The computer area on the 1st floor will be unavailable due to routine maintenance on October 13 from 1pm until closing time.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

We are pleased to announce that the following e-resources are now available for trial.

Japan Market Share Encyclopedia Online
Share data for approximately 750 items in the “Japan Market Share Encyclopedia" published by Yano Research Institute is available by PDF format. The online version also includes unique company data, where the market share pages have been redesigned for each company. (Data from the 2008 edition to the 2021 edition is available for reference.)
※When accessing the site from off-campus, some browsers seem to have problems. If you are unable to access the site, please try using a different browser.

Trial period:-October 31, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

America’s Historical Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
It is a collection of historical documents of early American publications. This database contains nearly every publication published in the U.S. over the past 160 years as a important source for research on various aspects of 17th- and 18th-century America: Bibles, sermons, poems, novels, speeches, textbooks, recipes, maps, advertisements, catalogs, contracts, treaties, laws, travelogues, Opera, travelogues, etc.

Trial period:-October 31, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection: Expanded (Humanities and Social Sciences Collection)
It is a collection of humanities and social sciences journal titles published by Duke University Press. 57 titles are accessible.

Trial period:- December 30, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

EMIS Emerging Markets, Industries, and Companies Information Database
A database of global economic reports in Emerging countries, including data from statistical research organizations such as CEIC.
Trial period has been extended to 12/30/2021.

Introduction of EMIS (video site)
EMIS usage guide(English) (video site)
EMIS usage guide(Japanese) (video site)

Trial period:-December 30, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

EBSCOhost
Database of primary sources provided by EBSCO.
The database is provided by EBSCO. The contents you can access listed below.

Trial period: Please check as it differs for each database.
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

  • Academic Search Ultimate
    A database of articles covering all academic disciplines. Contains the full text of about 12,000 journals.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • Business Source Ultimate
    This database contains more than 5,100 full texts, centered on top-ranked journals in the fields of business, economy, and management.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • Sociology Source Ultimate
    This database contains full-text information on academic materials in sociology and related fields. It contains indexes and abstracts of about 6,000 journals in sociology and related fields, of which more than 1,300 full-text journals can be browsed.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • Music Index with Full Text
    Music Index with Full Text covers all aspects of music, from classical to popular, including full text of approximately 180 journal titles from over 30 countries, as well as reviews of performances, recordings and videos.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Academic Collection
    It consists of about 200,000 e-book titles published by major publishers and university presses, covering a wide variety of academic fields.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Business Collection
    This is a collection of approximately 17,000 titles specializing in the field of business and economics.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Clinical Collection
    The collection contains approximately 3,400 titles of a wide variety of e-books selected for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries, and academic/medical institutions.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Education Collection
    This collection of approximately 3,500 titles supports the information needs of students and faculty in the field of education.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook EngineeringCore Collection
    This collection is useful for those who want to broaden their knowledge of the engineering industry for decision support, product design facilitation, and industry best practice. Contains approximately 6,000 titles.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook History Collection
    The collection consists of approximately 13,000 titles in the field of history and supports the information needs of students and faculty in history. Titles range from introductory-level books, such as those used in undergraduate courses, to more complex and detailed books for researchers.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook ITCore Collection
    This collection is useful for those who want to broaden their knowledge of the IT industry for decision support, communication of product design information, and promotion of industry best practices. Contains approximately 1,200 titles.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Nursing Collection
    The collection consists of approximately 700 titles, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice (EBP) manuals, handbooks and professional books that focus on the information needs of the nursing field to provide better care.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • eBook Religion Collection
    This collection of approximately 7,100 titles supports the information needs of students and faculty in the study and research of religious studies. It covers a wide range of subjects in the field of religious studies that are useful for users to explore religious beliefs, New Year, cultural systems, and worldviews.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021
  • University Press WW Collection
    This is a collection of approximately 25,000 titles published by more than 90 renowned university presses around the world. From basic introductory-level texts to high-level research materials, the collection includes titles for users.
    90 days from October 1, 2021
  • 和書eBooks
    Approximately 13,000 Japanese titles, ranging from general books to academic books.
    Trial period:- December 31, 2021

Oxford Journals Collection (Full Collection)
It is a package of electronic journals published by Oxford University Press. Access to 350 titles of journals in all fields.

Trial period:- November 30, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive, Database over Slavery and Abolition
An electronic resource containing 5.4 million pages of materials including books, newspapers, magazines, and manuscripts on slavery, the slave trade, and emancipation in the United States and other countries from 1550s to 1980s.

