5/6 updated [Library Network] Expanded access to e-resources during the COVID-19 outbreak

 On 2021-05-06 (25204 reads)

The following publishers have expanded access to their e-resources to assist students, faculty and researchers, as social distancing is advised to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Please refer to each publisher's website for details.

PublisherAccessPeriod
AAAS[5/1up]Content Free to Access (COVID-19 on Science and allied journals)[details]-
American Physiological SocietyContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
CASExpanded access to SciFinder from off-campus (ID/password required) until June 15
Oct 18
Jan 11, 2021

June 7, 2021 [extended]  
ElsevierContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
IEEEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
JoVEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
JSTORContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and public health)[details]

until June 30
Dec 31

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2022 [extended]

JSTOR[7/15up]Content Free to Access (unlicensed journal collections and ARTSTOR)(requires access via e-journal plug-in)[details 1][details 2]until Dec 31
June 30, 2021 [extended]
Mary Ann Liebert[5/1up]Content Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
Microbiology SocietyContent Free to Access (all contents)[details]-
New England Journal of MedicineContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and clinical education)[details]-
Oxford University PressContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
Project MUSEExpanded access to content [details]-
ProQuest[8/5up]"Coronavirus Research Database" is available free [details]until Dec 31
Period undecided
Royal SocietyContent Free to Access (all contents) [details]-
SAGEContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
SIAMContent Free to Access (Epidemiology)[details]-
SpringerNatureContent Free to Access (COVID-19)[details]-
Taylor & FrancisContent Free to Access (COVID-19) [details]-
University of Chicago PressContent Free to Access (COVID-19 and some journals as below)[details]

Bulletin American Schools Oriental Research / Classical Philology / Ethics / History of Religions / International Journal of American Linguistics / Isis / Journal of Cuneiform Studies / Journal of Labor Economics / Journal of Law & Economics / Journal of Legal Studies / Journal of Modern History / Journal of Near Eastern Studies / Journal of Religion / Philosophy of Science / The Journal of Geology / The Library Quarterly
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WileyContent Free to Access (COVID-19) [details]-
Nikkei BP[4/30up]Expanded access to Nikkei BP Kiji Kensaku Service (Academic Edition) from off-campus (e-journal plug-in required)
*There is an annual limit on the number of articles to be downloaded. Please read only what you need.
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The followings have expired.

PublisherAccessPeriod
American Economic Association[5/1up]Content Free to Access (all contents)[details]until June 30
Aug 31

[expired]
Annual ReviewsContent Free to Access (all contents)[details] until April 30
June 30

[expired]
Association for Computing Machinery [4/17up]Free Access to ACM Digital Library (all contents)[details]until June 30[expired]  
Cambridge University Press[5/1up]Content Free to Access (700+ textbooks (Online View only) and COVID-19) on Cambridge Core [details] until May 31[expired]  
De GruyterFree access to approximately 75,000 textbooks(1650-2016) from De Gruyter
and partner publishers sequentially (requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)[details]
 until June 30
July 31

[expired]
 
EBSCOUnlimited Access to EBSCO eBooks[details]until June 30[expired]
EBSCOUnlimited Access to the following databases:
Philosopher's Index with Full Text / CINAHL / EconLit with Full Text
until June 30[expired]
Geological Society of AmericaContent Free to Access (all e-books on GeoScienceWorld)[details]until June 30[expired]
Guilford PressContent Free to Access (all journals and some other contents)[details]until July 31
Sep 30

[expired]
JoVE[10/21up]New!Educational Contents Free to Access (JoVE Science Education / JoVE Core / JoVE Lab Manual) [details]until Dec 31[expired]
JSTOR[7/15up]Content Free to Access (32,000+ eBooks from 48 publishers)(requires access via e-journal plug-in)[details]until Aug 31[expired]
KinoDen [5/15up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to some of the subscribed e-books up to 50[details]until July 31[expired]
Maruzen eBook Library [4/17up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to some of the subscribed e-books to 50[details]until July 31[expired]
Oxford University Press [4/17up]

Content Free to Access (eBooks, Review Articles, etc.) as follows
(requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO)
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) *until June 13
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs)
Very Short Introductions. (VSI)
Oxford Quick Reference *until July 31

until July 13[expired]
ProQuestUnlimited Access to Ebook Central [details]until Mid June[expired]
SpringerNatureContent Free to Access (500+ textbooks)[details]until July 31[expired]
Taylor & Francis [4/17up]Free Access to Taylor & Francis eBooks except some
(requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
until July 12[expired]
Wiley [5/25up]

Archive Collections free to access as follows (requires access from campus or e-journal plug-in)
・Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
・The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
・The Royal College of Physicians

You can search across HERE.
(In addition, you can use "The New York Academy of Sciences" as the subscribed database.)

until July 30[expired]
Wolters Kluwer [4/23up]Providing Guest Passes for UpToDate access (individual sign-up required)[details]until May 31 [expired]
Asahi Shimbun Company [4/23up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to Kikuzo II (3→53) until May 31
June 30[expired]
Zassaku Plus [6/17up]Expanding Simultaneous Access to Zasshi Kiji Sakuin Shusei (Zassaku Plus) (1→3) until Mar 31, 2021[expired]
NetAdvanceExpanding Simultaneous Access to JapanKnowledge Lib to 50 until May 31
July 31

[expired]

*Posted: 24 Mar 2020 

[Kyoto University Library Electronic Resources Team]

 

[Library Network] About user support during holidays 2021/05/01 - 2021/05/05

 On 2021-04-30 (704 reads)

Library online services and E-journals, Databases is available during holidays: 2020/05/01 - 2020/05/05 except for maintenance.
But then, user support section will be closed. Sorry for inconvenience.

