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New Arrivals August (as of 8/31/2022)

Please check out our newest arrivals for print books.

New Arrivals June - July (as of 7/31/2022)

Please check out our newest arrivals for print books.

New Arrivals April - May (as of 5/31/2022)

Please check out our newest arrivals for print books. 

Additional online books are now available!

WILEY Online Books (23 titles)

Currently available titles can be found in the attached list.  You can save a PDF copy at no cost.

ELSEVIER Book Series (eBooks / 3 titles)

We are pleased to let you know that a new book series from Elsevier is now available until the end of December 2022.

 

New Arrivals January - March (as of 3/31/2022)

Please check out our newest arrivals for print books. 

New & Cancelled Journals 2022 (as of 01/17/2022)

The following is a list of new and cancelled journals for Year 2022. You can access the full list from here https://groups.oist.jp/library/new-and-cancelled-journals-list

New Arrivals December, 2021(as of 12/20/2021)

Please check out new arrivals for print books and extra issue of Newton.

New Arrivals October, 2021(as of 10/31/2021)

Please check out newest arrival for print books.

New Wiley Online Books are now available!

Wiley Online Books

The Library is pleased to announce that OIST now has unlimited access to over 22,000 high-quality ebooks from Wiley! This collection will be available until March 14th, 2022. The entire list of available titles is attached below.

These books include brand-new titles to all the subjects that Wiley covers, and can be downloaded to your e-reader of choice with no DRM restrictions :)
 

New Arrival August, 2021(as of 8/31/2021)

Please check out newest arrival for print books.

The Interlibrary Loan system service has resumed

Collections and delivery services at the Ishikawa Post Office are once again in operation, so we are happy to annouce that the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service is now available.

The Interlibrary Loan system service is on hold

Due the Ishikawa Post Office being closed, we are also pausing the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service. You will be notified when ILL service resumes.

Using DocuSign for Deposit License Submissions

In order to make OIST’s intellectual output accessible worldwide, authors of published journal articles are asked to sign a one-time De

The Interlibrary Loan system service has resumed.

Collections and delivery services at the Ishikawa Post Office are once again in operation, so we are happy to annouce that the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service is now available.

Thank you very much for your patience.

The Interlibrary Loan system service is temporarily suspended.

The ILL service (Inter-Library Loan) will be temporarily unavailable due to the suspension of collection and delivery services at the Ishikawa Post Office. 

New Arrivals June, 2021(as of 6/30/2021)

Please check out newest arrivals for ebooks and print books.

Retiring support of Internet Explorer 11 on May 31, 2021 Internet Explorer 11のサポート終了のご案内

Web of Science products, including InCites Benchmarking and Analytics, Essential Science Indicators and Journal Citation Reports, will be removing support for Internet Explorer 11 on May 31, 2021. Ending support for Internet Explorer 11 will allow the Clarivate engineering teams to use modern web practices to improve performance and user experience as they continue adding new features with each release. Although the Web of Science and InCites will continue to be available in Internet Explorer 11, new functionality may not work, and any issues will not be fixed.

[Library] OISTIR will be affected during the system update

OISTIR uses the JAIRO Cloud for the institutional repository platform. From June 1st, this system will have a major update, and the OISTIR will be affected during this update.

  • 2021/6/1 (Tue) ~ 2021/8/1 (Sun)

The content is available to view but no content will be added or updated.

  • 2021/8/2 (Mon) ~ 2021/8/5 (Thu)

OISTIR will not be accessible.

New Arrivals April, 2021(as of 5/6/2021)

Please check out newest arrivals for ebooks and ejournal.

Register today to attend the BPI/ Cell & Gene Therapy Asia Digital Week (April 5-8) バイオプロセス&細胞遺伝子治療の無料ウェビナー『BioProcess International Asia 2021』4月5日~8日、日本時間で開催

Register today to attend the BPI/ Cell & Gene Therapy Asia Digital Week (April 5-8)

バイオプロセス&細胞遺伝子治療の無料ウェビナー『BioProcess International Asia 2021』4月5日~8日、日本時間で開催

[Library] Library will cancel the New York Times online newspaper

Correction: The library will cancel the New York Times newspaper subscription from April March 29th.

New Arrivals December-February, 2020-2021(as of 2/26/2021)

Please check out newest arrivals for print books and ebooks.

Springer eBook Collection (2017) are Available Now

We purchased the following collections, so you can access them at any time without any restrictions.

Springer eBook Collection (2015-2016) are Available Now

We purchased the following collections, so you can access them at any time without any restrictions.

New & Cancelled Journals 2021

The following is a list of new and cancelled journals for Year 2021. You can access the full list from here https://groups.oist.jp/library/new-and-cancelled-journals-list

New Arrivals October-November, 2020(as of 11/30/2020)

Please check out newest arrivals for print books and ebooks.

Video Journal in JoVE are available

The library has arranged access to "Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) ", which will be available to you until December 31, 2021.

CUP’s new eBooks information purchased

We are pleased to inform you that we have granted perpetual access rights to 68 eBooks of Cambridge University Press based on the usage reports from April to September this year.

Cambridge Core

Warning of fake “Sapporo Medical Journal” website

We have received information of “FAKE WEBSITE CAUTION NOTICE” from Sapporo Medical University Scholarly Communication Center.

New Arrivals July-September, 2020(as of 9/30/2020)

Please check out newest arrivals for print books and ebooks.

We are providing three temporary eBook access

The Library has been providing you temporary eBook access for Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Wiley Online Books.

