RIHN Library

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-Transactional access on Science Direct by Elsevier@(Japanese and English):


-COD access on nature.com by SpringerNature (Japanese and English):


-Token access on Wiley Online Library by Wiley (Japanese and English):


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Book and journal catalogue search


CiNii Books

CiNii Articles, NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator, provides academic paper information, concentrating mainly on Japanese language academic papers.

Japanese Database

Kikuzo Ⅱ

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Japan Knowledge Lib

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You can cross-search the largest knowledge database in Japan that accumulates the encyclopedias, the dictionaries, news, and scientific site URL collection, etc.


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Yomiuri Database Service

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Foreign Database


EInCites Benchmarking
@InCites Benchmarking is a customized, web-based research evaluation tool.
InCites Benchmarking allows you to analyze institutional productivity, monitor collaboration activity, identify influential researchers, showcase strengths, and discover areas of opportunity.

Journal & Highly Cited Data

EInCites: Journal Citation Reports(JCR)
Journal Citation Reports presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic, objective way to evaluate the world's leading journals and their impact (called Impact Factor) and influence in the global research community.
EInCites: Essential Science Indicators(ESI)
@ Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is an analytical tool of research performance, based on Web of Science.


JSTOR offers back numbers of academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.


Scopus is the worldfs largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources.

Web of Science

Web of Science is the highest level research platform. Get papers/chapters