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Description of Database

20th Century Media Database : During the Allied Occupation
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1945 - 1949

Database of tables of contents, headlines, advertisements and so on from 13,787 magazines and newspapers owned by Gordon W. Prange Collection (Maryland University in the U.S.).

Academic Research Database Repository
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

About (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
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The portal site provided by National Institute of Informatics. It enables you to cross search the databases of literature information of each academic discipline and ancient documents provided by National Institute of Informatics(NII).

Academic Search Complete(EBSCOhost) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text /

User Guide(in Japanese) / Title Lists

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Academic Search Complete is the world biggest full text database for academic institutions including all of general fields such as human science, social science, natural science, medicine, science and engineering and so on.
Users can read the indexes and abstracts of articles carried by about 12,500 journals. ( the full texts of about 8,600 out of 12,500 journals.)

American National Biography Online (ANB Online)
Language:English /

online user guide | help | Research Packs

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of  ” American national biography ” (24 volumes in total), the biggest reference of the american biographical dictionaries. This database widely includes people who influenced all the fields of an American history. It is valuable and essential for researches on a history , a society, an economic history and a culture of North America.

American Periodicals Series(ProQuest) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Basic Quick Reference Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1740 - 1940

American Periodicals Series contains the periodicals such as specialized journals, general magazines, specialized magazines such as literary magazines, magazines for children and women and so on published in America.

Archive of IDE Publications
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guideterms of use

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Stats
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1990-current

This database provides the full text of publications about developing countries/areas’ economical/political/social problems published by Institute of Developing Economies (JETRO). It contains the full texts of 494 books such as “Kenkyu Sousho”, “Ajiken Sensho”, “Jouhou Bunseki Report”, “Asia wo miru me”, etc. published after 1990.

Asian Trends Database
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

HELP (in Japanese)terms of use (in English)

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Stats
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1970-current

Database of “Yearbook of Asian Affairs” (from 1970 until the latest issue) published by Institute of Developing Economies (JETRO). About the important topics of Asia after 1969 and 22 countries 1 area in Asia & Central Asia & Russia Far East area, the full text  search and the download of the chief economic indicators by country and year are available.

bookplus
Language:Japanese /

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Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:1 || Log out:Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1927-current

bookplus is one of the biggest book database in Japan provided by NICHIGAI ASSOCIATES, INC. It provides not only book titles, authors and publishers but table of contents, summaries, and story lines.

Cambridge Books Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)subscribed title list

Resource Type Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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The e-book collection of Cambridge University Press. This database covers all the fields of human science, social science, natural science and medicine and searches all the titles by full-text, key words and contents. The titles Rikkyo University purchased can be viewed in full text as PDF files.

 

Chunichi Shimbun – Tokyo Shimbun
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
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About coverage:1987-current

The newspaper article database of “Chunichi Shimbun” and “Tokyo Shimbun”.
■Chunichi Shimbun
“Chunichi Shimbun” contains almost all the articles of more than 20 local editions (Aichi prefecture, Gifu prefecture and Mie prefecture).
April 1987-: the last edition (the local edition)
April 1989-: Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Shiga, Fukui, Nagano
January 1995-: All the area versions of Mie
April 1995-: All the area versions of Gifu
January 1996-: All the area versions of Aichi
■Tokyo Shimbun
“Tokyo Shimbun” is a local edition of the metropolitan area.
April 1997-: the last edition (Tokyo)
April 2009-: All the area versions of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Gumma, Tochigi, the eastern part of Shizuoka

CiNii(NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

About CiNiiterms of use

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Dissertations and Thesis
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This is the academic information database service of articles, books, journals and so on, provided by National Institute of Informatics (NII). READ isn’t compatible with some services.
CiNii Articles:
Database of academic article information such as academic society journals, university research bulletins and the National Diet Library’s Japanese periodicals indexes.
CiNii Books:
CiNii Books provides information of books and journals owned by university libraries all over Japan.
CiNii Dissertations:
CiNii Dissertations provides dissertations written at Japanese universities. The dissertations opened to the National Diet Library’s digital collection or university repositories can be viewed in full text.

