Quick Guides (in Japanese)

Quick Guides

These are Quick Reference Guides for databases and useful references when writing reports and academic papers.
Printed edition is also available in libraries.

 

* In Japanese only.

Unified discovery service [MANABUTA Search]

MANABUTA Search

"MANABUTA Search" is a unified discovery service which allows the researcher to quickly search, discover and access reliable and credible library content. Through one simple search, it provides instant access to the breadth of authoritative content - digital and print, audio and video, single articles to entire e-journals, and every format in between.

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To search information of books and journals held by Kagoshima University [BOOKUMA Catalog]

BOOKUMA Catalog

"BOOKUMA Catalog" enables you to search information of books and journals held by Kagoshima University. (NOT including e-resources)

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To search information of books and journals held by university libraries in Japan [CiNii Books, Webcat Plus]

CiNii Books, Webcat Plus

"CiNii Books" enables you to search information of books and journals held by university libraries in Japan.

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To search information on academic articles (mainly in Japanese) [CiNii Articles]

CiNii Articles

"CiNii Articles"enables you to search information on academic articles published in academic society journals, university research bulletins or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database. Searchable articles are mainly in Japanese.

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To find Japanese law information [LEX/DB]

LEX/DB

"LEX/DB" is a comprehensive database of Japanese precedents.

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To find biomedical literature [PubMed]

PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

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To find articles in newspapers and magazines [聞蔵II(朝日新聞DB) (KIKUZO II - Asahi Shimbun newspaper articles DB) ]

聞蔵II (朝日新聞DB) (KIKUZO II - Asahi Shimbun newspaper articles DB)

"聞蔵II(朝日新聞DB) (KIKUZO II - Asahi Shimbun newspaper articles DB)" is a full-text database containing articles in newspapers and magazines published by The Asahi Shimbun Company.

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To find articles in newspapers and magazines [毎索(毎日新聞DB) (Maisaku - Mainichi Shimbun newspaper articles DB) ]

毎索(毎日新聞DB) (Maisaku - Mainichi Shimbun newspaper articles DB)

"毎索(毎日新聞DB) (Maisaku - Mainichi Shimbun newspaper articles DB)" is a full-text database containing articles in newspapers and magazines published by The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd.

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To find articles in "南日本新聞 (Minami-Nihon Shimbun newspaper)" [南日本新聞データベース (Minami-Nihon Shimbun newspaper articles DB)]

Minami-Nihon Shimbun DB

"南日本新聞データベース (Minami-Nihon Shimbun newspaper articles DB)" is a full-text database of articles in "南日本新聞 (Minami-Nihon Shimbun newspaper)". * Some articles and photos in print edition are not included.

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To find articles in foreign newspapers" [Westlaw Next]

WestlawNext

"Westlaw Next" is a full-text database including articles in foreign newspapers. .

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Information retrieval for beginners [An introduction to databases]

DB introduction

Make use of this Quick Guide before you start writing your first report or academic paper.

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Ten Steps to Writing a Report [Writing Reports]

writing reports

Following these ten steps will help you write a good report.

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How to Read a Reference List
How to Read a Reference List

Citation Examples.

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Reference Management Tools comparative chart

Reference Management Tools comparative chart

A quick look comparison of four Reference Management Tools available to members of the Kagoshima University community without individual cost.

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My Library Quick Guide (for faculty)

My Library Quick Guide (for faculty)

"My Library" is an online portal for services of Kagoshima University Library.

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My Library Quick Guide (for students)

My Library Quick Guide (for students)

"My Library" is an online portal for services of Kagoshima University Library.

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