2020.4 - 2021.3


【For TUAT members】Partial changes of services from April 1st (Koganei library)

In accordance with the policy of faculty (Restriction Level 1 from 1st April 2021), some services of Koganei Library will be changed. Please confirm the following information before your visit.
Please note that we may change the services depending on the situations.

From April 1st, 2021 to for the time being ※Closed:April 1st and 2nd, 2021 (Library Calendar)

Opening hours
Weekdays/ 8:45-17:00, Saturdays and Sundays/ Closed

○ Eligible users
Faculty, staff, and students of TUAT ※Users not affiliated with TUAT cannot enter the library.

Conditions for using the library

・Those having any physical discomfort, or not wearing a face mask cannot enter the library.

・Please wash your hands, disinfect your hands with hand sanitizer, and follow proper coughing etiquette.

・You are required to disinfect your hands with hand sanitizer provided at the entrance.

・Admission may be restricted depending on the congestion.

・Please refrain from having conversations between users and keep an appropriate distance away from others in the library.

・Please refrain from staying for a long time unnecessary.

Usage of reading seats, facilities, and equipment

Reading seats in 1F of the reading room and 1F - 2F of the North building are available. (The number of reading seats are reduced)

・Come to the service counter first and we will assign your seat. Please use only the designated seats.

・Copy machines, on-demand printers, OPAC terminals, and Wi-Fi services are available as usual.


Following areas are suspended for the time being.
2F of the Reading room, Group study rooms, 3F of the North building, Periodicals room, Sub stacks room

Borrowing and reading library materials
Materials in the Reading room, Browsing corner, Audio-visual corner, B1F and 2F of the North building are available.

However, in order to borrow or read materials and newspapers held in suspended areas such as Periodicals room or Sub stacks room, please submit an application form to the library service counter. Library staff will retrieve the requested materials from stacks. We will let you know when the materials are ready, so please be seated and wait for a while.

Depending on congestion, it may take some time. Please apply well in advance.

Returning library materials
In order to avoid close contacts and prevent infection, please return library materials to the book post. However, books borrowed from other libraries and audiovisual materials must be returned to the service counter.

For the time being, returned materials are kept in a storage area to be left in isolation for a specific period of time for disinfection before going back to the shelf. Please note that they may not be available immediately after return.

Users who cannot come to the library can also return materials of TUAT library by mail or parcel delivery service. See here for further information.

Delivery services for users who have difficulty visiting the library
We will provide materials necessary for your study and research. Eligible users those who cannot come to the library since they are not living in the Great Tokyo area (Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, or Yamanashi).
Please note that postage is to be paid by the user. See here for details.

For inquiries or information, please contact the Information Service Section of Koganei library (johok_at_cc.tuat.ac.jp)