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E-Journal & E-Book Portal

Please access e-journals that the University subscribes by the following procedures:


Kanazawa University has the following e-journals as packages.

Please note that some titles are not included in the packages (contract titles) and may not be available.
 ※Please look up titles of individual service in the E-Journal Portal.

Cambridge Journals
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts of academic journals in all fields published by Cambridge University Press. About 330 titles are available.
CiNii Articles
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsE-library service mainly focused on academic journals in Japan provided by the National Institute of Informatics (NII).
Oxford Journals
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts of almost all titles published by Oxford University Press.
<Before 1995: NII-REO Oxford University Press Archive Collection>
Science DirectMendeley Institutional Edition
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts of almost all titles of academic journals published by Elsevier (the Freedom Collection and Complete Collection). Available from circa 1998 up to the present. And you can use back files (through 1994) .
[→Mendeley User GUIDE]      
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts of almost all titles of academic journals published by Springer (including titles published by former Kluwer). The first issues to the latest are available. About 500 titles from 2009 have been added and the body texts from 1997 are available.
Wiley Online Library
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts of almost all titles of academic journals published by Wiley. Available from 1997 to the present. Angewandte Chemie International Edition (from 1962 to 1997) introduced.
Nikkei BP article search service
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsFull texts from almost all titles of magazines published by Nikkei BP. You can download full texts up to 1,000 times a month; when you exceed this limit, you will have to wait until the next month. Introduced journals Introduced year "Nikkei Business" will be posted on the same day, "Nikkei Health" in a month, and the rest in a week.
ContentsE-journals published by American Psychological Association. Full texts of 80 journals are available.
JSTOR[Available periodicals]
ContentsA total of 119 titles of e-journal of archive-like Website consisting of back numbers of core periodicals in various fields. Arts & Sciences I Collection introduced.
DisciplineNatural science
ContentsFull texts of Nature and Nature-related journals. (from 1987 to the present)Scientific American (from 1845 to 2005) became available.
Science Online
DisciplineNatural science
ContentsAn online version of the journal Science. The ones published from 1997 to the present are available. Science Classic introduced. (Science Express is not introduced.)
DisciplineScience and technology
ContentsIntegrated technological information transmission & distribution system. This is an online journal collection of academic societies and associations in Japan.
APS (American Physical Society)
ContentsE-journals published by APS (American Physical Society). Full texts of the following journals are available. Physical Review A-E, Physical Review Letters, reviews of Modern Physics, PROLA (back numbers)
AIP (American Institute of Physics)
DisciplineApplied physics
ContentsE-journals published by AIP (American Institute of Physics). Full texts of the following journals in the past 5 years are available.【Applied physics letters, Journal of applied physics】
ACS (American Chemical Society)
ContentsAll e-journals published by ACS (American Chemical Society).Available are 41 titles including what Kanazawa University subscribes from the first issues to the latest.
GeoScience World+GeoRef
DisciplineEarth science
ContentsA package of e-journals on Earth Science published by American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), American Geological Institute (AGI), Geological Society of America (GSA), The Geological Society of London (GSL), Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) A total of 40 journals are available.*You can use the GeoRef at the same site.
LWW Fixed50
ContentsE-journals published by LWW. Full texts of 50 medical journals are available.
Medical Online(メディカルオンライン)[Available periodicals]
ContentsSite you can look up and read medical journals published in Japan. Guidelines are also available to browse.
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
DisciplineCivil engineering
ContentsE-journals published by ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). Full texts of all 34 journals are available.
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
DisciplineMechanical engineering
ContentsE-journals published by ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers). Full texts of 25 journals are available. *Applied Mechanics Reviews is not included.


Springer eBook(SpringerLink)
DisciplineEarth & Environmental Science, Computer Science
ContentsEarth & Environmental Science(2013),  Computer Science(2005-2012)are available.
Maruzen eBook Library
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsE-book collections published by domestic publishing company.
[Available titles]
- You are able to read from off campus, if you use remote access function.
[User's manual (Japanese text only)]
ProQuest Ebook Central
DisciplineGeneral (Humanities, sociology, science & engineering, Medicine)
ContentsPlatform for using e-books published abroad
[Users' manual (Japanese text only)]
Science Direct Books(Elsevier)
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)Methods in Enzymology (2007-) are available.
Wiley Online Library
DisciplineAll fields
ContentsE-books published by Wiley

How to access e-resources from off campus

Two ways are prepared to use e-resources off campus which Kanazawa University subscribes.

Please note some e-resources are not available off campus.

1.  Through GakuNin Service (Shibboleth Authentication)

GakuNin service enables on-campus Single Sign-On (the mechanism where a single ID and password permit a user to access e-journals and databases which Kanazawa University subscribes.) It will also create an environment where a user can access other university and commercial services. Kanazawa University ID is necessary for login. 

  1. Access to an e-journal/ database which you want to use
  2. Login with Kanazawa University ID following the authentication link

Not all e-resources support Gakunin Service.

Please see the following site for details.
<Gakunin official site> https://www.gakunin.jp/

<About Gakunin by Information Media Center (in Japanese)> http://www.imc.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/service/gakunin

<An example of Gakunin access (in Japanese)> gakunin.pdf)

2. Through VPN


Please see VPN(総合メディア基盤センター) (Information Media Center(in Japanese)) for details.

You can connect VPN with Kanazawa University Network ID.

Please use VPNGW 02 for using e-journals and databases.

< About network ID (in Japanese) ネットワークIDについて(総合メディア基盤センター)>
<An example of VPNGW02 access (in Japanese)> vpngw02.pdf