Service Divisions




  • Assoc. Prof. Haruhiko MORITO
  • Assoc. Prof. Motomichi KOYAMA
  • Assist. Prof. Shin KIYOHARA
  • Assist. Prof. Motoki OSADA
  • Assist. Prof. Yasuyuki OGINO
  • Assist. Prof. Mitsuru AKAKI
  • Assist. Prof. Takumi NAKANISHI
  • Assist. Prof. Rui YAMADA
  • Assist. Prof. Kenta AOYAGI

From Library to World of Knowledge!

IMR Library holds about 80,000 books and about 1,400 periodical publications related to materials science. Among them, a wealth of printed and manuscript materials from the end of the 19th century collected by Prof. Kotaro Honda, the founder of IMR, are included. All members of IMR and visitors from other universities and/ or institutes are welcome to use the Library, and available service are provided by four Librarians of IMR.

Main Tasks
  1.  Providing library service such as lending, retrieval, book copy and back order
  2. Library selection including electronic information service
  3. Maintenance of collection materials
  4. Planning and management of library orientation for newcomers to IMR
Books & Journals

Total volume : 78,445 (Japanese : 18,698, Foreign : 59,747)
Serial titles : 1,368 (Japanese : 421, Foreign : 947)
E-journal titles in Tohoku Univ. : 13,532 (Japanese : 34, Foreign : 13,498)

Available Databases
  1. Bibliographic databases: Web of Science, Scopus, SciFinder-n, CiNii, etc.
  2. Material databases: ICDD Cards, ICSD, Pearson’s Crystal Data, Alloy Phase Diagrams, etc.
  3. Others: Newspapers, Chronological Scientific Tables, etc.
Library circulation counter

Library circulation counter

Orientation for new users

Orientation for new users

Reading room

Reading room

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