Graduate Students/Faculty Staff of Other Universities/Research Institutes

※To prevent spreading the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the admission to the general library is limited to UTokyo members only. Please check"【Important】Changing of Services Regarding the Komaba Library Response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease" page for further information.


If you are a faculty staff/graduate student of a university/research institute other than the University of Tokyo, you will be able to use the library as written below.
Please visit the library, while having checked the materials that can be used, visitor’s application, and service hours.

Materials That Can Be Used

You will be able to read/photocopy materials stored in the Komaba Library. The materials have the location of "Komaba.lib.**" on OPAC .

  • Materials that have the location of "CAS.**" (for example "CAS.For.Lang.", "CAS.Soc.Intl.Study" etc.), are stored in the departments in the Komaba Campus. The conditions and the way to use the materials in the departments differ from Komaba Library. For the details, please see "Materials Held by Departments in Komaba I Campus".
  • The locations of the materials in the Storage Stack start with "Komaba.Lib.Stor.", "Komaba.Lib.Stor-Large.", "Komaba.Lib.Stor-Ref.", "Komaba.Lib/Ichiko-Bunko". For the details, please see "Using Materials in the Storage Stack Room".
  • The location of the rare materials is "Komaba.Lib.Rare." If you would like to read rare books, you will need to make a pre-application. For the details, please see "Reading Rare Materials".
  • When there are words such as "on loan" or "on missing absent material" in the "Status" column, you cannot use the material.

Visitor’s Application

  • If you are a faculty staff/graduate student, please present your staff ID/student ID that has been issued by your university/research institute.
  • If you don't have the ID, please present your identification (insurance card, driving license, etc.), and the "Certificate of Employment/Enrollment" of your university/research institute or the "reference letter" issued by the university/research institute library.
  • We also ask you to fill in the application form at the counter.

Service Hours

You will be able to use the services during library hours.

For closed dates and library hours, please see the Library Calendar.