About Databases

Databases is a collection of data organized in a manner that allows retrieval and use of data. This page provides an available major databases in Nagasaki University. Some databases is possible to access from off-campus.
※How to access from off-campus.

  • Select a subject from the left menu, click the banner of the database.
  • Some databases allows a limited number of simultaneous users to access, be sure to log off immediately when finished.
  • Please ask reference service section for the inquiry about databases.
   <Attention for use>
  • Use of electronic journals is subject to copyright laws and publisher license agreements.
  • Do not redistribute of data and the systematic download using computer programs is strictly prohibited.


JapanKnowledge Lib (JapanKnowledge Lib) 
An online database of major dictionaries and encyclopaedias, as well as databases for weekly journals and books etc.
【2 simultaneous access】 

■JapanKnowledge Movies / English version
■JapanKnowledge Movies / Japanese version  
※User’s Guide (English) / ※User’s Guide (Japanese) 
★The making method of the report using JapanKnowledge (Japanese)

Academic OneFile (Academic OneFile) 
Gale’s premier periodical resource, Academic OneFile, provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources, including videos from BBC Worldwide Learning to thousands of podcasts and transcripts from CNN.
It includes more than 11,000 peer-reviewed journals (more than 8,000 in full text), and major reference sets including Gale Encyclopaedia of Science and Encyclopaedia of World Biography.

General OneFile (General OneFile) 
General OneFile is a one stop source for general interest content coming from news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

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Journal Article

Scopus (SCOPUS)  
A database of abstracts and citations for scholarly journal articles, and include a link to the full-text.
 ※SCOPUS Quick Reference Guide

EBSCOhost (EBSCOhost)  

A suite of databases providing access to thousands of periodical titles and millions of articles. Please select databases from the list below.
  Business Source Premier ※Katafuchi campus only

ProQuest (ProQuest)  
A database of full-text articles for journals. ※Quick Reference Guide

cochran library (The Cochrane Library)  
A collection of databases in medicine and other healthcare specialties provided by the Cochrane Collaboration and other organisations.

PubMed (PubMed)
A free database accessing the MEDLINE database of citations, abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics, and include a link to the full-text.

Please use exclusive PubMed URL of Nagasaki University.
By accessing PubMed through exclusive URL for Nagasaki University, you will be available to e-journal from search results. Those users accessing PubMed from the general “pubmed.gov” URL will not benefit from the Library’s LinkOut feature.
◎Exclusive URL:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?otool=ijpnulib
When you access to the full text, click the following icon in search results.


JSTOR provides access to academic journal articles.
Collections available at Nagasaki University:
■Arts & Sciences I Collection
This collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, sociology, and humanities & social sciences.
■Arts & Sciences II Collection
This collection includes core journals in economics, history, archaeology, classics, and areas studies (Latin American, Middle Eastern, Slavic, African, and Asian).
■Arts & Sciences III Collection
 This collection includes core journals in language & literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, art & art history, and architecture & architectural history.

International Nuclear Information System (International Nuclear Information System)
A bibliographic database devoted to the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. INIS is operated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in collaboration with its Member States and co-operating international organizations.

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Journal Article(Japanese)

CiNii (CiNii)  
A database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins. Access to the full text is also available.  ※Quick guide page / ※Help

Igaku chuo zassi web (Igaku chuo zasshi Web)
A database of abstracts and citations for journal articles, about medical and nursing and pharmacology etc  【9 simultaneous access】
※Bunkyo campus and Sakamoto campus only

◎Igaku chuo zasshi vol.1(1903) ~ vol.410(1983) provided by the digital archives of the National Diet Library. ※Japanese Only

Medical Online (Medical Online)  
A database of full-text articles for journals, about medical and nursing and pharmacology etc. This collection contains more than 1,171 journal titles.

Saishin kango sakuin Web (Saishin kango sakuin Web)
A database of abstracts and citations for journal articles about nursing.
【3 simultaneous access】 ※All campus users became available.

NIKKEI TELECOM21 (NIKKEI TELECOM) 【5 simultaneous access】
A database of economic field presented by Nihon Keizai Shimbun digital media Co.

D1-Law.com (d1-Law.com)
A database of law information field presented by Daiichi Hoki Co.
【Simultaneously Accessible Area】 Katafuchi campus / Bunkyo & Sakamoto campus

eol (eol)
A database of company information field presented by eol.
【2 simultaneous access】 Katafuchi campus only

JIIA (The Japan Institute of International Affairs) 

A database of international affairs, Japanese text only.
And an online journal ‘Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)’ are also available.
【5 simultaneous access】  

Chiho Jichi Sogo Kenkyujo 1974-2015 (Chiho Jichi Sogo Kenkyujo 1974-2015)
A database for the materials of The Japan Research Institute for Lcal Government (Chiho Jichi Sogo Kenkyujo), Japanese text only.