EBSCOhost(EBSCOhost) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text /

EBSCOhost Search Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles, Find Dissertations and Thesis
Access Maximum number of users:All files but those listed in the following items are unlimited. eBook Collection:1ID for each title, Book Review Digest Plus:1ID, MLA Directory of Periodicals:1ID, Readers' guide to periodical literature:1ID || Niiza Campus Only for PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO || Off-Campus Access
About

The below databases are available.
– Academic Search Complete
– Book Review Digest Plus
– Business Source Complete
– eBook Collection(Netlibrary)
– EconLit
– Green FILE
– MLA Directory of Periodicals
– MLA International Bibliography
– Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA)
– PsyARTICLES *Available at Niiza Campus (Psychology) only : Ikebukuro Campus users can apply the Inter-Campus Delivery.
– PsyINFO *Available at Niiza Campus (Psychology) only
– Readers’ guide to periodical literature
– Regional Business News
– SocINDEX with Full Text
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eol [Listed Company Package]
Language:Japanese /

Online manual is on the “HELP” of the menu “Other” after logging in.

Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles, Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Stats
Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Database of Japanese listed companies’ financial statements, financial data and earnings briefings. Rikkyo University doesn’t have contract for earnings briefings flash and financial analysis information. For access to listed companies’ information in Asia, please use “eol Asia One” on the upper right of the screen after log in.

ERIC(ProQuest) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Quick Reference Guide-Basic (in Japanese)| ERIC journal title list

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
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About coverage:1966-

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is provided by United States Department of Education. It offers information of education and its related fields.

Factiva.com Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Quick Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles, Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Factiva.com provides a wide range of business information such as major newspapers, news, company information, market information worldwide including Japan. It also contains company financial information, market data (from present to past), and analyst report provided by Investext, etc.

FT.com
Language:English / Full-text /
Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Required Creating an Account
About coverage:2004年-
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Full-text
Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
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The e-book type reference tool provided by Gale Group. This database enables you to cross search all the titles which Rikkyo University has contract for. Please search  e-resources A-Z for the latest contracted titles.

Google Scholar
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text /

help | Terms of Service

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Dissertations and Thesis, Find Online Journals and eBooks
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Google Scholar searches academic materials of academic publishers, academic associations, universities and so on without restrictions such as publishers or fields.

JAIRO Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

About JAIROuser guide

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
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JAIRO enables you to cross search academic information stored in the domestic academic institutions’ repositories.

J-STAGE Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

Access Rules

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
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J-STAGE searches publications of academic associations provided by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

KIKUZOU II Visual(Asahi Shimbun)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:5 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1879-current

KIKUZOU II Visual contains The Asahi Shimbun (after 1985), reduced-size editions (Meiji-Showa:1879-1989), AERA(The first issue-) and Shukan Asahi ( after APRIL 2004). It also contains”Chiezo”, “Jinbutsu database” and “Asahi Shimbun Rekishi Shashin Archive”.

KOD Kenkyusha Online Dictionary
Language:English and Japanese /

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Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:10 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Kenkyusha’s online dictionary search service. It contains Kenkyusha’s New English-Japanese Dictionary sixth edition and Kenkyusha’s New Japanese-English Dictionary fifth edition for the extensive demands of English business and English learning.

magazineplus Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese /

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Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:1 || Log out:Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1945-current

This journal article information database contains journal article information as well as annual research reports of humanities and sociology published by domestic academic journals after the war and title information of a collection of academic papers.
– Journals with ISSN are linked to Rikkyo University OPAC and Webcat Plus.
– J-STAGE link is link to articles. Access free articles, but except access free articles, can be viewed. (Readers’ numbers are required).

Maisaku(Mainichi Shimbun)
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:2 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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The following materials can be searched.
– Mainichi Shimbun article search (headline search: 1872-, headline and body search: 1987-)
– Paper search (1872-1999)
– Online reduced editions (1989-1999)
– Shukan Economist, a Japanese economic weekly magazine (1988-)
– Mainichi Daily News

Mendeley
Language:English /

Quick Reference Guide (in Japanese)  | Help & Support | Videos & Tutorials |  Terms of Use

Resource Type Use Citation Management Tools
Access Maximum number of users:create an individual account || FREE
About

Create an individual account and use. Saving and reading the documents are available online, but Quoting the saved documents to write articles are need to download a desktop version and a quotes plugin for MS Word. Users can increase the save capacity (pay).

