Current Staff and Students from Other Universities

How to enter library

Please bring your ID card issued from your institution.

※Please come to the Service Counter between 9:00am and 5:00pm on weekdays.

If you wish to reserve specific materials for your visit

Please check the holdings and usage through the library of your university.

In-Person Services

Browsing the library

Plan your visit to the TUFS Library via Floor Guide and Online Catalogue (OPAC)


Service hours

Until 15 min. before closing time

B/W (self-service)\10 per page
Color (self-service)\50 per page
B/W (photocopying by a library staff)\35 per page
Color (photocopying by a library staff)\75 per page
  • We don’t provide money exchange services.
  • Some collections (eg. Rare books) need photocopying by a library staff.
  • Photocopying by a library staff is until 15:00 on weekdays.

Using e-resources

Users can search and browse e-books, e-journal and online database, which are granted for walk-in users.
There is a computer for visitors on 2nd floor. Please come to the Service Counter before use.

※ The computer for visitor is only for using e-resources, therefore document creation and E-mail are not available.
  In addition, all users can use 3 OPAC terminals on the 2nd floor until 15 minutes before the library closes.

Service hours

9:00-17:00 on weekdays


Use of Library materials

  • You cannot borrow or bring the materials out of the library.
    If you want to borrow the materials, please contact the library of your university or neighboring public libraries.
  • Please make an application at the Service Counter by 5:00pm on weekdays if you want to use the materials which are kept in the closed stacks.
    In the case that you have made a request to us to keep the materials before visiting and gotten a “confirmation” message from us, you can use the materials after office hours.
  • Please use reading desks in the library for browsing the materials.
    Please note that you cannot use Private Study and Group Study room.
  • You can use the computer you brought with you, but please prepare your own Wi-Fi or other equipment to connect to the Internet.

Behavior in the Library

Please refrain from the following behaviors.

  • Smoking
    Please use the smoking areas of the university.
  • Drinking and eating
    Please put your food and beverages in your bag before entering the library.
  • Making a phone call
    Please use the “refresh area” on the 2nd floor for making a phone call.

Please see the leaflet for visitors for details. (You can also get one at the library.)