Restrictions to prevent spreading the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)


To prevent spreading the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the service of the General Library, the University of Tokyo is partly limited as below.


   Terms: From 23/3/2020 (Mon.) until further notice

For visitors

  • Admission to the library is limited to UTokyo members (including graduates and retired faculty and staff) only.
  • No public viewing.

For users who have library card

  • Windows are kept open at some area in the Main building.
  • Public viewing led by UTokyo member or alumni is also restricted.
  • When you use the library, please note as following:
    • If you are concerning about your physical condition, please refrain from entering the library.
    • Wash your hand as often as you could with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • Cough etiquette must be strictly applied, cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.


Limitation for usage of the Library Plaza

  • The usage of the Library Plaza (General Library Annex) is limited as below:
    • Conversation is restricted.
    • Further reservation for the oval tables is suspended.