Naxos Music Library
Language:Japanese /

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Naxos Music Library provides a huge number of recordings focused on classics. 777 labels (Chandos, BIS, Hungaroton, Profil, Hanssler, Marco Polo, Vanguard, VOX, CPO, Alpha, Wergo, etc.) are taking part in. Windows Media Player are required to playback.

Nikkei Telecom 21(Nikkei Shimbun)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles, Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:10 || Log out:Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1975 - current

Nikkei Telecom 21 enables you to cross search 4 Nikkei newspapers (The Nikkei, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun, Nikkei Ryutsu Shimbun, Nikkei Kinyu Shimbun), company information and personnel information. This is the representative business database of Japan.

Oya Soichi Library’s Index Database for Finding Magazine Articles
Language:Japanese /

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Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:1 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1988-current

The magazine article index database of Oya Soichi Library (specialized in magazines). Oya Soichi library is well-known for rich contents and a unique angle. This database searches 1,600,000 article indexes taken by about 300 magazines (weekly magazines, general magazines, women’s magazines, etc after 1988) all at once.
*List of magazine collection (in Japanese)

Press Reader (former Library Press Display)
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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
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Press Reader contains more than 2000 newspapers issued in 100 countries. It contains not only the pages of newspapers themselves but also advertisements. The past articles at most 90 days before can be viewed (It depends on titles).

ProQuest Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text /

Quick Reference Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Dissertations and Thesis
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– American Periodicals Series
– ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
– Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
– New York Times “The New York Times Book Review”(1986 -) and “New York Times Magazine”(1986 -)
*”The New York Times”(1851-2008) is available on ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
– Periodicals Archive Online
– ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
– ProQuest Historical Newspapers(The New York Times(1851-2008))
– Social Services Abstracts
– Sociological Abstract
[more info]

ReadCube Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

Bootcamp | Terms of Use

Resource Type Use Citation Management Tools
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Create personal accounts and use. There are a web version for saving the documents and a desktop version for editing or quoting, downloading and using. Strengthened Readcube Web Reader is adopted as an official journal article reader of Nature Publishing Group (NPG) and Wiley. For browsing only, a personal account are not required.

RefWorks (Legacy)
Language:English and Japanese /

introduction (LibGuides)

Resource Type Use Citation Management Tools
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Required || Required V-Campus ID/PW || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Create a personal account and use.
Using this tool, users can do…
-To save collected information online (online database, online journal, OPAC)  on their own platforms.
-To create article’s reference list.
-To share information.
*How to import from each database (in Japanese)
*For MS Word2016 for Mac users (about Write-N-Cite) → Japanese ver. / English ver.

RefWorks (New)
Language:English and Japanese /

ProQuest LibGuidesCreating a RefWorks Account by ExLibris|  Using Library and citation resources in the BBL|  |

Resource Type Use Citation Management Tools
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Required || Required V-Campus ID/PW || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Create a personal account and use.
Using this tool, users can do…
-To save collected information online (online database, online journal, OPAC)  on their own platforms.
-To create article’s reference list.
-To share information.

Rikkyo Roots Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

FAQ

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Dissertations and Thesis
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || FREE
About coverage:1928-current

Database of research/educational achievements by Rikkyo University.

The Sankei Archives(Sankei Shimbun)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

Terms of use is on the page after logging in.

Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
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■Tokyo headquarter morning paper, the evening final edition : from September 7, 1992 – *Tokyo headquarter the evening edition was ceased on March 30, 2002.
■Osaka headquarter morning paper, the evening final edition : from December 15, 1998 –

ScienceDirect (SciVerse) (Pay Per View) Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

About Pay Per Viewmanual for registrationFAQ

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access On-Campus
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*Pay Per View
About approx. 3000 online articles provided by ELSEVIER can be viewed as PDF file until reaching the contracted number. Please check the abstract in advance and use the article needed as many users can use this service. If this service ends because of reaching the contracted number, we’ll let users know by e-mail, etc.
Intended Users) Full-time staffs, graduates, undergraduates  If your student number changes, you have to reregister your new student number and e-mail address.

SPEEDA
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text
Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles, Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:2 || Log out:Required || On-Campus
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Database searching information for analyses of companies and industries and provided by UZABASE, Inc. It contains data of all Japanese listed/unlisted companies and overseas major listed companies. The trends of industries and numerical information can be downloaded as MS Word, Excel or PDF files.

