Reopening of the CHSSL from June 22th, 2020

On June 22th, the CHSSL will reopen as following.
It is not available to external users. We will provide you a copy instead of reading our collection.

Precautions for Visitors

  • Please refrain from entering the CHSSL if you are unwell, such as fever, cough, or feeling lethargic.
  • Please wear a mask when you come to the CHSSL. If you are unable to wear it, please cooperate with Cough Etiquette.
  • Please wash your hands with soap at the lobby sink before entering the reading room.


  • The CHSSL is open during the following hours for the time being :
    Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. – Noon, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Sunday & national holidays closed.
  • Only one person can use the same day.
    If other person has already specified the same date, we will contact you.
  • If you want more information for using, please read here.


  • If you belong to a university or research institution, please apply via your institution.
  • Otherwise, please contact us.

Using in class

  • Out of service.


  • Out of service.