Research Portal

 refers to the databases which are available off campus.
※Off-campus use ofdatabases are limited to 3rd year undergraduates or above, graduate students, and university staff.

About Remote Access


Discovery Service

Yamadai Discovery

Easily discover the world of library content


Search journal articles

All Subjects
CiNii Articles
A database of information about academic articles published in Japan.
Scopus
To those who cannot browse properly.
A comprehensive abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.
Google Scholar
Here you can search across a wide variety of scholarly literature covering numerous fields and sources.
The National Diet Library Search
You can use this site to search many catalogs and digital archives, including those of libraries, archives, museums, academic institutes and the National Diet Library.
Science, Engineering, Agriculture
JDream IIIAvailable inside the university
With this you can search papers about science technology, medical science and pharmacology.
SciFinder
The research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research across many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science, agricultural science, and more.
When graduating Yamaguchi University and becoming a graduate student, please change your personal account information at SciFinder.
Registration is required
MathSciNet
A database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the literature in the field of mathematical sciences.
Medicine
Medical Online
A database which provides papers about medical science and nursing science
Japan Medical Abstracts Society Web
Available only in the Yoshida and Kogushi Campus
Another database containing technical papers about medical science and nursing science
PubMed
This allows access to foreign papers about medical science and biology.
CINAHLAvailable inside the university
A database containing foreign papers about nursing science.
Humanities
Database of Research Thesis in Japanese Literature
You can search articles of Japanese literature, Japanese language and Japanese education.
東洋学文献類目検索
You can search articles of Chinese literature.
Database of Historiographical Institute the University Tokyo
You can use several databases of historical sources.
Other Databases
Online Research Resources (Databases)
There are other databases for searching specific articles.

Search articles in repositories

YUNOCA
Yamaguchi University institutional repositry.
JAIRO
A union catalog of Japanese institutional repositories.
OAIster
A union catalog of worldwide open access resources.

E-Journals

Yamaguchi University E-Resources Portal
You can search the e-journals which are available at Yamaguchi University
Policy on Acceptable Use of E-Resources

Read E-Books

NetLibrary
An e-book collection which includes dictionaries and fundamental series for beginners.
Kagakusho-Siryokan
An e-book collection in chemistry, provided by the Chemical Society of Japan.
Elsevier Reference Book etc.
You can use E-books which are published by Elsevier or Wiley.
National Diet Library Digital Collections
You can search and view a variety of resources, collected and stored by the National Diet Library of Japan.
Aozora Bunko
You can read books in public domain.

Search articles of newspapers

Kikuzo II VisualAvailable inside the university
A database of Asahi Shimbun articles published since 1945.
Yomidas Rekishikan (since Heisei era)Available inside the university
A database of Yomiuri Shimbun articles published since 1986.
Asahi Shinbun Database during the pre-war periodAvailable only on the designated PC
You can search and view a variety of resources, collected and stored by the National Diet Library of Japan.
Yomiuri Shinbun during Taisho periodAvailable only on the designated PC
You can read books in public domain.

Impact Factor, Reference Manager

Journal Citation ReportsAvailable inside the university
Here you can analyze the impact factors of the major academic journals about natural science and social science.
User Guide
EndNote Basic (Reference Manager)
A reference management tool which is provided by Thomson Reuters.
※Registration is required
Mendeley (Reference Manager)
A reference management tool which is provided by Elsevier.
※Registration is required

Law, Economic Data, etc.

D1-Law.comAvailable inside the university
A database providing a variety of information about law, such as the fundamentals about Parliament and precedent, legal commentaries, legal documents, and so on.
Law and Regulations Search System
You can search Japanese law and regulations.
eolAvailable only in the Yoshida Campus
This database allows you to search company information in Asia (mainly domestic corporations in Japan).
EDINET
You can search securities reports.
NEEDS-FinancialQUEST2.0Available inside the university
Economic data such as business finance, stocks, bonds, macroeconomics, and industry statistics are available to search here.
e-Stat
You can search Japanese government statistics.

Search dictionaries

JapanKnowledge
The largest online web archive in Japan, which includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.
NetLibrary
An e-book collection which includes dictionaries and fundamental series for beginners.

Search materials in Yamaguchi University

Yamaguchi University Library Catalog(OPAC)
You can search books and journals held in the Yamaguchi University

Search other library catalogs

WebcatPlus
You can search the books held by other university libraries in Japan.
Yamaguchi Cross-Search Catalog
Search for books in public or university libraries within Yamaguchi Prefecture.
NDL-OPAC (National Diet Library Online Public Access Catalog)
You can search a catalog of the National Diet Library.
Calil
With this site you can search a wide variety of resources such as books, journals and electronic resources all in one go.

“Remote Access” for off-campus use
Some of these e-resources can be accessed off campus.
“Support for Search” for beginners
We introduce you how to use materials in Yamaguchi University.
MyLibrary
You can confirm lending/reservation status, request purchasing books, Inter Library Loan, or other library services.

Contact:
The General Library Information Service Section Tel:083-933-5183 (extension 5183) e-mail:toshokan@yamaguchi-u.ac.jp