SpringerLink Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1997-current

SpringerLink contains the full text of about 2000 online journals in all the fields. The journals published until 1996 can be searched by Springer Online Journal Archive.

Springer Online Journal Archive Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:until 1996

Springer Online Journal Archive is the online journal collections published by Springer until 1996. The journals from 1997 to current can be searched by SpringerLink.

The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

terms and conditions| NewsVault user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1785-1985

The archive of “London Times” (from the first issue until 1985),  a pioneer of international communications network. The advertisements, charts and photos can also be viewed.

 

Toyo Keizai Digital Archive Collection(MARUZEN eBook Library)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:1 user for each title || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1895―1945

The digitized collection of Japanese oldest economic journal “Toyo Keizai Shimpo (Current “Shukan Toyo Keizai”).
■Contracted collection: The first term (Nov. 1894, the first issue – Dec. 1945)
■Off-campus remote access: Maruzen ebook Library’s account registration is required. If you forget your password, once delete your account and register again.
■How to delete your account:
(1)From on campus terminal, access Maruzen eBook Library and click the “アカウント(account)” button.
(2)Type in recognition ID and your name and then click “利用規約に同意して次へ(agree with the terms of use and next)”.
(3)Click “いいえ(No)”on the screen opened.

Toyo Keizai Digital Contents Library
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)contents(in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1977-current

Database of journals and company information published in “Shukan Toyo Keizai”, “Kaisha Shikihou”, “Shushoku Shikihou”, etc. by TOYO KEIZAI INC.

WebCat Plus Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

content (in Japanese)terms of use and Link (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access FREE
About coverage:early Edo era - current

Webcat Plus has a function to search books related to the specific theme by associative searching. It also searches by index/outline information or characters.

whoplus
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)quick guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:2 || Log out:Required
About

whoplus enables you to cross search “Jinbutsu Jouhou Database (WHO)”, “Jinbutsu Reference Jiten”, “Jiten Kindai Nihon no Senkusha”, “Chosho・Chosha Jouhou”, “Nichigai Sentei Koushiki URL Shu”, etc. provided by Nichigai Associates, Inc. It has links to literature database. To reach the maximum number of browsing detailed information, this service may be stopped until the end of the year.

Yomidasu Rekishikan(Yomiuri Shimbun)
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:5 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1874 - current

■The Heisei era(平成) : From September 1986 until the latest issue. The articles from December 2008 have the clipping images (not all).
■The Meiji, the Taisho and the Showa era(明治・大正・昭和) : From 1874 (the first issue) until 1989
■The Japan News (The Daily Yomiuri until March 2013) : From 1989.  The articles from August 2011 have links between English articles and Japanese articles.
■Who’s Who today : Personal data of about 26,000 key persons in Japan and overseas (including the deceased).

zotero
Language:English and Japanese /

Quick Start Guide | Getting Help and Troubleshooting | terms of service | Screencast Tutorials

Resource Type Use Citation Management Tools
Access Maximum number of users:create an individual account || Log out:Not Required || FREE
About

zotero is the document management tool operating as Mozilla Firefox’s extended functions (add-on). There is a stand-alone version which doesn’t depend on Firefox. Users can increase the saving capacity (pay).

20th Century Media Database : During the Allied Occupation
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1945 - 1949

Database of tables of contents, headlines, advertisements and so on from 13,787 magazines and newspapers owned by Gordon W. Prange Collection (Maryland University in the U.S.).

Academic Research Database Repository
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

About (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || FREE
About

The portal site provided by National Institute of Informatics. It enables you to cross search the databases of literature information of each academic discipline and ancient documents provided by National Institute of Informatics(NII).

Academic Search Complete(EBSCOhost) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text /

User Guide(in Japanese) / Title Lists

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Academic Search Complete is the world biggest full text database for academic institutions including all of general fields such as human science, social science, natural science, medicine, science and engineering and so on.
Users can read the indexes and abstracts of articles carried by about 12,500 journals. ( the full texts of about 8,600 out of 12,500 journals.)

