Users Guide

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For First Time Users

The Tokyo Metropolitan University Library consists of the Central Library (Minami-Osawa Campus), the Systems Design Library (Hino Campus) and the Health and Sciences Library (Arakawa Campus). Each library has its own materials and policies taking into consideration the characteristics of the education and research of the particular campus.

Eligibility for Library Use

Note: Click each item for specific information.

Enrolled students
  • Faculty students,Graduate students,TMU premium college students
  • Nondegree Students,Trainees,Research students
  • The following persons may use the library in the same manner as current students upon separate application.*The number of books, period of loan, and other service details vary depending on the category.
    • Student on leave of absence
    • Those who completed credits but left before graduation (doctoral program)
Faculty and staff
    • Full-time teachers
    • Other faculty(Part-time teachers,Research assistants of the university,Guest lecturers,Guest researchers,Professors emeritus, etc)
    • Regular staff,Part-time contract workers,Tokyo Metropolitan Government dispatched staff, etc
    • Temporary staff of the university,Temporary, etc
Graduates, former teachers and Open University (OU)
  • Graduates of the university and its previous incarnations (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences, etc.), those who have completed graduate school programs, those who have completed premium college students.
  • Those who have worked as a teacher at the university or one of its previous incarnations (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences, etc.)
  • Lecturers and members of Open University (OU)
General public
  • Graduate students and full-time teaching staff of affiliated universities (Chuo University, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science)
  • Individuals with referrals from libraries of which they belong (advance notice is required)
  • Individuals living or working in Tokyo (at least 18 years of age; not belonging to another university or learning institution)
  • Healthcare professionals (including individuals involved in education and research at medical institutions and medical research institutions)
    Note: Healthcare professionals can only use the Health and Sciences Library.

If you have any questions, contact the library.
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