Science Library
Hongo campus

Science Library

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Hongo Campus:

Science Library

  • Weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • For members: Weekdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Library of Chemistry

  • Weekdays from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • For members: Weekdays from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM              

Closing Days

  • Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, New Year's holidays and Library Maintenance Days (the last weekday of every month)
  • Library closed on other days as required.
  • The Library Calendar has appeared in Science Library's Web site.

Eligibility for use of library
Persons affiliated with UTokyo

  • Faculty members, Graduate students, Undergraduate students, and Administrative staff

Persons from outside UTokyo

  • Alumni, others

Requirements for admission to library

  • Persons affiliated with UTokyo: Hold your student/faculty ID card over the card reader at the entrance gate.
  • Persons from outside UTokyo: Fill in the entering procedure form at the service desk on the day.

Requirements for reading in library

  • Procedures : None (except materials in closed stacks)
  • Hours : Same as regular library hours



  • Eligibility: Persons affiliated with UTokyo
  • Requirements: Users must present the University ID Card or a library pass.
  • Materials not available for borrowing: Reference books, thesis and rare books.
  • Restriction volumes: Books; 5vols. / Journals; 10vols.
  • Length of borrowing term: Books; 2 weeks / Periodicals; 1 day


Intra-university delivery service

  • Available


  • Photocopying permitted/not permitted : Permitted (only for public expense)
  • Photocopiers available/not available : Available (only for public expense)
  • Procedures for photocopying : Fill out an application form
  • Materials for which photocopying is prohibited : Deteriorated materials and other designated materials
  • Intra-university photocopying service: Both order and accept available

[ update : 2022.4.25]

Science Library: Faculty of Science Bldg. 1 (Area E), third floor
Library of Chemistry: Faculty of Science Chemistry Bldg., fourth floor
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Bldg.1: 03-5841-4029 , Chemistry Bldg.: 03-5841-4325
UTokyo WiFi:
ECCS terminals:
Not Available (NA)