Medical Library
Hongo campus

Medical Library

The medical library is available only for members of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sci., and the University of Tokyo Hospital until further notice.


Location

Hongo Campus : Faculty of Medicine, Central Building


Hours

  • Weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Note: restricted to persons affiliated with The University of Tokyo, alumni, and former faculty members

Closed day

  • Sunday, holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, days of entrance examinations, library organized day (last weekday of the month, however, if the end of the month is Saturday or a holiday, it will be the day before.)
  • Additionally, the library may be temporarily closed for any circumstances. Please check the website of the medical library for the updated information.

Usage guide: For those who belong to the Faculty of Medicine and the University of Tokyo Hospital


Admission procedure

  • You can use the library with your IC student card/ID or a library card. You can fill out the library card at the information desk of the library.

Access to the materials in the library

  • Procedures to browse materials: Not necessary (Except materials in the archives room or rare books which require a prior inquiry. Please contact us by email for more details.)
  • Opening hours for access: Same as the Library opening hours

Photocopy materials

  • Whether copying is available: Available
  • Copying equipment: 1Coin-operated photocopying machine (black-and-white/color)
  • Procedures for photocopy: Submission of the prescribed copy application form.
  • Materials not available for copying: Rare books, or materials with significant deterioration.
  • Fee for copying: 10 yen for black-and-white, 50 yen for color (each copy)
  • Available time for copying: Same as the library opening hours

Borrowing materials

  • Eligible person: Faculty members, undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Procedures for borrowing: IC student card/ID, or a library card is required. (Unbound journals and some materials require a loan slip.)
  • Borrowing hours: Same as the library opening hours
  • Materials not available for borrowing: Reference books, rare books, thesis, and other materials which are designated as forbidden for borrowing.

The number of books and period for borrowing

  • Books・review articles: Up to 5/ 2 weeks
  • Journals: Up to 10/ that day
  • AV materials: Up to 5/ 2 weeks
  • Extension of return deadline: Up to 3 times for books, up to 1 time for AV materials. You can extend it from MyOPAC (It can be extended one week from the date of procedure.)
You cannot extend the return deadline if:
  • journals
  • someone has already reserved materials
  • after the deadline

Delivery service on the medical library materials (ILL service)
* The details of the service will depend on the conditions of the library which hold the materials.

  • Delivery service form other campus: Available
  • Ordering paper copies of materials from other department library: Available
  • Ordering PDF of materials from other department library: Available
  • Copies paid by public expense by visiting other department library: Not available
  • Delivery service on books and photocopy form out of school: Available
  • How to pay: Both public and private expense are available. (Please refer to the website of the medical library for more details.)

* Please contact us by email for more details.


Usage guide: For those who belong to other departments of the University of Tokyo


Admission procedure

  • You can use the library with your IC student card/ID or a library card. You can fill out the library card at the information desk of the library.

Access to the materials in the library

  • Procedures to browse materials: Not necessary (Except materials in the archives room or rare books which require a prior inquiry. Please contact us by email for more details.)
  • Opening hours for access: Same as the Library opening hours

Photocopy materials

  • Whether copying is available: Available
  • Copying equipment: 1Coin-operated photocopying machine (black-and-white/color)
  • Procedures for photocopy: Submission of the prescribed copy application form.
  • Materials not available for copying: Rare books, or materials with significant deterioration.
  • Fee for copying: 10 yen for black-and-white, 50 yen for color (each copy)
  • Available time for copying: Same as the library opening hours
  • Coping paid by public expense: Not available

Borrowing materials

  • Eligible person: Faculty members, undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Procedures for borrowing: IC student card/ID, or a library card is required. (Unbound journals and some materials require a loan slip.)
  • Borrowing hours: Same as the library opening hours
  • Materials not available for borrowing: Reference books, rare books, thesis, and other materials which are designated as forbidden for borrowing.

The number of books and period for borrowing

  • Books・review articles: Up to 5/ 2 weeks
  • Journals: Up to 10/ that day
  • AV materials: Up to 5/ 2 weeks
  • Extension of return deadline: Up to 3 times for books, up to 1 time for AV materials. You can extend it from MyOPAC (It can be extended one week from the date of procedure.)
You cannot extend the return deadline if:
  • journals
  • someone has already reserved materials
  • after the deadline

Delivery service on the medical library materials (ILL service)

  • Delivery service on the medical library materials: Available
Eligible person Targeted for materials Not delivery materials The number of books and period for borrowing
Undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members who belong to the Campus of Hongo, Yayoi, Komaba, Kashiwa, and Shirokane Materials available for borrowing Reference books, rare books, Journals, thesis, DVD, CD, the laboratory which hold the materials Up to 5/ 2 weeks
  • Delivery service on this medical library photocopy materials: Available
  Targeted for materials Fee for copying (each copy) Order from Hongo campus
Photocopy Books, Journals 20 yen for black-and-white
60 yen for color
Available
PDF Books, Journals 20 yen for black-and-white
20 yen for color
Available

* Materials not available for copying: Materials that is check out, rare books, or materials with significant deterioration
* Please contact your library for more details.


Usage guide: For those who are not UTokyo members or alumni


Admission procedure

  • Advance contact: Not necessary. No need to show an introduction letter or ID. However, please check in advance the materials status by UTokyo OPAC.
  • Admission procedure: You can use the library card (for alumni). Or you can fill out the library usage format for today.

Photocopy materials

  • Whether copying is available: Available
  • Copying equipment: 1 Coin-operated photocopying machine (black-and-white/color)
  • Procedures for photocopy: Submission of the prescribed copy application form.
  • Materials not available for copying: Rare books, or materials with significant deterioration.
  • Fee for copying: 10 yen for black-and-white, 50 yen for color (each copy)
  • Available time for copying: Same as the library opening hours. However, receipts are issued only form 10am to 12pm, or 1pm to 4:45pm on weekdays. You need to come to the photocopy service center at the building of Law & Let.2 for receiving receipts.

[ update : 2022.3.22 ]

Faculty of Medicine, Central Building
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
TEL:
03-5841-3667
FAX:
03-5841-8863
E-mail:
medlibs@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp
UTokyo WiFi:
Available
ECCS terminals:
Available