Use of the Library

What should I do if I forgot my ID/library card to enter the library?

Students of Komaba Campus should present your certificate of enrollment. It can be issued through automatic certificate-issuing machine on the 1th floor of the administration building.
All others, or when the administration building is closed, please ask at the library counter. We will confirm your registration information and you can enter the library.
*You can NOT borrow the books if you do not have your ID/library card.

Where is the dictionary in the library?

Reference books such as dictionaries and encyclopedias can be found in the reference books section on the 2nd floor and the B1 floor. Dictionaries that are frequently used such as English-Japanese dictionaries and Japanese dictionaries are lined up on shelves near the reading seats on each floor. Please use that as well. Reference books cannot be borrowed or taken out of the library so that many people can use them.


Do you have extensive reading books in English?

There is no holding in the library, but some are available as e-books (for members of the University of Tokyo only). Please see past news page for more details.


How can I use the materials held by the department libraries in Komaba I Campus?

How can I transfer and borrow the materials from other libraries in the University of Tokyo?

How can I transfer copy of materials from other libraries in the University of Tokyo?

How can I use other university libraries?

What should I do if I lost something in the library?

Please ask at the counter or contact to User Service Section.


What do I do when I want to donate books?

Please contact the Komaba Library Monograph Section, Weekdays 9:00 – 17:00.
Academic books are accepted.
We would like to ask for your understanding that there are cases when we are not able to accept your donation in cases, for example, when the library already has that book, or that book is novel or essay.

What should I do if I want to use materials of the Komaba Library for publication, broadcasting, exhibition, etc.?

Please see this page for details.



Connecting to the Network in the library

You can connect your own device to the network.
Members of the University of Tokyo can use the network.
Please see Connecting to the Network page for details.



Is there a place where I can eat and drink in the library?

The lounge on the 1st floor is the only place where you can eat and drink in the library.
At the reading seat, only drinks in closed containers are allowed.


What should I do if I do not know how to use the computer and the printer in the Media Park?

There are ECCS terminals and printers in the media park.
ECCS terminals can only be used by members of the University of Tokyo.
Please see Media Park (ECCS terminals and printers) page for details.


What is the title of the music that plays when the library is closed?

The title is “Shannon's Lullaby”.
It seems that it is recorded in BGM library "MQL02 PRO EDITION" of MUSI-Q.