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Doctoral Dissertation

Nagasaki University’s Institutional Repository.

CiNii Dissertations (CiNii Dissertations)
CiNii Dissertations is a database service that lets you search for information on dissertations written for doctoral degrees in Japan conferred by Japanese Universities and the National Institute for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation.
The search function uniformly covers dissertations made available in repositories of universities and other academic institutions in Japan as well as those archived in the National Diet Library.

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Dictionary, Encyclopedia

JapanKnowledge Lib (JapanKnowledge Lib) 
An online encyclopedia including contents of Encyclopedia Nipponica 2001, Shogakukan Unabridged Dictionary of the Japanese Language and Encyclopedia of Japanese History, Shogakukan Random House(English-Japanese Dictionary),etc.
【2 simultaneous access】  

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Person information

JapanKnowledge Lib (JapanKnowledge Lib) 
“The Biographical Dictionary of Japan (one of the contents in JapanKnowledge+)” is Japan’s largest biographical dictionary, including more than 65,000 from the mythical age of “Kojiki” and “Nihon Shoki” until the present.
【2 simultaneous access】  

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A newspaper database for Nihon Keizai Shinbun. Includes contents of 210,000 person information on 5,100 companies and central government office, economy, trade group, Diet member. In addition, the company information of main 30,000 companies are also searchable. 【5 simultaneous access】

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Newspapers Article

KikuzouⅡ visual (KikuzouⅡ visual)
A newspaper database for Asahi Shinbun from 1985 to the present. Two weekly magazines, Aera and Shu-kan Asahi, and an annual new-word dictionary Chiezo, and The Asahi Shimbun reduced-size collective edition(1945-1999)are also available. 【2 simultaneous access】

Yomidasu Bunshokan Yomidasu Bunshokan(Yomiuri Shinbun)  
A newspaper database for Yomiuri Shinbun from Sep. 1986 to the present. 【1 simultaneous access】

papyrus PAPYRUS (Nishinihon Shinbun) 
A newspaper database for Nishinihon Shinbun from 1989 to the present.
 【1 simultaneous access】

Ryukyu Shimpo Ryukyu Shimpo  
A newspaper database for Ryukyu Shimpo from 1998 to the present.【1 simultaneous access】

The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Nikkei industry newspaper, Nikkei MJ( circulation newspaper), Nikkei finance newspaper are available for the past 30 years. In addition, A newsflash and company information and person information are also available. 【5 simultaneous access】

Ebscohost (Regional Business News)
Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  Regional Business News Database Coverage List
※Katafuchi campus only

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Reference Manager

EndNoteWeb (EndNote Basic)
A web-based bibliographic tool provided by Thomson Reuters that can help you manage and streamline your research.

Before using EndNote Basic for the first time, you need to register your account within the IP address range of Nagasaki University.
After your account has been established you can access from off-campus.
Please access the registration page and enter required information.

Mendeley (Mendeley End User Edition) 
A free reference manager and academic social network. You manage citations and PDFs using a desktop client or through your account on mendeley.com. Mendeley also includes plugins for Word or OpenOffice, so you can easily create citations and/or bibliographies as you write your papers.

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Others (Medical)

kyonoshinryo Today’s Diagnosis and Treatment WEB 
A database for the healthcare workers, Japanese text only.
you can easily search the information about the most effective treatments based on the latest results of research.   【5 simultaneous access】

VisibleBody Visible Body 
Visible Body is application for human anatomy, including interactive anatomy models and 3D physiology animations and so on.
※App Download Page

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Journal Citation Reports(JCR) (JCR) 
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides Impact Factors.Impact Factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year.
★You don’t need sign in. Please click the Continue without sign in and use it.
【Notice of URL change】 New URL:https://jcr.incites.thomsonreuters.com

SciFinder (SciFinder Web Ver.)
A research discovery databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.

Before using SciFinder Web for the first time, you need to register for an account. Please access the registration page and enter required information and specify a username and password. You must input an e-mail address with “nagasaki-u.ac.jp” e-mail domain. Please refer to this PDF file for details.

官報情報検索サービス (Kanpou information search service)官報ID・PW
A database for the Official Gazette, Japanese text only.  【1 simultaneous access】
You need a special username and password for access. Click this icon 官報ID・PWdisplayed behind the title. You can get username and password.(On-Campus Only)

Academic Research Database Repository (Academic Research Database Repository)
Specialized databases created by academic institutions and researchers can be searched one at a time, or a number of databases together in a batch.

Shinpen Kokka Taikan CD-ROM Ver.2 (Shinpen Kokka Taikan CD-ROM Ver.2)
【5 simultaneous access】

A collection of databases providing access to Bills, Command Papers and House of Commons Papers printed between 1688 and the 2004 session.
※HCPP’s Plathome will be changed in NII-REO HSS from ProQuest.

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