Trial period:-October 31, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

UC Press Journals (Humanities and Social Sciences Collection)
UC Press Journals (collection of humanities and social sciences): Access to about 38 titles published by the University of California Press.

Trial period:-October 31, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

Wiley Edvantage
You can access approximately 6,000 titles of ebook, including Wiley’s famous textbook.
You can use it by creating and logging in an account.
Printing and PDF files can not be downloaded.

Trial period:-2021/12/31
*Simultaneous access per title: 3
*Simultaneous Access Title per user: 3 (2 days of lending period)
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

■Korea Joong Ang Daily Web Edition (Trial Cancelled)
The trial of the web version of the Korean daily newspaper “Korea Joong Ang Daily" (scheduled to start on Oct. 1), which was advertised at the entrance of the library and other places, will no longer be conducted.

The Wall Street Journal

This is the electronic version of The Wall Street Journal published by Dow Jones & Company. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones and is available in English, Japanese, and Chinese.

How to apply for The Wall Street Journal

  • For trial use, please apply from this web form.
  • For details, please refer to How to Access.(Japanese ONLY)
  • Trial period: October 4, 2021 – October 31, 2021
    Please note that the first 100 people are available, so the application may be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.

*As of 16:00, October 14, 2021, we have confirmed that the access problem of the database has been resolved. You can use it from within the university.

As of 15:45, October 1, 2021, there is a problem with the access to the database CNKI.

We have asked the provider to work on the recovery, but it is expected to take some time.
As a countermeasure during the work, we have received a temporary account from the agency for our university, which can be used for a limited period of time from Oct. 1 to Oct. 7, 2021. Please refer to the “図書館からのお知らせ" (Japanese only) after logging in to MyLibrary for the account and access method.
*The expiration date of the temporary account has been extended to 2021/10/15 [updated on 2021/10/11].

In addition, the phenomenon that the CNKI top page cannot be accessed from the campus continues. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your cooperation.

Until now, we have not sent out regular reminders to faculty and staff for overdue materials that have no reservation.
Since there is a problem of not being aware that the materials are overdue for a long period of time, we will start regular reminders to faculty and staff as follows.

  • If you have overdue materials, we will send a reminder e-mail every Monday at 12:00, regardless of whether or not they have reservation from others.
  • If you have overdue materials with reservation from others, we will send reminder e-mail daily as before.

Start date: October 4, 2021

Please inquire at the library counter for the procedure to extend the return date.
(Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or contact us by e-mail)

In addition, we have set the reminder email sent three days before the due date to “Receive" for all faculty and staff members. If you would like to change your e-mail address or do not need to receive reminder e-mails, please change your settings via MyLibrary.

If you are unable to use MyLibrary and would like to change your settings, please contact the library counter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Due to Typhoon No. 16, opening hours of library might change on October 1.

  1. If the morning classes are cancelled
    The library will be temporarily closed from the regular opening time until 1:00 p.m.
  2. If the afternoon classes are cancelled
    The library will be temporarily closed from 1:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  3. If after 4th period classes are cancelled
    The library will be temporarily closed from 3:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  4. If after 5th period classes are cancelled
    The library will be temporarily closed from 5:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.

cf. 自然災害による全学休講措置等について (Japanese ONLY)

Thank you for your cooperation.

“BELL” No.203 and No.204, a University Library public relations magazine, has been issued.

Newsletter BELL

Due to Typhoon No. 14, opening hours of library might change on September 18-19.

  1. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City as of 7:00 a.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from the regular opening time until 1:00 p.m.
  2. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City as of 11:00 a.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 1:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  3. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City at 1:00 p.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 3:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.
  4. If an alarm is issued in Kunitachi City at 3:00 p.m.
    The library will be temporarily closed from 5:00 p.m. to the regular closing time.

cf. 土日・祝日に警報等が発令された場合の附属図書館の開館、閉館について (Japanese ONLY)

Thank you for your cooperation.

Taylor & Francis eBooks now available. 

More than 100,000 eBooks from a variety of publishers are available, including Routledge for the humanities and social sciences, and CRC Press for the science and technology sector.
*All titles are available for a limited time including contents not contracted by the university.
*Titles in the trial are not available for download in PDF, but only for online viewing and printing.

Period: – December 31, 2021
*Off-campus access is available.
*For remote access, please go to Remote Access.

We will shoot a video inside the library as follows.

[Date] Tuesday, September 7, 2021 11:00 – 12:00

  • This is a video shoot for the IKKYOSAI 2021. This video will be published on the web.
  • 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.