Dear SciFinder users,
Our choice of SciFinder product will be based on your opinions.
It is very important that you participate in this Trial so that you can give us your opinions about them.
We are offering Q&A session on this Thursday Feb. 14th from 1pm – 3pm to answer your questions. Please take this opportunity to ask any questions.
Date: Feb. 14th from 1pm to 3pm
Place: Meeting Room C15, Lab 1
We purchased the following collections, so you can access them at anytime without any restrictions.
- Springer eBooks STM Full Collection : Copyright Year 2010（3,950 titles）
- Springer eBooks STM Full Collection : Copyright Year 2011（4,698 titles）
In all, the Library currently holds Year 1842 -2011, and 2014 of Springer eBook Collections.
Please visit Springer eBook Collections from HERE
- You have been unemployed for 1 year or less by the date of your application to the program.
- OR you have a project ending less than 6 months after the date of your application.
1 month trial of some JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) collections is available to you until November 14, 2018.
² Developmental Biology
Science Education (Advanced Biology)
² Cell Biology
A paid trial of Wiley Online Books has started for 6 months, which will be available to you until March 26, 2019.
You have online access to more than 21,000 monographs, handbooks, dictionaries, companions and landmark book series except Online Reference Works.
Please visit the link below to see available titles by subject.
As of July 25th 2018, the SpringerProtocols.com platform will be deactivated. Content from SpringerProtocols will continue to be hosted on SpringerLink and searchable on our new research platform Springer Nature Experiments, specially designed and optimized for protocols search.
[NEW!] Document Delivery Service (Reprints Desk)
Reprints Desk is a document delivery service which makes it easier than ever before to order documents from anywhere in the system with a click of a button. You can directly search and order the articles you need, instantly acquire PDF documents and pay by direct payment (即支出) each month.
More information can be found from here.
Wiley Paid Trial ended yesterday, but you don’t need to be disappointed.
We have arranged another paid trial, “Oxford Scholarship Online,” provided by Oxford University Press for 1 year, until February 28, 2019.
You have online access to over 900 books of the following subjects: Biology, Mathematics, Neuroscience and Physics.
The library is hosting Web of Science Seminar for all OIST staff and students on January 16, 2018.
We will invite an expert of Web of Science from Clarivate Analytics (formaer Thomson Reuters). The seminar will highlight the content as well as the features and tools of Web of Science to reveal citation connections and support research discoveries and publication.
There are two courses for Beginner and Intermediate, and you may choose to attend one or both courses.
SciFinder Help Desk will be open at the Library Office from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, on Nov. 15 (Wed).
SciFinder is the only research tool with access to the world’s most reliable and largest collection of substances, reactions and references (from both journals and patents). A global network of scientists update content daily to ensure you have access to the most timely and accurate information available.
This collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs.
On and after Sep 1st, OIST Library is no longer subscribed to Safari Online Books.
However, we decided to purchase highly used books as print books. so please do not worry if you have been using Safari books (Cancelled titles are listed in the File Attachement in the below).
- We have arranged for a paid trial of Wiley Online Books for 6 months, which will be available to you until February 28, 2018.
- You have online access to more than 18,000 monographs, handbooks, dictionaries, companion and landmark book series except Online Reference Works.
- Please visit the link below to see available titles by subject.
Here are the new books arrived at the library. Please add them on your summer reading list.
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It's rainy season in Okinawa. That means it's time for extra reading! Please enjoy these new books at the library.
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National Geographic magazine is now available at the library. It mainly contains articles about science, geography, history and world culture. Tips: Just look for yellow rectangular border magazine!
On-Campus: E-resoruces are accessible from any computers connected to the campus network.
Off-Campus: E-resources are available outside of campus through VPN service. To use VPN service, please go to IT section's site.
F1000: Faculty of 1000
F1000 is an in-depth directory of the top articles in biology and medicine, as recommended by the Faculty. Like PubMed, you can search by keywords, and you can also browse the entire archive, or just the disciplines and specialties that interest you. New article recommendations are added to the site daily.
OIST Library has implemented "Article Select Tokens" which can be used to pay for full-text downloads from WILEY since we canceled 13 low usage titles from the publisher.
Please go to the link below to learn how to use the tokens - we have Option 1: IP-address-only control.