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Online journals and newspapers, and other online tools.

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Akamon Management Review
2002- / Campus only/ Academic Journal
Monthly online journal from Global Business Research Center. GBRC is a nonprofit organization established by professors of Graduate School of Econommics, The University of Tokyo. Free online journal for academic institutions.
Annals of Business Administrative Science
2002- / Free / Academic Journal
Free online journal on management from Global Business Research Center. GBRC is a nonprofit organization established by professors of Graduate School of Econommics, The University of Tokyo. Updated four times a year.
APS Journals
Campus only/ Academic Journals
Full text database of 10 journals from American Physical Society. Index (1893- ) Full text (2001- )
Art Abstracts
1984- (index), 1994- (abstract) / Campus & Remote / Up to 1 user / Academic Journals
Journal index database of a variety of art types. It is produced by the H.W. Wilson Company. Please use it on a interface, "EBSCOhost".
Asahishimbun Kikuzo
Japanese / 1985- / Campus & Remote / Up to 4 users / Newspapers, General Journals
Full text database from Asahi Shinmbun
ATLA Religion Database
1949- / Campus only / Up to 1 user / Academic Journals
Journal index database in world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issue. It is produced by the the American Theological Library Association. Please use it on a interface, "EBSCOhost".
Bibliography of the History of Art
1973- / Campus only / Academic Journals
Journal index database of art history. You can use it on a interface, "CSA Illumina". The successor to RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art) and RAA (Repertoire d'Art et d'Archeologie).
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
1991- / Campus & Remote / Working Papers, Conference Proceedings, Books, Academic Journals
Comprehensive source, such as full text of working papers, conference proceedings and books in international affairs. It also includes source for teaching materials with original case studies, maps and country data.
CiNii (Citation Information by National Institute of Informatics)
Japanese / Free (Search), Campus only (Full text) / Academic Journals
Academic journal index in Japan. Password might be required to display full text articles. Ask at the Reference Service Center during our service hour.
Contemporary Authors
Campus only / Up to 1 user / Biography
Bibliographical data on modern fiction and nonfiction writers including novelists, poets, playwrights and journalists.
CSA Illumina
Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Journal index of social sciences. It offers EconLit(economy), ERIC(education), PsycINFO(Psychology), Sociological Abstracts(Sociology) and Social Services Abstracts(Social Services) First, select specific databases and click "Continue to Search". To check full text availability, click on "A to Z".
Dissertation Express (ProQuest Digital Dissertations)
1861- / Free / Academic Journals
Dissertations of USA and Canada can be searched. ProQuest Digital Dissertation provides dissertations of the latest 2 years with fulltext of first 24 pages. Dissertation Express includes bibliographis data since1861. Photocopy orders can be made on a personal basis via ProQuest Co. or Sunmedia Co.
DOAJ
Free / Academic Journals
Free online academic journals
Early American Imprints, Series I . Evans (1639-1800)
1639-1800 / Campus & Remote / Full text of primary sources
The resource for every aspect of life in 17th and 18th century America. It is based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans.
EBSCO host
Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Journal index of humanities. It offers Art Abstracts, ATLA Religion Database, Humanities International Index and MLA international Bibliography (language, literature, philosophy and folklore) To check full text availability, click on "A to Z".
EconLit
1969- / Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Journal index database of a wide range of economics-related literature. Please use it on a interface, "CSA Illumina".
EEBO (Early English Books Online)
1473-1700 / Campus & Remote / Full text of primary sources
From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War, EEBO contains over 125,000 titles. All in full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection.
ERIC
1966- / Free / Academic Journals
Journal index in education.
GeNii (Global Environment for Networked Intellectual Information)
Japanese / Japanese Academic Journals and others
Journal index for dissertations and journal articles. GeNii (pronounced like "Jeanie") is an academic content portal by NII (the National Institute of Informatics).
Genko Nihon Horei・Hanrei Kensaku Database
Japanese / Campus only / Up to 1 user / Legal materials
Database for existing law and legal precedents in Japan.
Humanities International Index
1929- / Campus & Remote/ Academic Journals
Journal index database in the humanities. Please use it on a interface, "EBSCOhost".
Hiroshima University Library Textbook Collection
-1950 / Free / Textbook
This is a collection creates pictures on a monitor from the textbooks in the central library, from the Edo period to 25 year Showa era. Totally about 5,600 volumes.
Index Translationum
1979- / Free / Translation
Bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States.
