Important Notice (May 16, 2023)

・We require a prior reservation.
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.

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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

UTokyo members

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.

Library Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 9:30am - 4:45pm.

*Closed: Monday, Saturday, Sunday, National holidays, the 3rd Thursday of each month(except February and March), Collection Inventory Period, Summer holidays, New Year Holidays, Entrance examinations period.
*Library may also be closed temporarily.

Please select your preferred date and time on the reservation form to make a reservation.
*Reservations will be accepted approximately two week in advance.

■ Calendar

*Please check the reservation form for the latest information.

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.

Library Location

3rd Floor, Historiographical Institute, The University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)