As of August 10, 2023, the problem has been restored.

As of July 20, 2023, there is a problem with off-campus access to database “Oxford English Dictionary Online(OED)“. There are no problems with access from the campus.

We have asked the provider to restore the problem, but the timing of the restoration is not yet determined.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

The library will respond to Hitotsubashi University Open Campus 2023 as follows;

Aug. 6 (Sun)Closed all day
Aug. 8 (Tue)Open (8:40-19:00), Reading Room Open (8:40-18:30)
Aug. 19 (Sat)Open (9:30-19:00), Reading Room Open (8:40-18:30)

On August 8 and August 19, the library may be crowded and noisy due to open campus tours. Please be forewarned.

The library will be closed as follows.

August 6Open Campus
August 14 – 16 The University Closure Days
August 26, 27Power cut during regular inspection and maintenance

It will take longer than usual to obtain external library materials ordered by inter-library loans and to answer queries directed to the Help Desk.
If the due date is on a day when the library is closed, the due date will be extended to the following day.

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

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

DateTimeService to suspend
7/19(Wed.)Service will stop for 40 minutes
between 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m.
・Off-campus access to e-resources
・Database List
・Search results of HERMES-Search
・E-mails with domain name
・Search box on the library website *

* Please click below link to search for materials. However, please note that some search results may not be displayed, and electronic resources may not be accessed from search results.

■ Web OYA-bunko
All services will be suspended from 23:00 on July 16 to 17, 2023 .


The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on July 12 from 1 pm until closing time.
We thank you for your understanding.

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

Period: July 19 – September 4, 2023

Date due
Undergraduate studentsTuesday, September 19, 2023
Graduate students: Books for StudyTuesday, September 19, 2023
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.

As of July 11, 2023, the problem has been restored.

As of July 5, 2023, there is a problem with the search box (HERMES-Search) and advanced search button on the top page of the library website. When accessing from outside the campus, the search (result) screen of HERMES-Search may not be displayed correctly.

We are currently working on restoring the system. If the screen does not display properly, please access from the campus network or from here without going through the remote access system (Some search results are limited).

Please note that e-journal / e-book List and Database List are available. Please click here for details.

We will shoot a video inside the library as follows.

[Date] Monday, July 3, 2023 9am – noon
[Place] Library Main Building, Periodicals Annex and Reading Room

  • This is a video shoot for the Open Campus 2023. 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.

20,000 academic ebooks from 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:  Oxford Scholarship Online
 ※Please log in to “Hitotsubashi Authentication System Single Sign-On" when accessing from off-campus.

Available titles are listed under “Find out more>Browse all books in this collection" on the above site.