Ingenta
1991- / Free / Academic Journals
Journal index covers all fields including 30,000 journal titles
Inspec on OvidSP
1969- / Academic Journals
Bibliographic information service providing access to scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering and computers. Updated weekly.

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JapanFocus
Free / Academic Journals
Free e-journals on Japan, Asia and Pacific.
JapanKnowledge
Campus & Remote / Up to 2 users / Encyclopedias, Dictionaries
Comprehensive tool for searching basic Japanese reference sources. Only 2 users connection at a time. Please click on logout button after use.
J-EAST
2001- / Free / Academic Journals
J-EAST (JST English Articles of Science and Technology) database contains English citations and abstracts for documents published in Japan covering all fields of science, technology, and medicine.
J-STAGE
Japanese / Free / Academic Journals
Journal index on Japanese science journals.
JST China
Chinese / 1997- / Free / Academic Journals
Journal index on Chinese science journals. Japanese and Chinese interfaces are available.
JSTOR
Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Full text database of 117 major journals from their first issues. Currently subscribe to two of these collections, namely "Arts and Science I" and "General Science".
Kampo Joho Kensaku Service
Japanese / 1947- / Campus only / Government pubications
Index and full text of Kampo (official gazette of the Japanese government) Username and password are required. Please consult at the Reference Service Center.
Kenkyusha Online Dictionary
Japanese / Campus & Remote / Up to 5 users / Dictionaries
Online dictionaries published by Kenkyusha such as English-Japanese Dictionary and Japanese-English Dictionary.
Kokubungaku ronbun mokuroku database
Japanese / Free / Academic journals
Academic journal index of Japanese literature
Kokusai mondai (International affairs)
Japanese / 1960- / Campus only / Up to 5 users / Academic journal
Online edition of an academic journal of Japanese foreign policy and international affairs. It is published by the Japan Institute of International Affairs.
Lexis-Nexis
Campus & Remote / Newspapers
Full text database of Western language newspapers of the world. Also focused on business, legal, research, medical, and reference.
LION(Literature Online)
Campus & Remote / Up to 2 users / Literature works and criticism
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, over 150 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
LISTA(Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
1960- / Free / Academic Journals
This is a free database presented by EBSCO. Includes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
MAGAZINEPLUS
Japanese / Campus only / Up to 1 user / General Journals, Academic Journals
Journal index of Japanese domestic journals. Only one user connection at a time. Please click on logout button after use. General Journals (1975- ) Acadmic Journals(1981- ) Title list is here
Marquis Who's who
1985- / Campus only / Biography
Current world biographies of all individuals who appeared in 22 kinds of biographic dictionaries.
MathSciNet
1940- / Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Full text database contained in Mathematical Reviews Database and Current Mathematical Publications. TOMAS Consortium licensed databases in 2007 AY.
MLA International Bibliography
1969- / Campus & only / Academic Journals
Journal index database by the Modern Language Association. Subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore. Please use it on a interface, "EBSCOhost".
NBER Working Papers
Overseas / Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Full text database of about 11,400 NBER working papers. Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization in US.
Needs-Financial Quest : macro data
Japanese / Campus only / Up to 1 user / Economic statistics
Economic statistics offered by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. You can make use of the database on Windows at the Othmer Library. English manuals are available.
Newspaper Article in digital version
1910-1945/ Free / Newspapers
"Newspaper Article" is the newspaper-clippings data from the end of Meiji to Showa 45 of Kobe University Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration.
New York Times
1851- 2004 / Campus & Remote / Newspapers
Full text database of New York Times (Sept 1851-Dec 2004.) Image data only.
Nikkei Telecom 21
Japanese / 1975- / Campus only / Up to 5 users / Newspapers, Japanese Financial Information, Japanese Company Information
Full text articles of Nikkei Shimbun. Nihon Keizai Shimbun (1975.4-) , Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (1975.4-) , Nikkei Ryutsu Shimbun(1975.4-) , Nikkei Kin-yu Shimbun(1987.10-2008.1) , Company information, Stock information. Private and Public University Libraries Consortium licensed database in 2008 AY.
Nihon Kokugo Daijiten (Nikkoku Online)
Japanese / Campus only / Up to 1 user / Dictionary
Online version of Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, important Japanese dictionary. It is called "Oxford English Dictionary in Japan".Only one user connection at a time. Please click on logout button after use.

