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update: 2018/4/3


NONE! This guide is for menbers of IMSUT, not for non-members. If you are a member of other faculty of the University of Tokyo, a member of other university, or the public, please click here and read "Library guide for non-member of IMSUT" before you come to the IMSUT Library.

How to use the IMSUT Library

Location/Contact information

On the Shirokane Campus.
First Builiding, on the 4th flooriCampus mapj

Contact information

Mail: change "" to "@", when you send a e-mail)
TEL: +81-3-5449-5226, ext.75226 @FAX: +81-3-5449-5404

Weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Service counter closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)

*Members of IMSUT can enter the library 24 hours a day.

In order to use 24 hour a day, please fill in the application form and submit it to the IMSUT Library office.
Download applications[Application form for the After hours use]
Location of materials
On the search result of UT OPAC, if you find that "Location" is "IMS", the material is belonging to the IMSUT Library.
But, the IMSUT Library will transfer the majority of the materials that we had in the past to other libraries within the university.
The targeted materials cannnot be used until all the procedures are completed. We apologize for any inconvenience, but please understand.

"Temporary transferred. Not available" cannot use materials.
Please bring the material that you would like to borrow to the counter, and present your student/faculty ID card.
The volumes and period of borrowing period:
* Books: 5 vols, 1 week
* Journals: 8 vols, 1 day
Materials not available for borrowing: Reference books and unbound periodicals.

Renewals: Books may be renewed for another 1 week only once if they are not reserved by another user.
How to extend the loan period

Return books to the library. Or, please use the book drop on the 2nd floor of the 1st. blds.
To use the machine, you need the Xerox copy card of your laboratory.
(Limited to your laboratory's expenses. Paying at the private expense is impossible.)

You can photocopy library materials within the limit given by the Japanese copyright law.
When you photocopy the materials, please fill in the "Application for photocopying" set by the copying machine.
PC/Network(Wireless connection)
You need "UTokyo WiFi" account.
Account acquisition, about the connection, please check below.
About "UTokyo WiFi"
Group study room
Please check below.
How to use the Group Study Room

How to use the other library

To use libraries on the other campus / To request for photocopying or borrowing materials
To use libraries on the other campus or to request for borrowing materials, your student/faculty ID card must be registered.
For registering, please fill in following application form and submit it to the library office.
When you want the renewal procedure, you do so.
Download applications [Application form to Pass to Library of the University of Tokyo] [PDF]

*For Graduate students
If you are researching at IMSUT but you belong to other fuculty the UT, you can receive the books you need at the IMSUT Library. Please ask Library staff.
How to visit the other library directly
Please check below.
How to visit the other library directly
Request services : ILL(Intra/Inter-Library Loan)
Please check below.
Request services : ILL
Library manners

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