[Library] Suspension of Library Services(December 2022 - January 2023)


Library services will be suspended due to system renewal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Service suspension schedule

There may be a slight time change due to circumstances.


Tokyo Tech Library will close from Wednesday, December 28, 2022 to Wednesday, January 4, 2023.


Friday, December 23, 2022, 5:00 p.m. - Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 9:00 a.m.


Some services will be available on a trial basis from Thursday, January 5, 2023.

Unavailable services:

Online Service

  • Library website
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology Library Catalog
  • Online Request services
  • List of Databases available at Tokyo Tech (you can access databases directry)
  • Article DB, Source Title DB

Terminals in the library

  • PCs for Library Catalog
  • PCs for Information Retrieval
  • PCs for Electronic Journals
  • PCs for Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries

Only the "List of Databases" created by the library will be unavailable. You can access databases directly from "Databases Available at Tokyo Tech (as of December 22, 2022)". Electronic journals and ebooks list is available from here. Please bookmark the following page in advance.
Tokyo Tech E-Journals and E-Books list
If you use SSL-VPN access, please check the following page.[campus members only]
Using electronic journals | Tokyo Tech Portal


You can place a hold on books or order books from off-campus or other campuses at the circulation counter.


Borrowing and extending the loan of books can be processed at the circulation counter.


If materials are identified in advance, "books -by-mail service" is also available. Reception will be suspended while the library is closed.


Visitors will be able to use the library during the service suspension period. However, electronic resources such as electronic journals will not be available.

Databases Available at Tokyo Tech (as of December 22, 2022)

During suspension of library online services, you can access databases using the following list.
Most of the databases are accessible on Tokyo Tech network only because they are paid ones.


  • Academic Search Premier [EBSCOhost]
    Multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 4,600 journals.
  • Asahi Shimbun Cross-search
    This is the databases of the Asahi Shimbun, with searching from 1945 to the present.
    If you wish to use this database, please contact the library (inquiries received while the library is closed will be answered on the next open day).
  • OpenDissertations [EBSCOhost]
    OpenDissertations contains more than 1.4 million open access theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world.
  • CiNii Research
    Database of articles published in Japanese academic society journals and university research bulletins.
  • Current Contents Connect [Web of Science]
    Tables of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books; includes relevant, evaluated web sites and documents.
  • Data Citation Index [Web of Science]
    Database which includes research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connects them with the scientific literature to track data citation.
  • Essential Science Indicators [Web of Science]
    Rankings and considerations on evaluations of researches and trends of scientific studies.
  • GreenFILE [EBSCOhost]
    Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • JapanKnowledge Lib
    One of the largest online reference databases in Japan.
    *The limit of simultaneous access is two.
  • Journal Citation Reports [Web of Science]
    Indicators for measuring research influence and impact at the journal and category levels (e.g., Impact Factor).
  • Web of Science Core Collection [Web of Science]
    Database of academic literatures and citation indexes from scientific journals, conference proceedings and books. The following databases are available at Tokyo Tech.
    ・Science Citation Index Expanded
    ・Social Sciences Citation Index
    ・Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science / Social Science & Humanities
    ・Book Citation Index- Science / Social Sciences & Humanities
    ・Emerging Sources Citation Index
    ・Current Chemical Reactions
    ・Index Chemicus

Science and Technology


Engineering, Physics, Atom

  • INIS
    Including information on literatures related to nuclear science and technology which have been published in the countries belong to INIS (International Nuclear Information System).
  • JAXA Repository / AIREX
    Information on academic or technical documents of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and aerospace-related organizations in Japan.
  • Treatise on Geophysics (Second Edition)
    Collection of papers in the field of solid-earth geophysics.


  • MathSciNet
    Index to the mathematical literatures.

Biology, Medicine, Life science

  • BIOSIS Citation Index [Web of Science]
    Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.
  • eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences)
    eLS features specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles in the life sciences from cell biology to ecology.
  • MEDLINE [Web of Science]
    The U.S. National Library of Medicine premier life sciences database.
  • PubMed
    Database of literatures related to medical science. Provided by NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information). When you access by clicking on the above link, the icon for getting resources available in Tokyo Tech will be displayed.
  • Zoological Record [Web of Science]
    Database which covers wide range of animal biology such as biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

Humanities and Social Sciences


  • EconLit [EBSCOhost]
    Literatures in all fields of economics. Including journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations and working papers.
    *The limit of simultaneous access is one


  • ERIC [EBSCOhost]
    The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resorces. It contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents.
  • Teacher Reference Center [EBSCOhost]
    Indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals that is supportive of educators.

[Library] Suspension of Library Services(December 2022 - January 2023)


Library Services Group, Library Division, Research Promotion Department


Tel +81-3-5734-2097

Suzukakedai Library Group, Library Division, Research Promotion Department


Tel +81-45-924-5152

Update : December 22, 2022