Chiyoda Campus Library

The Chiyoda Campus Library is located on the 5th floor of the National Center of Sciences.
The library has about 20,000 materials and about 60 reading seats.
*Currently, the number of reading seats is limited. Please see the indications.
Students, faculty and staff of Hitotsubashi University may use the library regardless of whether they belong to the Chiyoda Campus or not.
Please also check the notices posted at the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus) before using the library.

Please refrain from entering the library if you are unwell, such as fever, cough, feeling lethargic, or loss of smell and taste.

Using the Library

Hitotsubashi University Members

Faculty and StaffBring your Faculty/Staff ID Card.
StudentsBring your Student ID Card.


AlumniBring your Special User ID (A or B) of Hitotsubashi University Library.
If you would like to create a new one, please click here.
Students, Faculty, Staff or ResearchersPlease contact us by email before your visit.
Bring your ID from your institution.
OthersPlease contact us by email before your visit.
Bring your ID(document to verify your identity).

Counter Business Hours

Quarter(Weekdays)13:15 – 16:00 ,17:00 – 20:15
Break(Weekdays)11:30 – 14:30 ,15:30 – 18:30
  • Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and the New Year’s and Christmas holidays (December 27-January 4).
  • The library may be temporarily closed.
  • Please see the file below for the annual schedule. *Japanese ONLY

Using Library Materials


Click here to see the number of books available for loan, loan period, etc.

  • The number of books checked out is the total of the number of books in the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus).
  • You can check out and return books using the self-checkout machine.
  • Periodicals in the Chiyoda Campus Library cannot be checked out.
  • Hitotsubashi University faculty, staff, and students may request materials from the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus) via HERMES-Catalog or MyLibrary (except for materials that are not available for loan). Materials are usually sent out twice a week (Monday and Thursday).


Photocopy of Chiyoda Campus Materials

A card-operated photocopier is available for graduate students (for library materials ONLY).
Copyright laws must be observed.
If you do not have a graduate student photocopy card, library staff will make photocopies. (university members: 20 yen/sheet, non-university members: 40 yen/sheet)

Photocopy Delivery Service

Hitotsubashi University faculty, staff, and students may request photocopies from the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus) via MyLibrary. They are usually sent out twice a week (Monday and Thursday).


Materials checked out from the Chiyoda Campus Library may also be returned to the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus).
Materials checked out from the Main Library (Kunitachi Campus) may also be returned to the Chiyoda Campus Library.
To return materials by mail, please follow the instructions below.

  • Please use a method that is traceable. (e.g., courier, Letter Pack)
  • Please wrap books in a plastic bag to prevent rain or water damage.
  • You are responsible for shipping costs.

The mailing address is as follows;
Hitotsubashi University Chiyoda Campus Library
National Center of Sciences 5F, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8439
*Please write “Returned Books" if the name of the item can be written.

Using e-resources

Some electronic resources are available from off-campus. Click here for details.

Using Theses

To find out how to search for master’s theses, click here.

Chiyoda Campus Library Regulations

*Japanese ONLY


Contact Us

Chiyoda Campus Library
Hitotsubashi University
National Center of Sciences, 5F
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-8439, JAPAN

Phone: 03-4212-3014
E-mail: cyd-lib-ml<at> " <at> " with “@".)


Please refer to this page.