For visitors (other university students and faculty members) and the general public
Use by other university students and faculty members and by the general public
Chuo University Library is not open to the public except the International Documents Room. Researchers and university students who wish to use books and materials in this library for research and study purposes are requested to bring with you your ID card and a letter of introduction from the library at your institution when you visit us. Those of you who do not belong to any institution are advised to consult a public library in the first place. In case the book or material you are looking for is not stored in the library of your university, institution, or local public library, we offer a service to copy and mail the specified document in that particular book or material. (This is a paid service.) Please note that we do not answer inquiries by any individual user asking if a certain book or material is in the library's collection or how he/she can use the library.
Services available for visitors
Other university students, faculty members, and the general public who wish to use the library are requested to firstly specify the material to browse and then take the following procedures:
- Please bring a letter of introduction issued by the library at your university, research institute, organization, or company and your ID (health insurance card or driver's license is acceptable as proof of ID for those who do not belong to any of the above) when you visit us.
- Browsing in the library and copying services are available. However, we do not loan materials to take out of the library.
- Check the library calendar etc. for days on which the library is open.
- If the material you need is in the National Diet Library or a public library, use either of the above libraries preferentially.
＊ For issuing of a letter of introduction, consult your university, research institute, organization or an available public library.
＊ You can use only the book/material you specified preliminarily in your request to browse.
＊ Service hours
Monday～Friday: 9:30～11:30 13:00～16:30
Document copying service
In case the book or material you are looking for is not stored in the library of your university, institution or local public library, we offer a service to copy and mail the specified document in that particular book or material. (This is a paid service.)Please make the request to your university, institution or local public library. A copy of the document will be mailed to the address of the library at which you made the request. Please note that the copying fee, postage, bank transfer fee, etc. will be at your expense.
Contact: (Please use the phone as a method of contact only in an emergency.)
Reference Counter, 2nd floor, Central LibraryReference Staff, Browsing Department, Chuo University Library
Address: 742-1 Higashi-Nakano, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo 192-0393