Update June 15
In compliance with the government’s request, we regret to announce that we will suspend the following library services as a measure against the further spreading of the Novel Coronavirus infections (COVID-19).
The Main Library
- Temporary Closure – 【from April 8 】
- Change on opening hours – 【from June 15】
- Monday : 1pm – 4pm
- Tuesday-Friday : 10am – 12pm, 1pm-4pm
- Saturday : Closed
- Suspension on library services – 【from June 15】
- Admission to the library is limited to Tokyo University members only.
- The reading desks and rooms are unavailable.
- The access to the stack will be limited to library staff only. The materials in the stack will be served by library staff.⇒Order Form
* Check-in/out and receiving reserved materials are available.
The Resources and Historical Collections Office (Shiryo-shitsu)
- Temporary Closure – 【from March 26】
These measures may be changed depending on how the situation goes.
Please check our website and twitter to stay informed of any further changes.
The Main Library (Service Section) :
Resources and Historical Collections Office (Shiryo-shitsu) :
In compliance with the government’s request, we regret to announce that we will cancel the special exhibition on March 17, Traces of Reading: Hand-Written notes in Adam Smith’s Library as a measure against the further spreading of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019).
We apologize for any inconvenience and we appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
We organize the Special Exhibition in commemoration of the 120th Anniversary of The Library of Economics, The University of Tokyo and the 100th Anniversary of Adam Smith’s Library.
This exhibition is also concurrently held with the International Adam Smith Society Tokyo Conference (15th-17th March 2020) at our Faculty.
【Special Exhibition】Traces of Reading : Hand-writing notes in Adam Smith’s Library
Date: 17th March 2020 Tue 11:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Kojima Conference Room in the Economic Research Annex (Kojima Hall), Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo
Host: The Library of Economics and the Resources and Historical Collections Office, Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo
Main exhibit (If you click titles, you can browse digital archives.)
・Antiquities & scenery of the north of Scotland : in a series of letters to Thomas Pennant, Esqr.
・Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth, ecclesiasticall and civill
・A treatise of human nature : being an attempt to introduce the experimental method of reasoning into moral subjects
We change the times of stack services from July 18, 2017.
9am – 11:55am, 12:50pm – 7:45pm
(befor the change / 9am – 11:45am, 13:00pm – 7:45pm)
・Start of Summer Holidays – 31st Aug. / Winter Holidays
9am – 11:55am, 12:50pm – 4:45pm
(befor the change / 9am – 11:45am, 13:00pm – 4:45pm)
UTokyo WiFi Service is started at the 3F reading room and the group study room in the library from 1st March, 2017.
Please see the website below how to use UTokyo WiFi.
You can use both UTokyo WiFi and utroam in the library until the end of academic year 2016.
*utroam is fully ended 31st March, 2017.
The renewal of CiNii is underway. Withdrawal of the services
shown below is scheduled.
Withdrawal of services
・CiNii Institutional Fixed-price Service
・CiNii Individual ID and CiNii Site License Individual ID
・Pay Per View
March 31, 2017 (tentative date)
Search for academic information of articles by CiNii Articles and
Search for books and journal information from holding libraries by
CiNii Books are continued.
If you cannot find article PDFs on CiNii Articles after April 2017,
please use the paper versions of the journals.
In such cases, click the icon of “UTokyo Article Link” on the result
page of CiNii Articles to show the link to UTokyo OPAC.
CiNiiサービス変更のお知らせ / The change in CiNii services (2016.12.22)
Please see the page of “Guide to Micro Film Preservation for Libraries, Museums and Archives” on the UTokyo Repository.
This leaflet is one of the outcomes of the reserarch; JSPS KAKENHI (Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research B) 15H02786.
Because it is made inappropriate public security key by some users, to stop the operation of the SSID “utroam” of the web authentication method in 4/28 (Thursday) 17:00. utroam user please do the transition to an SSID “utroam-1x” so far.
utroam-1x user is not required configuration changes. It should be noted that the change of the reissue and the connection settings associated with it of utroam account, please go as usual until 4/30.
Further information is below.
http://utroam.nc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ (oncampus access only)
From 1st April 2016, main library opening hours change according to the revision of the rules for use of the Library of Economics.
Weekdays: 9 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Start of Summer Holidays – 31st August
Weekdays: 9 am – 5 pm
Weekdays: 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Main library will be open for regular weekday hours(9 am – 8 pm) on national holidays when classes/exams are scheduled.
Further information, Please see the main library hours.