Webinar of the Springer Nature Experiments: “how to find the protocols and methods they need for their research"

We have received information from the Springer Nature Experiments team that they'll host webinars which will show your researchers how to find the protocols and methods they need for their research.

IEEE Online Panel Discussions will be held on September 21 & 23, 2020

We have received information from our vendor that IEEE Online Panel Discussions will be held on September 21 and 23rd for free.

Wiley Online Books Trial Has Started! until the end of Februrary, 2021

We have arranged for a paid trial of Wiley Online Books for 6 months as usual, which will be available to you until the end of February, 2021.

New Arrivals April-June, 2020

Check out the New Arrivals for print books!

Online versions of newspapres "The Japan Times / The New York Times"

The Japan Times stop to deliver print versions of newspapers "The Japan Times / The New York Times" from today(7/1/2020) in Okinawa. Instead, the online version of "The Japan Times" is available now.

New Arrivals January-April, 2020

Check out the New Arrivals for print books and ebooks!

ILL Service is not available for a while

We would like to inform you that ILL service (Inter-Library Loan) will stop effective immediately for COVID-19 infection prevention.

eBooks access at Cambridge Core is Available until the end of September in 2020.

We are pleased to announce that more than 9000 eBooks published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) is available now until the end of September.

Cold Spring Harbor Monographs Archive Online is available.

We purchased “Cold Spring Harbor Monographs Archive Online”.

Ebook access of Oxford University Press is available now until Feb. 28, 2021.

We are pleased to let you know that Ebook Access of Oxford University Press is available now in“Oxford Scholarship Online,”until Feb.28, 2021.

Elsevier temporarily provides Free website for Novel Coronavirus Information & 256 online books

Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with free information in English and Mandarin on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, for the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public.

The New York Review of Books is are Available Now

You can access to The New York Review of Books.

Please visit them from HERE.

New Arrivals July-January, 2019-2020

Check out the New Arrivals for print books and ebooks!

New & Cancelled Journals 2020

The following is a list of new and cancelled journals for Year 2020. You can access the full list from here https://groups.oist.jp/library/new-and-cancelled-journals-list

Springer eBook Collection (2012-2013) are Available Now

We purchased the following collections, so you can access them at anytime without any restrictions.

Coming Soon: The 2020 CAS Future Leaders Program!

Join a group of elite Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars from around the world to blaze a trail toward scientific leadership. Learn how to apply and submit your application for the 2020 CAS Future Leaders program starting December 2, 2019.

Wiley Online Books Trial Has Started! until the end of April, 2020

A paid trial of Wiley Online Books has started for 6 months, which will be available to you until the end of April, 2020.

Web form for submitted accepted manuscripts

The Library has created a new Web form for submitted accepted manuscripts.

https://groups.oist.jp/library/accepted-manuscript-submission 

New Arrivals

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New Arrivals

Check the New Arrivals at the Library counter.

SciFinder-n trial & Q&A session on Feb 14th. from 1pm - 3pm

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.

Springer eBook Collection (2010-2011) are Available Now

We purchased Springer eBook collections, so you can access them at anytime without any restrictions.

Elsevier Postdoc Free Access Program

For qualifying postdocs, Elsevier is offering free access to Scopus and all journals and books on ScienceDirect for up to 12 months.

New & Cancelled Journals 2019

We updated a list of new and cancelled journals for Year 2019.

1 month Trial for JoVE(Behavior, Developmental Biology, Advanced Biology) 

 1 month trial of some JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) collections is available to you until November 14, 2018.

Wiley Online Books Trial Has Started! until March 26, 2019

A paid trial of Wiley Online Books has started for 6 months, which will be available to you until March 26, 2019.

SpringerProtocols.com Platform Deactivation

 

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

[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.

New Books Arrival (2018/03/15)

Check the New Books Arrival at the Libary counter.

Oxford Scholarship Online is available until Feb. 28, 2019.

We have arranged another paid trial, “Oxford Scholarship Online,” provided by Oxford University Press for 1 year, until February 28, 2019.  

New! Springer eBook List

Here is the list of newly purchased eBooks from Springer.

Web of Science Seminar on Jan. 16

The library is hosting Web of Science Seminar for all OIST staff and students on January 16, 2018.

Web of Science

Now you can print in the library

How to print in the library?

Please visit here.

SciFinder HelpDesk 1-3 pm on Nov.15 (Wed)

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.

Trial: EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection

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.

New Arrivals (09/28/2017)

Some printed versions of the popular Safari Books are available now!

Subscription Cancellation: Safari Online Books

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).

Paid Trial for Wiley Online Books until Feb. 28, 2018.

  • 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.

Wiley OnlineBooks

Summer Reading List: New Books Arrival

Here are the new books arrived at the library. Please add them on your summer reading list.

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Rainy Season = Reading Season: New Books Available

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 Available (5/19/2017)

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!

Online Journals / E-Books

What types of e-resources can we access?
Please visit here.

OIST Library subscribes to CiNii Articles

Paid content of institutional contract for "CiNii Articles" is available from April, 2014.



ebrary

"ebrary" is an ebook platform which contains over 110, 000 academic titles in 16 fields from authoritative publishers.
 

More information about "ebrary" : English / Japanese

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.

Wiley Article Tokens

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.

New service- SFX (Link resolver)

What is the SFX?
SFX is a link resolver that helps researchers connect from search results of online databases to full text PDF reprints, the latter reside in diverse locations online. From the search output of various databases, SFX displays the full text availability and links users directly to the reprints.