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Campus & Remote / Up to 1 user / Biography
It includes about 55,000 biographies of the peoples of the British Isles and their connections overseas, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. No living person is included. Only one user connection at a time. Please click logout button after use.
Oxford English Dictionary
Campus & Remote / Dictionary
Online edition of Oxford English Dictionary. OED is a most famous historical dictionary. It has lots of help with historical change about spelling, pronunciation, and usage. Updated four times a year.
Oxford Reference Online
Campus & Remote / Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Database included over 100 well-known dictionaries and reference books by Oxford University Press.
Oya Soichi bunko zasshi kiji kensaku web version
Japanese / 1988- / Campus only / Up to 1 users / General Journals
Index to Japanese journals in Oya Soichi bunko
ProQuest ARL
1987- / Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Full text articles and article citations from more than 3,800 English language journals, of which 2,600 containing articles in full text. Full text of the following newspapers is also available. New York Times ( Jan 1988-), USA Today (Apr 1987-)
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing
1920-2002/ Campus & Remote/ Academic Journals
Full text articles from 13 leading psychoanalytic journals.
PsycInfo
1840- / Campus & Remote/ Academic Journals
Journal index database of psychology and related disciplines. Please use it on a interface, "CSA Illumina".
PubMed
1960- / Free / Academic Journals
Journal index for medical & life science field.
Readers' Guide Retrospective : 1890-1982
1890-1982 / Campus only / Up to 1 user / Journals
An index to general interest/popular magazines and journals in the United States.
Science Direct
Campus only / Academic Journals
Full text database of 263 Elsevier Science journals published over the past 5 years.
SciFinder Scholar
Campus only / Designated PC / Up to 2 users / Academic Journals
Online version of Chemical Abstracts. Abstracts of articles on chemistry and patent information available. Please use the PC at the Reference Service Center of the Library. We would inform you about how to install the software on your PC. Please e-mail to othmer@icu.ac.jp and indicate whether your computer is Windows or Macintosh.
Scirus
Free / Search engine
Science-specific search engine to search more than 167 million science-related pages.
Seifu Shiryo Database
1992- / Japanese / Campus only / Japanese Government Documents
Index to most of the Japanese Government Documents, Reports. Username and password is required. Please consult at the Reference Service Center.
Sociological Abstracts
1963- / Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Journal index database in sociology and related disciplines. Please use it on a interface, "CSA Illumina".
SourceOECD
Campus only / OECD Reports and Statistics
Full text of OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) publications. Books and periodicals (1998- ) Statistics (1960- )
SpringerLink
1997- / Campus only /
Full text and journal index for wide range of over 1,300 journals published by Springer and Kluwer etc. Private and Public University Libraries Consortium licensed materials in 2008 AY. If the article does not have full text, search "A to Z" by journal name to check full text availability in ICU.
Translation Studies Bibliography
1994- / Campus & Remote / Up to 15 users / Academic Journals
Journal index database related to translation studies. Please click on "Search" on the left to enter this database.
United Nations Common Database (UNCDB)
Free / Statistics
Selected series from numerous specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
United Nations Treaty Collection
Campus only / Treaty series
Full text database of treaties in the United Nations Treaty Series as well as current information on the status of multilateral treaties. Click on "Access to databases" to search.
Wiley InterScience
Campus & Remote / Academic Journals
Full text and journal index for wide range of 250 journals. Private and Public Libraries Consortium licensed materials in 2008 AY. If the article does not have full text, search "A to Z" by journal name to check full text availability in ICU.
WorldCat
Free
The world's largest network of library content and services by OCLC global cooperative. WorldCat catalogs the content of more than 50,000 libraries in USA and other countries.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
1965- / Campus & Remote / Books, academic Journals
Database included books, articles, and dissertations entirely about William Shakespeare.
Yomiuri Shimbun
Japanese / 1986- / Campus & Remote / Newspapers
Yomiuri Shimbun (1986 -) Daily Yomiuri (1989 -) Private and Public University Libraries Consortium licensed database in 2007 AY.
Zasshi Kiji Sakuin
Japanese / Free / General Journals, Academic Journals
Provided by National Diet Library, journal index from 16,000 domestic journals can be searched.
Zasshi-kiji sakuin shusei
Japanese / Free / Academic Journals
Online index for Meiji, Taisho, Showa zenki zasshi-kiji sakuin shusei [Bibl 051.039/Me25] in ICU Library.

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