E-journals, Books and Databases Available Off Campus

E-journals, Books and Databases Available Off Campus

E-journals, e-books and databases Okayama University subscribes are basically available only in campus. However, members of Okayama University with"Okadai ID" can use some of them off campus with procedure below.
Check Terms of use in " E-journals/Books and Databases".

Caution

  • You shall be a member of Okayama University such as student, faculty and staff.
  • You can use electronic materials only from available campus.
  • You can use them for your personal research (commercial use is prohibited).
  • Systematic or massive downloads are strongly prohibited.
    • Do not use download manager, P2P software and similar web browser add-in software.
    • Do not use prefetching function of web browser.
    • Do not download all article in a issue (You can download only what you read at that time).
  • You can use them only for yourself. Do not give downloaded file to someone, especially someone outside of the university.

How to use e-resources off campus

(a) VPN

You can access campus network using a browser from home or other places. Check the web page of "Center for Information Technology and Management" for detail.

(b) Shibboleth (GakuNin)

You can use several services using Shibboleth (GakuNin), not using VPN. Once you log in to a service, the log in status is kept until you close the web browser. So, you don’t need to re-login to other services.

 Reference: National Institute of Informatics -- GakuNin

Manuals

Check following manuals for detailed use of Shibboleth (GakuNin).

●E-journals
How to use e-journals off campus
If you use e-journals form publisher’s website, see the table below.
●E-book
How to use e-books off campus
If you use e-books form publishers’ website, see the table below.
●Databases
See “How to Access Using Shibboleth” column of the chart below.
Publishers and contents available via Shibboleth
Publishers / ContentsTypeHow to Access using Shibboleth
18th/19th/20th Century House of Commons Parliamentary PapersDatabaseClick “ログイン” → choose “岡山大学” → login with Okadai ID
Annual ReviewsE-journalClick “Institutional Login” → type “Okayama University” and select → login with Okadai ID
Cambridge University Press (CUP)E-journal
E-book
How to access CUP off campus
EBSCO_hostE-book "eBook Collection"
Database "CINAHL" "MLA"
How to access EBSCO off campus
JapanKnowledge LibDatabaseClick “Log in” → click “Use academic authentication (Shibboleth)” → choose ”岡山大学” → log in with Okadai ID
KargerE-bookHow to access Karger off campus
KinoDen(Kinokuniya Degital Library)E-bookHow to access KinoDen off campus
LibrariEE-bookClick “学認はこちら” → log in with Okadai ID
Maruzen eBook LibraryE-bookHow to access Maruzen eBook Library off campus
Medical OnlineDatabaseClick “学認認証の方はこちらへ” → choose “岡山大学” → login with Okadai ID
Nature JournalsE-journalClick “log in” on upper right → Click “access through your institution” → type “Okayama University” and select → log in with Okadai ID
Oxford University PressE-journalClick “Sign in” on upper right → Click “Sign in “ under “Sign in via your Institution” → type “Okayama University” and select → log in with Okadai ID
ProQuest Ebook CentralE-bookLog in with Okadai ID
Royal Society of ChemistryE-journalClick human icon on upper right → click “Find my institution” → Choose “Gakunin” → select Okayama University → log in with Okadai ID
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)E-journal
E-book
How to access ScienceDirect off campus
SpringerLinkE-journal
E-book
How to access SpringerLink off campus
Taylor & FrancisE-journalClick “log in” on upper right → click “Shibboleth” under “Log in via your institution” → type “Okayama University” and select → log in with Okadai ID
Web of ScienceDatabaseChoose “Japanese Research and Education (GakuNin)” in “Institutional Sign In” → Select “Okayama University” → log in with Okadai ID
Wiley Online LibraryE-journal
E-book
How to access Wiley off campus