E-journals

E-journals are academic journals that can be read via a network, some provided not only a table of contents but also abstracts or full text. We recommend you to search with "Title" as the key first as the number of journals you can browse is quite large.

These journals are all accessible to all Meiji students, faculty members and administrative staff Conditions and usage guides for first access here.

To download or print a whole journal is strictrly prohibited and may cause the suspension of this service for all Meiji people.

E-journal Search System

E-journals available from 2008

Package title Contents
AIP E-journals supplied by American Institute of Physics (AIP). Full text journals including backfiles and current issues are available instead of print versions.
APS E-journals supplied by American Physical Society (APS). Full text journals including backfiles and current issues are available instead of print versions.
CUP E-journals supplied by Cambridge University Press. This package contains many academic journals in humanities and social sciences which are regarded as core journals.
OUP E-journals supplied by Oxford University Press. This collection covers Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.
IEL Online (IEEE/IET Electronic Library Online) This package contains almost all journals, transactions, and magazines, conference proceedings, standards published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) since 1988.
Science Direct Supplied by Elsevier. This collection covers journals and books on science, technology and medicine. In addition, journals and books on social sciences and humanities are also contained. Up to Date Title Information
Springer Link Supplied by Springer. This collection covers journals and books on science, technology and medicine. In addition, journals and books on social sciences and humanities are also contained.
Nature Online "Nature" is edited and published by Nature Publishing Group in the U.K. "Nature" is the most prestigious science journal along with "Science". This package contains 23 journals on life science and physical scinece including "Nature".
List of backfiles
Science Online Full text digital version of "Science" magazine published by The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Journal of Biological Chemistry This journal contains many articles with high Impact Factor in the field of biological science, biophysics, cell biology and molecular biology.
Annual Reviews. Biomedical Science Suite "Biomedical Science Suite" is one of the Annual Reviews Series. This package includes 22 journals on Biomedical science. Available issues: Titles that 1st issues are published since 2005 are all accessible, others are 1996-current issues only.
Title List
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 21st Century This package includes datafiles of HCPP since 2004.
NBER working paper series E-journals mainly on economy published by National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Hein-On-Line Fulltext collection of almost 1000 major american law journals from their 1st issues. Moreover, some other legal resources such as "Federal Register" and "U.S. Reports" etc. are available in full-text.
JSTOR The Arts &Science Collection Ⅲ, Ⅳ, Ⅴ, Complement Digital archive of journals on Humanities and Social Sciences. Collection Ⅰ, Ⅱ are already available.
Title List

E-journal list

Vendor Subject
ACS List chemistry
AIP List physics
APS List physics
GBRC online journal List business
IPAP List physics
J-STAGE List science and technology
JSTOR List cultural sciences
CiNii(searchable only from NACSIS-ELS) List cross categories
ProQuest ABI/INFORM List business, management
ScienceDirect List science technology, medical science and social science
SourceOECD List issued by OECD
SpringerLink List medical science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering and biology
SwetsWise List cross categories
Wiley InterScience List science technology and medical science
Nikkei BP Kiji-Kensaku-Service List back number magazines published by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc

Other electronic journal website (free)

  Contents
AGRICOLA agriculture
The Educator's Reference Desk Website simplified ERIC(The Education Resources Information Center )
HighWire Electronic Journal system by Stanford University. Searchable for academic journals in science ,technology and medicine.
ingenta Searchable for 28,000 academic journal titles accross categories Individual credit purchases for full text.
IOP Electronic journal services by Institute of Physics
NII-REO Electronic journal repository by NII(National Institute of Informatics) includes Oxford University Press(2001 - 2002) used to be provided by NII on probasion and so on.
Online Journals The compilation of links to the websites to electronic journals made by Hokkaido University Library
PubMed Website simplifed MEDLINE which is medical and biological databases.
SSRN Website in social science electronic journals.
WARP Japan National Diet Library's project for selective collection of web contents

Before your first access

Guidelines for using electronic journals

  • Databases and E-journals are available ONLY to students, faculty and staff members of Meiji University.
  • You must comply with the rules and regulations set by each database provider.
  • Information provided in the database is protected by copyright law.
  • Copyright belongs to the database provider or creator. You may download and/or printout the information for your own research purpose in reasonable amount. It is strictly prohibited to download a large amount of data using a program.
  • It is prohibited to distribute or publish the information without copyright holders' consent.

If you don't respect these guidelines above it may cause the suspension of this service for all Meiji people.

Conditions

The following 2 conditions are required to access the E-journals.

  1. You must establish a connection with the "MIND(Japanese language only)"network You can access certain databases from home by VPN if you cannot access the database from a VPN connection.
  2. For all students, you must complete an Internet Orientation(Japanese language only) held by MIND You can see whether you have completed it or not here.

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