Using the Library

For more details, Direction


For more details, Year Calendar

Open Hours
  • Counter hours 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • During student vacation 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • * For more details, After-hours use [Japanese]
Users Weekday Weekends/
Students from Aobayama-East campus * 7 a.m - 12 p.m. 7 a.m - 12 p.m.
Faculty members from Aobayama-East campus * 24 hours 24 hours

* Engineering / Information Science / Environmental Studies / Biomedical Engineering / Intl. Res. Inst. Disaster Science / Environment Conservation Center / New Industrial Creation Hatchery / Cyberscience / Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems / Res. Center for Rare Metal and Green Innovation / Micro System Integration Center
Closed Days
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays
  • Year end and New year holodays
  • *The library will be completely closed in year end and new year holidays.
  • *Changes will be announced on the notice board, website, etc.
Entering / Leaving

ID card or Library card is required.

If you don’t have any card or are unable to open the door, please call a library staff by using the intercom.

e.g. Cards e.g. cards

How to apply for a Library card
  • You can apply for a Library card by using Google Form "Engineering Library User Card Application Form". Or you can fill out the form at the Engineering Library counter.
  • Please bring something to confirm your identity, affiliation, and status.
Bring your own computer
  • You are permitted to bring and use your personal computer in the library.
Wireless Internet LAN
Notes on Use
  • Please take care of your valuables carefully.
  • Please refrain from talking on cell phones, as it may disturb other users.
Eating and Drinking
  • Eating and drinking are allowed in the entrance hall.
  • Only beverages in sealed containers, such as plastic bottles, may be brought into the reading area. Please do not bring in food.
If you feel the tremors of an earthquake


If you feel a tremor,
move away from the bookshelf immediately
and take shelter under a desk.

If it is necessary to evacuate the building, please follow the instructions of the staff.

In the event of nighttime or holidays, please evacuate at your own discretion or follow the instructions of the patrolling security guards.

For other campuses
  • Users from other campuses can enter the library only during the opening hours (when the counter is open).
  • No entry after closing on weekdays or when the library is closed.
Available days and times
  • Weekdays (Monday through Friday)
  • Open hours: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (until 5 p.m. during long holidays)