Please contact from here: Contact Form

[Kyoto University Library Electronic Resources Section.]

 

[Library Network] Conditions of Use and Licensing Restrictions for E-Resources

 On 2021-03-19 (2029 reads)

Use of electronic resources including databases, e-journals and e-books subscribed by Kyoto University is subject to copyright laws and licence agreements.
The licences generally prohibit the following uses:

  • Systematic and programmatic download
  • Usage beyond the private purpose
  • Reproducing and distributing

Violation of the licence agreements may result in the suspension of access to e-resources for the whole University.

There have been frequent recent occurrences of users unintentionally downloading or accessing large volumes of data using pre-read browser functions. Pre-read browser functions continually access links within pages in the background while pages are being viewed. As a result of this, large volume data downloads or large volume access of which the user is unaware may occur, even if the user intends to use electronic journals in the standard way. We request your cooperation in disabling these functions by making the below changes to your browser settings.

Flier

  • Electronic Journal "Excessive Access" Recent Case: It happens without any intention!!(PDF)[Flier]

Ref.

[Kyoto University Library Network]

 

Solved!: Trouble: Wiley Online Library Backfiles Temporarily Unavailable (05 Mar)

 On 2021-03-05 (545 reads)

The trouble was soleved. (2021/3/10 13:45)

Electronic Journal Backfiles provided by Wiley Online Library are currently not available.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

<Academic Support Division, Main Library>

 

Solved!: Trouble: KU Article Linker Temporarily Unavailable on Google Scholar (25 Feb)

 On 2021-02-25 (793 reads)

The trouble was soleved. (2021/3/5 14:00)

KU Article Linker is currently not available on Google Scholar.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

<Academic Support Division, Main Library>

 

[Library Network] Caution Regarding Predatory Journals

 On 2021-02-15 (1758 reads)
The Kyoto University Library Network has been making efforts to raise awareness of the issue of “predatory journals” among its faculty, staff, and students.
And we have published a new leaflet about this issue: "Identifying Predatory Journals"(Kyoto University Library Network, Jan. 2021).

   

Contents
-The Real Risks of Predatory Journals
-Actual Cases in which Kyoto University Researchers were Targeted
-4 Precautions to Avoid Publishing in a Predatory Journal
-Checklist for the Identification of Predatory Journals

For more information, please visit the following URL:
https://www.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/content0/1387404?lang=en
 

[Library Network] Conditions of Use and Licensing Restrictions for E-Resources

 On 2021-01-21 (1184 reads)

Use of electronic resources including databases, e-journals and e-books subscribed by Kyoto University is subject to copyright laws and licence agreements.
The licences generally prohibit the following uses:

  • Systematic and programmatic download
  • Usage beyond the private purpose
  • Reproducing and distributing

Violation of the licence agreements may result in the suspension of access to e-resources for the whole University.

There have been frequent recent occurrences of users unintentionally downloading or accessing large volumes of data using pre-read browser functions. Pre-read browser functions continually access links within pages in the background while pages are being viewed. As a result of this, large volume data downloads or large volume access of which the user is unaware may occur, even if the user intends to use electronic journals in the standard way. We request your cooperation in disabling these functions by making the below changes to your browser settings.

Flier

  • Electronic Journal "Excessive Access" Recent Case: It happens without any intention!!(PDF)[Flier]

Ref.

[Kyoto University Library Network]

 

Solved!: Trouble: Oxford University Press Temporarily Unavailable (20 Jan)

 On 2021-01-20 (830 reads)

The trouble was soleved. (2021/1/21 11:00)

Electronic Journal provided by Oxford University Press are currently not available.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

<Academic Support Division, Main Library>

 

[Maintenance] A Plug-in for the New e-Resources Access Authentication System (January 26, 2021)

 On 2021-01-19 (506 reads)

A Plug-in for the New e-Resources Access Authentication System will suspend its service due to the system maintenance for about 15 minutes from 12:00pm, January 26, 2021.
The service will be restored as soon as the maintenance work has been completed.

Thank you for your understanding.

 

Solved!: Trouble: Installment of a designated plug-in for Google Chrome Temporarily Unavailable (18 Jan)

 On 2021-01-18 (533 reads)

Solved! (2021/01/20 17:55)

Installment of a designated plug-in for Google Chrome is currently not available.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.