Tokyo Institute of Technology operates the Ookayama Library and the Suzukakedai Library. These Institute libraries are archives for materials centered on the field of science and engineering, and support the studies and research of Institute students, faculty and administration staff. Approximately 750,000 books are held in their collection. The libraries are also members of National Center for Overseas Periodicals in science and technology areas, and boast one of the largest collections of overseas periodicals in the field of science and engineering in the country. Individual researchers may apply to use the libraries when collecting information for their own inquiries and research.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Library

Guide for Use by Visitors

Eligibility for Use

People who need to use the materials held at the libraries for their own inquiries and research.


Entry by people who only wish to use the facilities and equipment or people only making copies on behalf of others is strictly forbidden.

Available Services

  • Browsing library materials
  • Copying library materials
  • Searching for library materials on computers
  • Borrowing books

See User's guide for visitors for details

Facility visits to the Libraries

The library does not accept a visit of non-campus members except the case guided by Tokyo-Tech members, which requires an application in advance from inquiries.