- The systematic downloading, manually or using auto-downloading software, etc., of multiple full-text files within a short period of time (downloading of multiple reference citations, e.g., into EndNote, is acceptable.)
- Reproductions or the redistribution of full text data.
- Using full text data for purposes other than individual use
Remote Access to e-Resources
OIST employees can access the subscription-based journals and databases via https://journals.oist.jp/ using OIST username and password. If you have trouble accessing journals with this service, please consider requesting VPN access from the IT Division.
Instructions for how to use the OIST VPN can be found here.
Database Search System
For searching academic articles published in academic society journals, university research bulletins or articles included in National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
A database from the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Contains 2.8 million reviews and abstracts from math publications.
SciFindern overview: Click HERE
SciFindern Quick Reference Guide: https://www.jaici.or.jp/scifinder-n/ref/sfn_en.pdf
Chemical Abstracts Service
Register for SciFinder *Registration is required.
User Registration Manual: English / Japanese
Presentation Material: English / Japanese
SciFinder Training Materials
E-learning : http://www.cas.org/training/scifinder
Structure Diagram Manual: English / Japanese
Springer Nature Experiments is an advanced research solution dedicated to protocols and methods. Springer Nature Experiments has been designed to help users/researchers find and evaluate relevant protocols and methods across the whole Springer Nature protocols and methods portfolio (SpringerProtocols, Nature Methods, Nature Protocols and Protocols Exchange).
User Guide: English / Japanese
Electrical engineering, computer science and electronics
Peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes experimental methods in video format.
Weekly journal of science
Medical, nursing and allied health information resources /Clinical Neuropharmacology / CNS Drugs / Current Opinion in Neurology /Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics / Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease /Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / Neurology / Neurology Clinical Practice / Neuroreport
Journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary
Web portal of Elsevier
STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) journals & reference works by Springer
Synlett & Synthesis
Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
1963〜2013 (Japanese only)
This database offers full-text articles for journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals.
E-book Collection of Health & Medicine, Psychology, and Science
Springer eBooks' holding is from the Year 1842 -2019.
The archive's 59 full-text volumes provide the life science community with definitive reviews of progress in areas of molecular, cell, and developmental biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cancer biology, and molecular pathology.
An essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology.
A database service to search information of books and journals held by university libraries in Japan.
IRDB (Institutional Repositories DataBase) is a database service that collects and provides metadata of content from over 500 academic institutions' repository in Japan.
COAR is an international association with 164 members and partners from around the world representing libraries, universities, research institutions, government funders and others. COAR brings together individual repositories and repository networks in order to build capacity, align policies and practices, and act as a global voice for the repository community.
ERDB-JP is a data-sharing service for e-resources published in Japan.
Nikkei Science (English and Japanese)
PubMed with SFX (Link Resolver) and F1000.
22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Provided by Japan Science & Technology Agency (Japanese only)
J-STAGE is a platform of e-journal publishing for academic (science and technology, including social sciences / humanities) societies in Japan.
The services are planned and managed by JST, and the journals and its articles are managed by respective publishing societies.