2 people, 4 seats for 1 person
[Moving desks] Not allowed

  • Desks, chairs, whiteboards and acrylic partitions cannot be moved. Please use the room as it is currently laid out.
  • Please wear a mask properly. If you are not wearing one, you will not be allowed to enter the room.
  • Please disinfect the desks and chairs after use.
  • Please refrain from using the facilities if you have a fever, cough, fatigue, or other health problems.
  • Please wash or disinfect your hands and fingers.

The service may be changed in the future depending on circumstances.
Any changes will be announced on the website.

Thank you for your cooperation.

〈Schedule〉
9:00-13:00 on Saturday,27th Nov. 2021 (Japan Time)
〈Suspended service〉
All JapanKnowledge Services (JapanKnowledge Lib, JK Select contents and JKBooks)

Library Exhibition Room will be closed from Friday October 22 to Wednesday November 3.
A special exhibition will start on November 4.

Library online services will be unavailable due to maintenance of the integrated infrastructure system.

Date and timeServices subject to suspension
2021/10/31 (Sun.) 10:00 ~ all day・HERMES-Catalog (Online Library Catalog)
・Database List
・Search results of HERMES-Search*
・HERMES-IR
・E-mails with domain name @lib.hit-u.ac.jp
2021/10/31 (Sun.) 10:00 ~
11/ 1 (Mon.) 9:00
・MyLibrary (including off-campus access to e-resources)
  • Library will be closed on October 31, 2021.
  • Please do not use service although you might be able to login MyLibrary.
  • Delivery of e-mails from the Library may be delayed.
  • HERMES-Search is available, but part of search results (e-resource accessible via MyLibrary) may not show up.
  • Time of service suspension may change depending on situation.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

“BELL” No.205 ~ No.208, a University Library public relations magazine, has been issued.

Newsletter BELL

Due to maintenance of the integrated infrastructure system, the library will be temporarily closed on October 31 and December 25, 2021.

For borrowed/reserved materials due on closing day, the due date will be extended to next opening day.

Sunday, October 31 -> Monday, November 1
Saturday, December 25 -> Sunday, December 26

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

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 on October 18. However, the number of users will be limited to 6 people.

Reservations with MyLibrary will start around 8:30 on October 18.

We may change our services in the future depending on the situation. If there are any changes, we will announce them on the website.

The Clock Tower Commons will be closed for the time being.

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.