American National Biography Online (ANB Online)
Language:English /

online user guide | help | Research Packs

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of  ” American national biography ” (24 volumes in total), the biggest reference of the american biographical dictionaries. This database widely includes people who influenced all the fields of an American history. It is valuable and essential for researches on a history , a society, an economic history and a culture of North America.

American Periodicals Series(ProQuest) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Basic Quick Reference Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1740 - 1940

American Periodicals Series contains the periodicals such as specialized journals, general magazines, specialized magazines such as literary magazines, magazines for children and women and so on published in America.

Archive of IDE Publications
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guideterms of use

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Stats
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1990-current

This database provides the full text of publications about developing countries/areas’ economical/political/social problems published by Institute of Developing Economies (JETRO). It contains the full texts of 494 books such as “Kenkyu Sousho”, “Ajiken Sensho”, “Jouhou Bunseki Report”, “Asia wo miru me”, etc. published after 1990.

Asian Trends Database
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

HELP (in Japanese)terms of use (in English)

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region, Find Stats
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus
About coverage:1970-current

Database of “Yearbook of Asian Affairs” (from 1970 until the latest issue) published by Institute of Developing Economies (JETRO). About the important topics of Asia after 1969 and 22 countries 1 area in Asia & Central Asia & Russia Far East area, the full text  search and the download of the chief economic indicators by country and year are available.

bookplus
Language:Japanese /

quick guide (in Japanese)user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:1 || Log outRequired || On-Campus
About coverage:1927-current

bookplus is one of the biggest book database in Japan provided by NICHIGAI ASSOCIATES, INC. It provides not only book titles, authors and publishers but table of contents, summaries, and story lines.

Cambridge Books Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)subscribed title list

Resource Type Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The e-book collection of Cambridge University Press. This database covers all the fields of human science, social science, natural science and medicine and searches all the titles by full-text, key words and contents. The titles Rikkyo University purchased can be viewed in full text as PDF files.

 

Chunichi Shimbun – Tokyo Shimbun
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

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Resource Type Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:1 || Log outRequired || On-Campus
About coverage:1987-current

The newspaper article database of “Chunichi Shimbun” and “Tokyo Shimbun”.
■Chunichi Shimbun
“Chunichi Shimbun” contains almost all the articles of more than 20 local editions (Aichi prefecture, Gifu prefecture and Mie prefecture).
April 1987-: the last edition (the local edition)
April 1989-: Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Shiga, Fukui, Nagano
January 1995-: All the area versions of Mie
April 1995-: All the area versions of Gifu
January 1996-: All the area versions of Aichi
■Tokyo Shimbun
“Tokyo Shimbun” is a local edition of the metropolitan area.
April 1997-: the last edition (Tokyo)
April 2009-: All the area versions of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Gumma, Tochigi, the eastern part of Shizuoka

CiNii(NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) Users can search this database by READ >more
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This is the academic information database service of articles, books, journals and so on, provided by National Institute of Informatics (NII). READ isn’t compatible with some services.
CiNii Articles:
Database of academic article information such as academic society journals, university research bulletins and the National Diet Library’s Japanese periodicals indexes.
CiNii Books:
CiNii Books provides information of books and journals owned by university libraries all over Japan.
CiNii Dissertations:
CiNii Dissertations provides dissertations written at Japanese universities. The dissertations opened to the National Diet Library’s digital collection or university repositories can be viewed in full text.

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Access Maximum number of users:All files but those listed in the following items are unlimited. eBook Collection:1ID for each title, Book Review Digest Plus:1ID, MLA Directory of Periodicals:1ID, Readers' guide to periodical literature:1ID || Niiza Campus Only for PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO || Off-Campus Access
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The below databases are available.
– Academic Search Complete
– Book Review Digest Plus
– Business Source Complete
– eBook Collection(Netlibrary)
– EconLit
– Green FILE
– MLA Directory of Periodicals
– MLA International Bibliography
– Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA)
– PsyARTICLES *Available at Niiza Campus (Psychology) only : Ikebukuro Campus users can apply the Inter-Campus Delivery.
– PsyINFO *Available at Niiza Campus (Psychology) only
– Readers’ guide to periodical literature
– Regional Business News
– SocINDEX with Full Text
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eol [Listed Company Package]
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Database of Japanese listed companies’ financial statements, financial data and earnings briefings. Rikkyo University doesn’t have contract for earnings briefings flash and financial analysis information. For access to listed companies’ information in Asia, please use “eol Asia One” on the upper right of the screen after log in.

