How to use the Carrel (For researchers, reservation required)

The carrel could be used by reservation.
For students, please go to the page.

Eligible Users (Fulfilling the conditions below)

1.Requires the stack materials for limited continuous periods or certain amount.
2.Those who are any of the following statuses
 (1)Graduate Students / Faculty of U Tokyo members who are registered to UTokyo Library System
 (2)Emeritus of the University of Tokyo
 (3)External researchers who are certified by a professor or associate professor of University of Tokyo(*)

(*)To prevent spreading the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the admission to the general library is limited to UTokyo members only.  Please wait momentarily until the service begins.


Fill out the application form and send it by e-mail or submit to the B1F counter at the General Library by three business days before the desired date of use (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and closed days).

Appricable materials

Stack materials and Automated Storage materials

Available period

  • Up to 14 days
  • 7 days waiting period is required to make next reservation.

Available hours

From 9:00 to 30 minutes before closing hours.

  Weekdays Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays 
Standard Term 9:00 - 22:00 9:00 - 18:30
August and March 9:00 - 20:30 9:00 - 16:30

How to use

  • Receive the key and the materials that you have reserved from the staff.
  • The first time to use the carrel, please come to the B1F counter between 9:00 and 5:00 on weekdays when the library is open to have an instructions.