Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology / Faculty of Letters Library
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Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology / Faculty of Letters Library


Location

Bldg. 3 Library: Faculty of Letters Building 3 , Basement 

Bldg. 2 Library: Faculty of Law and Letters Building 2 , 4th floor


Service Hours

Bldg. 3 Library:

  • Weekdays 9:00-21:00 *Non-members of UTokyo, weekdays 9:00-17:00
  • Spring and summer holidays 9:00-17:00
  • Saturdays 10:00-18:00 (Members of UTokyo ONLY)

Bldg. 2 Library:

  • Weekdays 9:00-17:00

Closing Days

Bldg. 3 Library:

  • Sundays, national holidays, New Year holidays, the University entrance examination period, Saturdays during spring and summer holidays, the 4th Wednesday (9:00-13:00) 

Bldg. 2 Library:

  • Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, New Year holidays, the University entrance examination period, the 4th Wednesday (9:00-13:00)
  • Library hours and days are subject to change. Please check Library Calendar on website for the latest information.

Main holdings

  • Bldg. 3 Library: Part of collections , Note : Most collections are owned by each laboratory.
  • Bldg. 2 Library: Journals (mainly back numbers), doctoral dissertations, reference books

Eligibility and requirements for admission to the Libraries

Members of UTokyo

  • Eligibility : Faculty members, graduate students, undergraduate students and university personnel
  • Requirements : Present a student/faculty ID card or the University of Tokyo library pass. 

Non-members of UTokyo

  • Eligibility : Alumni, persons affiliated with other universities and other visitors
  • Requirements : Present an ID card and fill out a visitor's form at a service counter. 
  • If you are a non-member, you need to inquire beforehand via your organization whether materials you'd like to browse are available.
  • If you don't belong to any organizations, contact us via email or fax.
  • Alumni are admitted to the Libraries with a library pass.

Requirements for reading in the Libraries

  • Bldg. 3 Library : None
  • Bldg. 2 Library : Fill out a form when browsing doctoral dissertations and microfilms.

 

  • Most collections are owned by laboratories and locations vary. Check such as a call number about locations.
  • [Example]
  1.   Materials with a label "3号館"--- Bldg. 3
  2.   Materials which show "Let.Lib" on OPAC--- Bldg. 2
  3.   Materials which show "Let.xx" on OPAC--- Each laboratory
  • Reading hours : Same as regular library hours

Eligibility and requirements for borrowing

Members of UTokyo ONLY

  • Eligibility : Faculty members, graduate students, undergraduate students, and university personnel
  • Researchers, professors emeriti, former full-time teachers of Faculty of Letters, and those who are allowed by the Library are also eligible.
  • Non-members of UTokyo are NOT permitted to borrow books.
  • Requirements : Present a student/faculty ID card or the University of Tokyo library pass.
  • Materials NOT available for borrowing : Reference books, doctoral dissertations and other designated materials
  • Maximum number of books, materials and period : Bldg. 3 Library;10 books/1 month , Bldg. 2 Library;3 materials/1 week
  • Hours : Same as regular library hours

Intra-university delivery service

  • Available

Photocopying

  • Photocopying permitted/not permitted : Permitted
  • Photocopiers available/not available : Available
  • Pre-paid photocopying machine and coin-operated photocopying machine (1,000-yen bill is available) 
  • Procedures for photocopying : Fill out an application form. Note : Copying is restricted under the Copyright Law.
  • Photocopying materials such as rare books and seriously damaged books are prohibited.
  • Photocopying hours : Same as regular library hours
  • Cost per sheet copied : Black and white 10 yen , color 50 yen
  • Intra-university photocopying service : Available
  • Pre-paid cards issued by Faculty of Letters photocopy center are only available. Cards issued by CO-OP cannot be used.
  • Pre-paid cards are available at a vending machine in Bldg. 3 Library (1,000-yen bill is only available), and in the Faculty of Letters photocopy center.
  • Ask us at a service desk if you wish to photocopy such as microfilms, doctoral dissertations and electronic journals.

Other information

  • Alumni are admitted to the Libraries with a library pass.
  • Browsing hour is the same as the member and others are the same as the non-members.
  • Return Books in a green BOOK RETURN BOX located at the Faculty of Law and Letters Bldg. 2, 1st floor when the Libraries are closed.

[ update : 2017.1.31 ]

Bldg. 3 Library: Faculty of Letters Building 3 Basement
Bldg. 2 Library: Faculty of Law and Letters Building 2 4th floor
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
TEL
03-5841-3718
FAX
03-5841-3820
E-mail
service@l.u-tokyo.ac.jp
UTokyo WiFi
Available
ECCS terminals
Not Available (NA)