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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is provided by United States Department of Education. It offers information of education and its related fields.

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Factiva.com provides a wide range of business information such as major newspapers, news, company information, market information worldwide including Japan. It also contains company financial information, market data (from present to past), and analyst report provided by Investext, etc.

FT.com
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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
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The e-book type reference tool provided by Gale Group. This database enables you to cross search all the titles which Rikkyo University has contract for. Please search  e-resources A-Z for the latest contracted titles.

Google Scholar
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Google Scholar searches academic materials of academic publishers, academic associations, universities and so on without restrictions such as publishers or fields.

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JAIRO enables you to cross search academic information stored in the domestic academic institutions’ repositories.

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J-STAGE searches publications of academic associations provided by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

KIKUZOU II Visual(Asahi Shimbun)
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KIKUZOU II Visual contains The Asahi Shimbun (after 1985), reduced-size editions (Meiji-Showa:1879-1989), AERA(The first issue-) and Shukan Asahi ( after APRIL 2004). It also contains”Chiezo”, “Jinbutsu database” and “Asahi Shimbun Rekishi Shashin Archive”.

KOD Kenkyusha Online Dictionary
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Kenkyusha’s online dictionary search service. It contains Kenkyusha’s New English-Japanese Dictionary sixth edition and Kenkyusha’s New Japanese-English Dictionary fifth edition for the extensive demands of English business and English learning.

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This journal article information database contains journal article information as well as annual research reports of humanities and sociology published by domestic academic journals after the war and title information of a collection of academic papers.
– Journals with ISSN are linked to Rikkyo University OPAC and Webcat Plus.
– J-STAGE link is link to articles. Access free articles, but except access free articles, can be viewed. (Readers’ numbers are required).

Maisaku(Mainichi Shimbun)
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The following materials can be searched.
– Mainichi Shimbun article search (headline search: 1872-, headline and body search: 1987-)
– Paper search (1872-1999)
– Online reduced editions (1989-1999)
– Shukan Economist, a Japanese economic weekly magazine (1988-)
– Mainichi Daily News

Mendeley
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Create an individual account and use. Saving and reading the documents are available online, but Quoting the saved documents to write articles are need to download a desktop version and a quotes plugin for MS Word. Users can increase the save capacity (pay).

Naxos Music Library
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Naxos Music Library provides a huge number of recordings focused on classics. 777 labels (Chandos, BIS, Hungaroton, Profil, Hanssler, Marco Polo, Vanguard, VOX, CPO, Alpha, Wergo, etc.) are taking part in. Windows Media Player are required to playback.

Nikkei Telecom 21(Nikkei Shimbun)
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About coverage:1975 - current

Nikkei Telecom 21 enables you to cross search 4 Nikkei newspapers (The Nikkei, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun, Nikkei Ryutsu Shimbun, Nikkei Kinyu Shimbun), company information and personnel information. This is the representative business database of Japan.

Oya Soichi Library’s Index Database for Finding Magazine Articles
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About coverage:1988-current

The magazine article index database of Oya Soichi Library (specialized in magazines). Oya Soichi library is well-known for rich contents and a unique angle. This database searches 1,600,000 article indexes taken by about 300 magazines (weekly magazines, general magazines, women’s magazines, etc after 1988) all at once.
*List of magazine collection (in Japanese)

Press Reader (former Library Press Display)
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Press Reader contains more than 2000 newspapers issued in 100 countries. It contains not only the pages of newspapers themselves but also advertisements. The past articles at most 90 days before can be viewed (It depends on titles).

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– American Periodicals Series
– ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
– Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
– New York Times “The New York Times Book Review”(1986 -) and “New York Times Magazine”(1986 -)
*”The New York Times”(1851-2008) is available on ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
– Periodicals Archive Online
– ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
– ProQuest Historical Newspapers(The New York Times(1851-2008))
– Social Services Abstracts
– Sociological Abstract
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Create personal accounts and use. There are a web version for saving the documents and a desktop version for editing or quoting, downloading and using. Strengthened Readcube Web Reader is adopted as an official journal article reader of Nature Publishing Group (NPG) and Wiley. For browsing only, a personal account are not required.

