Graduate Schools for Law and Politics / Center for Modern Japanese Legal and Political Documents (Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko)
Hongo campus

Graduate Schools for Law and Politics / Faculty of Law Center for Modern Japanese Legal and Political Documents

(Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko) 


Hongo Campus : Beside Historiographical Institute Building, Basement


  • Weekdays from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Closing Days

  • Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, Inspection days, New Year's holidays and during University of Tokyo entrance examinations period Library may also be closed on other days as required.
  • For details : see Library website (Japanese only)

Eligibility for use of library

Persons affiliated with University of Tokyo

  • Faculty members, graduate students, undergraduate students and university personnel

Persons from outside University of Tokyo

  • Persons bearing a letter of introduction from the institution with which they are affiliated.
  • Persons non affiliated with any organizations, contact the library.

Requirements for admission to library

  • Persons wishing to gain admission to the library must present a student ID or personal identification and a letter of introduction.

Requirements for reading in library

  • Procedures : Books from the stacks must be requested at the service desk.
  • Hours for Call-Slip acceptance : 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM and from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Reading hours : 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM


  • Not available

Intra-university delivery service

  • Not available


  • Photocopying permitted/not permitted : Permitted
  • Photocopiers available/not available : Available (1 coin-operated machine)
  • Procedures for photocopying : Fill out an "Application for Photocopy" form.
  • Photocopying hours : 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Cost per sheet copied : 10yen / color 50yen 
  • Materials for which photocopying is prohibited : Damaged materials, original newspapers and rare books are available to make photographic reproduction only.
  • Note that the cost of photography and the available service may differ depending on the size of the photo paper.
  • Intra-university photocopying service : Not available

Other information

  • User guide : Guide to using Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko, the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics

[ update : 2017.8.17]

Beside Historiographical Institute Building , Basement
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
UTokyo WiFi:
ECCS terminals:
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