Ask a Librarian


Our English and various language-speaking staff can answer your questions concerning the Tohoku University Library or the services we provide.
Also be sure to check the information in the menu to the left.

Video Chat (Google Hangouts)

Chat with our International Student Concierge staff!



Click the 'Start a Hangout' button above.
Then log in with your Google account and send an invite to tul.concierge(at)gmail.com (Substitute @ for (at)).

You can ask about, for example:
How to extend a loan
How to request an interlibrary loan
How to access an e-journal.

Available time:
Monday through Friday, 13:00-17:00.
Closed on weekends and holidays.

For detailed information on what language is available at what time, please check the calendar below. Also note that all our foreign staff can also speak both English and Japanese.

Call Us

We can answer your urgent questions by phone.
You reach us at:
  • 022-795-5935 (from within the country)
  • 0081-22-795-5935 (from abroad)

Available time:
Monday through Friday, 13:00-17:00.
Closed on weekends and holidays.

Online Reference Service

If you want to ask a question, please use the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Visit

The Tohoku University Library is located at:
  • 27-1 kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8576 JAPAN
Here you can find a concierge service on the main floor specializing in helping foreign students. They will answer any questions you may have concerning our library, resources and services.