According to the Tokyo Tech policy against COVID-19, Ookayama Library suspends services for non-campus members including their access to the library facilities and borrowing library materials.

Thank you for your understanding.

[Reference]  COVID-19: President's message, Tokyo Tech policy, important information to all stakeholders

You can order through your institute's library or also order through a public library. Please contact your local public library.
We do not accept the request from individuals.

For detailed information, please refer to the following page.

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Visitor borrowing privileges

Ookayama Library issues borrower's card that named the "Library Card" for

  • Visitors who need to borrow books in our library for their own study and research and who live or work in Tokyo or Kanagawa.

Others can use interlibrary loan service. Ask your university library or nearby public library about the service.


If you need to use or photocopy the library materials, the Library Card is unnecessary. Even if you have the library card, the entry procedure is the same as other visitors. See "Visitor Policies: Ookayama Library" for detail.

Available services

Loan Period 2 weeks
Number of items you can borrow 2 items
Types of materials that can be borrowed

Books and Audio visual materials

※You cannot borrow journals.

Note You can order books from the Suzukakedai Library at the counter except 'Peripatos Collections'.

Registration procedure

Required documents

  • One of the followings with expiration date for verification your current address
Health insurance card, Driver's license, Individual Number Card, Residence record (Juminhyo), Residence Card

If the address is not printed, the utility bill receipt or the phone bill includes your address that is issued within three months is also required.

  • A certificate that includes the address of their office and expiration date. (Only applicants that don't live but work in Tokyo or Kanagawa)

Schedule for issue of the library card

Application Time Time the card is ready
Until 11:00 a.m. on weekdays 2:00 p.m. on the day
On and after 11:00 a.m. on weekdays 11:00 a.m. on the following weekday
Weekends and Holidays 12:00 noon on the following weekday
  • When we receive your application on weekends or holidays, we will photocopy your certificate for the staff to verify it on weekdays. After registration, the copy is discarded. If you want to take the copy back, let us know at the time of application.
  • We may contact you to confirm the details of the application. When we have trouble contacting you several times, we will cancel your application.

Expiration date of the Library Card

  • Expiration date of the Library Card is one year after the date of issue.
  • If your certificate expires before the end of the fiscal year, expiration date of the Library Card is the expiration date of the certificate.
  • When you want to continue borrowing books after expiration date, you can renew the registration with your Library Card and certificates that we specify in "Registration Procedure". You will be able to renew the card one month prior to the expiration date.
  • You can borrow books up to fourteen days prior to the expiration date.