Services available on the website

The following services are available at home via the library website.
Please use as an alternative means for the temporary closure due to preventive measures against coronavirus disease.

1.Inquiries via e-mail or the online form.

 Research Consultation
 University of Tsukuba Library accepts inquiries via e-mail or the online form.
 Please contact us if you have questions (about using the library, finding library materials, etc.).

2.Doctoral dissertations, internal works on campus

 Tsukuba repository
 It is an academic content database that can be accessed by anyone free of charge via the Internet.
 The research and educational achievements (academic papers, doctoral dissertations from 2014, research reports, teaching materials, etc.) on campus.

3.Digitized materials, rare books collection

 You can view several digitized pictures of some "Japanese style books" and "Rare books" on the search result screen of the OPAC.

 Rare books collection (Lists by collections and fields)
 List of images of rare books and others held by the University of Tsukuba Library.

4.Databases, E-journals, E-books (Campus members only)

 You can access them marked “R” on the right side, via campus network when you are home.
 Please check link destination how to use Electronic Journal/Database remote access service.

 List of Databases by fields

 E-journals / E-books search form

 List of E-books platforms
 On detailed search of online catalog, you can search by specifying the material type as "E-books".

 Some of publishers provide information about COVID-19 and open their contents (E-journals/ E-books/ online course materials) to support home study for a limited time.
 → Temporary E-resource Access and Information on COVID-19

5.Managing reference documents (Campus members only)

 RefWorks (reference documents management tool)
 You can build and manage a database of personal references by importing search results from a reference database.
 A new and improved version of RefWorks has been available since April 2020.
 Data migration from the old RefWorks requires some work. See the description at the link.


 Information on alternative methods for spring library workshops
 The spring library orientation of 2020 is cancelled due to preventive measures for coronavirus disease.
 Instead of face-to-face library workshops, we introduce videos and webinars. Please use them.
 ※ Access from inside of the campus network is required to view some materials such as past training materials.