Important Notice: COVID-19 update (October 20, 2021)
For UTokyo members: Reservation required. For details, please refer to this page.
For Non-members of UTokyo: Reservation required. For details, please refer to this page
Requests for permission to publish or broadcast, and requests for duplication are acceptable. For details, please refer to this page.
Procedures for issuing library cards have been changed from January 2021.
For more information.
We require a prior reservation for visiting the Reading Room due to renovation for COVID-19 prevention.
Visiting the Library
Please click on the button below to go to the appropriate page, read the instructions, and make a reservation.
Click here for students, faculty and professor emeritus of The University of Tokyo
Click here for non-members of UTokyo. (Including UTokyo alumni, former faculty and staff.)
Non-members of UTokyo
*Procedures for issuing library cards have been changed from January 2021. Prior submission of an application form for using HI Library (for the general public) is no longer required.
We are open the following dates from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Please select your preferred date and time on the reservation form to make a reservation.
*Reservations will be accepted approximately one week in advance.
- 1st (Fri)
- 4th (Mon)
- 7th (Thu)
- 8th (Fri)
- 11th (Mon)
- 14th (Thu)
- 15th (Fri)
- 18th (Mon)
- 21st (Thu)
- 22nd (Fri)
- 25th (Mon)
- 28th (Thu)
- 29th (Fri)
*Please check the reservation form for the latest information.
- 1st (Mon)
- 4th (Thu)
- 5th (Fri)
- 8th (Mon)
- 11th (Thu)
- 12th (Fri)
- 15th (Mon)
- 18th (Thu)
- 19th (Fri)
- 22nd (Mon)
- 25th (Thu)
- 26th (Fri)
- 29th (Mon)
*We will announce the opening day in December as soon as it is decided.
Please note that HI Library may be closed without prior notice based on
the policies of UTokyo.
Please understand this in advance.
If the reserved date is suddenly closed, we will contact you individually to inform you of the closure.
3rd Floor, Historiographical Institute, The University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)
Our measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19
- Installation of alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Periodic cleaning and disinfection of common areas
- Limiting the number of seats and terminals to ensure proper social distancing
- Our staff take their temperature, frequently wash their hands, and wear masks.
- Placement of partitions on the service counter
Ventilation by ventilation systems. (For protecting our materials, we do not leave the door and the windows open.)