• Search OPAC

Recommended Books List by Students (Junior TA)
(in Japanese)

How to Search

Find Books or Journals

Books or Journals in University of Tokyo
  • University of Tokyo OPAC
  • Search by titles of books or journals, author names, ISBN or ISSN. You can find books and journals.

    After log-in to MyOPAC, you can request delivery via search result screen.

    If you are going to visit library to read some material, please check the "Location", "Call No.", "Status" and "Comments" on the OPAC search result screen. They are important to find materials at the library.

Books or Journals in other libraries
  • CiNii Books
  • Provided by National Institute of Informatics. This site allows you to search the catalogs of university libraries throughout Japan.

  • The Catalog of National Diet Library. You can search for Doctoral Dissertations in Japan.

  • Public Libraries in Tokyo Cross-OPAC Search (in Japanese)
  • You can search through the holdings of the public (ward, city and metropolitan) libraries in the metropolitan prefectural area.

  • Calil (in Japanese)
  • You can search for books in Japanese Libraries.

  • WorldCat
  • You can search for materials held by university libraries or national libraries in the world.

Find Articles

  • TREE (UTokyo REsource Explorer)
  • This is a cross search tool for e-journals, e-books and databases available at the University of Tokyo. Since searches can be performed across multiple sources, you can save a great deal of time and effort.

  • CiNii Articles
  • Provided by National Institute of Informatics. This covers mainly academic journals and transactions of academic societies in Japan. You can read some articles on the web.

  • Web of Scienceoncampus use
  • This significant database covers articles published in major academic journals.

  • Engineering Villageoncampus use
  • Covers both Compendix and Inspec, which include a wide range of engineering-related fields.

Find Dissertations

Dissertations in University of Tokyo

Please see Dissertations in UT.

Other dissertations

Find Databases

  • GACoS
  • GACoS can be used to search a variety of databases available in University of Tokyo. When you are not certain which database to use, GACoS acts as a shortcut in helping you find the database that suits your purpose. Additionally, the site offers hints on gathering information in general, as well as guides to database training courses.


Database Training Coursemembers only

Database Training Course for members of Faculty of Engineering, School of Engineering and Graduate School of Information Science & Technology

It is held in spring and autumn. You can learn how to search books or journal articles by using OPAC, e-journals and other essential databases briefly.

For details, please check news of this website.

Database Training Course for members of University of Tokyo

The Academic Information Literacy Section at the Information Technology Center conducts database training courses. They are mainly held at General Library. They consist of a rich variety of content, such as how to use OPAC, electronic journals, individual database, etc.

For details, see GACoS.