RefWorks (Legacy)
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Create a personal account and use.
Using this tool, users can do…
-To save collected information online (online database, online journal, OPAC)  on their own platforms.
-To create article’s reference list.
-To share information.
*How to import from each database (in Japanese)
*For MS Word2016 for Mac users (about Write-N-Cite) → Japanese ver. / English ver.

RefWorks (New)
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Using this tool, users can do…
-To save collected information online (online database, online journal, OPAC)  on their own platforms.
-To create article’s reference list.
-To share information.

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About coverage:1928-current

Database of research/educational achievements by Rikkyo University.

The Sankei Archives(Sankei Shimbun)
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■Tokyo headquarter morning paper, the evening final edition : from September 7, 1992 – *Tokyo headquarter the evening edition was ceased on March 30, 2002.
■Osaka headquarter morning paper, the evening final edition : from December 15, 1998 –

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*Pay Per View
About approx. 3000 online articles provided by ELSEVIER can be viewed as PDF file until reaching the contracted number. Please check the abstract in advance and use the article needed as many users can use this service. If this service ends because of reaching the contracted number, we’ll let users know by e-mail, etc.
Intended Users) Full-time staffs, graduates, undergraduates  If your student number changes, you have to reregister your new student number and e-mail address.

SPEEDA
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Database searching information for analyses of companies and industries and provided by UZABASE, Inc. It contains data of all Japanese listed/unlisted companies and overseas major listed companies. The trends of industries and numerical information can be downloaded as MS Word, Excel or PDF files.

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About coverage:1997-current

SpringerLink contains the full text of about 2000 online journals in all the fields. The journals published until 1996 can be searched by Springer Online Journal Archive.

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About coverage:until 1996

Springer Online Journal Archive is the online journal collections published by Springer until 1996. The journals from 1997 to current can be searched by SpringerLink.

The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
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About coverage:1785-1985

The archive of “London Times” (from the first issue until 1985),  a pioneer of international communications network. The advertisements, charts and photos can also be viewed.

 

Toyo Keizai Digital Archive Collection(MARUZEN eBook Library)
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The digitized collection of Japanese oldest economic journal “Toyo Keizai Shimpo (Current “Shukan Toyo Keizai”).
■Contracted collection: The first term (Nov. 1894, the first issue – Dec. 1945)
■Off-campus remote access: Maruzen ebook Library’s account registration is required. If you forget your password, once delete your account and register again.
■How to delete your account:
(1)From on campus terminal, access Maruzen eBook Library and click the “アカウント(account)” button.
(2)Type in recognition ID and your name and then click “利用規約に同意して次へ(agree with the terms of use and next)”.
(3)Click “いいえ(No)”on the screen opened.

Toyo Keizai Digital Contents Library
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About coverage:1977-current

Database of journals and company information published in “Shukan Toyo Keizai”, “Kaisha Shikihou”, “Shushoku Shikihou”, etc. by TOYO KEIZAI INC.

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About coverage:early Edo era - current

Webcat Plus has a function to search books related to the specific theme by associative searching. It also searches by index/outline information or characters.

whoplus
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whoplus enables you to cross search “Jinbutsu Jouhou Database (WHO)”, “Jinbutsu Reference Jiten”, “Jiten Kindai Nihon no Senkusha”, “Chosho・Chosha Jouhou”, “Nichigai Sentei Koushiki URL Shu”, etc. provided by Nichigai Associates, Inc. It has links to literature database. To reach the maximum number of browsing detailed information, this service may be stopped until the end of the year.

Yomidasu Rekishikan(Yomiuri Shimbun)
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About coverage:1874 - current

■The Heisei era(平成) : From September 1986 until the latest issue. The articles from December 2008 have the clipping images (not all).
■The Meiji, the Taisho and the Showa era(明治・大正・昭和) : From 1874 (the first issue) until 1989
■The Japan News (The Daily Yomiuri until March 2013) : From 1989.  The articles from August 2011 have links between English articles and Japanese articles.
■Who’s Who today : Personal data of about 26,000 key persons in Japan and overseas (including the deceased).

zotero
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zotero is the document management tool operating as Mozilla Firefox’s extended functions (add-on). There is a stand-alone version which doesn’t depend on Firefox. Users can increase the saving capacity (pay).

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