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How to find library materials


Other library catalogs

  • CiNii Books

    Library catalogs of universities and research institutions in Japan are accessible through Webcat by the National Information Science Institute.

  • WebcatPlus

    Also, an advanced search option with association and matching search functions is available at Webcat.

  • NDL OPAC

    Search NDL OPAC for materials held by the Library of the National Diet of Japan.

  • BL integrated catalogue

    Search BL Integrated Catalog for BL materials.


Find Journal Articles

  • The Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    NASA-funded project which maintains four bibliographic databases containing more than 4.3 million records.

  • Aerospace Information Reference system EXternal version (AIREX)

    AIREX (Aerospace Information Reference External Version) is the system for public use of both domestic and international documentary records mainly regarding aerospace. Service for registered members.

  • CiNii (for papers, theses, etc)

    Search CiNii by the National Information Science Institute for research articles published by academic societies, universities, and research institutions in Japan. Some of the articles are available in full-text.

  • KAKEN

    Database of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research established and provided by the NII, MEXTand JSPS, is granted whole field of science, and this database provides the latest information of the research projects in Japan exhaustively.

  • JAIRO

    an abbreviation of Japanese institutional repositories contains academic information (articles, theses, bulletin papers, etc.).

  • Web of Science

    This is a database of articles in major academic journals of all subject fields. It allows you to find articles citing these works or that share a common reference, as well as to limit a search by keywords.

  • Journal Citation Reports

    Journal Citation Reports offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. Available in Science and Social Sciences editions.


Electronic journals

  • Electronic journals

    The Library subscribes to over 4,000 titles of journals in the literature of astronomy and space science. The full text of the journals is accessible at local terminals on campus. Also, journal and magazine subscription lists can be found at the library website.


NAOJ Reports & publications

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