Institute of Medical Science Library
Shirokanedai campus

Institute of Medical Science Library


Institute of Medical Science Building No.1, 4th floor 


  • Weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Service counter closed from 12:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
  • Members of IMSUT can enter the library 24 hours a day.

Closing Days

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays 

Eligibility for use of library

  1. Persons affiliated with The University of Tokyo : faculty members, graduate students, university personnel.
  2. Persons from outside The University of Tokyo: alumni, others

Requirements for admission to library

  • Members of IMS : None
  • Non-members : Please contact us by e-mail, FAX, or phone.

Requirements for reading in library

  • Procedures : None
  • Hours : Same as regular library hours


  • Eligibility : Persons affiliated with University of Tokyo
  • Requirements : Library card (Your Student/Staff ID card)
  • Materials not available for borrowing : Reserved books (Call no. : T), reference books (Call no. : R), and unbound periodicals.
  • Number of books and length of borrowing period :Members of IMS : books 5 (1 week) / journals 8 (1 day)
  • Persons from other faculties or institutions within the university : books : 5 (1 week)
  • Other information on borrowing : Library materials may not be borrowed by persons from outside University of Tokyo.

Intra-university delivery service

  • Available


  • Photocopying permitted/not permitted : Permitted
  • Photocopiers available/not available : Not available (copier available only for university expense)

Procedures for photocopying : 

  • Members of IMS : For details, please ask at the IMSUT Library
  • Members of IMS and Non-members : For details, please contact us by e-mail, FAX, or phone.
  • Materials for which photocopying is prohibited : None
  • Intra-university photocopying service : Both order and accept.

Other information

  • User guide : Institute of Medical Science Library User Guide(PDF)

[ update : 2017.6.26 ]

Institute of Medical Science Building No.1, 4th floor
4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639
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