Historiographical Institute Library
Hongo campus

Historiographical Institute Library

In Historiographical Institute (HI) Library's Reading Room, users can access our historical materials collections and books and journals related to Japanese pre-modern history.

The library is open to university members and the general public as well.


Most of our collections are located in the closed stacks accessible to staff only. Users can request items via reservation form in advance.

Reference books and some duplications of manuscripts are on the open shelves in the Reading Room.

All materials are for use within the library's reading room.


The library's reading room has some seats and space for valuable materials. There are also user terminals for searching library materials and viewing digitalized historical materials, a microfilm reader, and a copying machine (available for published materials only).


[ update : 2022.6.7 ]

Historigraphical Institute, Third floor
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
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