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E-journals, E-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, E-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 for Shibboleth

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 list below.
E-book
How to use e-books off campus
If you use e-books form publishers' website, see the list below.
Databases
See "How to Access Using Shibboleth" column of the list below.

Publishers and contents available via Shibboleth

18th/19th/20th Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

Type: Database

Click "ログイン" → choose "岡山大学" → login with Okadai ID

Academic OneFile

Type: Database that provides electronic journals from multiple publishers

Click here → login with Okadai ID

ACS (American Chemical Society)

Type: E-journal

How to access ACS off campus

Annual Reviews

Type: E-journal

Click "Institutional Login" → type "Okayama University" and select → login with Okadai ID

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Type: E-journal, E-book

How to access CUP off campus

EBSCO host

Type: E-book: "eBook Collection", Database: "CINAHL", "MLA International Bibliography"

How to access EBSCO off campus

JapanKnowledge Lib

Type: Database

Click "Log in" → click "Use academic authentication (Shibboleth)" → choose "岡山大学" → log in with Okadai ID

Karger

Type: E-book

How to access Karger off campus

KinoDen (Kinokuniya Degital Library)

Type: E-book

How to access KinoDen off campus

LibrariE

Type: E-book

Click "学認はこちら" → log in with Okadai ID

Maruzen eBook Library

Type: E-book

How to access Maruzen eBook Library off campus

Medical Online

Type: Database

Click "学認認証の方はこちらへ" → choose "岡山大学" → login with Okadai ID

Nature Journals

Type: E-journal

Click "log in" on upper right → Click "access through your institution" → type "Okayama University" and select → log in with Okadai ID

Oxford University Press

Type: E-journal

Click "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 Central

Type: E-book

Log in with Okadai ID

Royal Society of Chemistry

Type: E-journal

Click human icon on upper right → click "Find my institution" → Choose "Gakunin" → select Okayama University → log in with Okadai ID

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

Type: E-journal, E-book

How to access ScienceDirect off campus

SpringerLink

Type: E-journal, E-book

How to access SpringerLink off campus

Taylor & Francis

Type: E-journal

Click "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 Science

Type: Database

Choose "Japanese Research and Education (GakuNin)" in "Institutional Sign In" → Select "Okayama University" → log in with Okadai ID

Wiley Online Library

Type: E-journal, E-book

How to access Wiley off campus