Online Databases

Databases available in Wakayama University

The following is the list of databases members of Wakayama University can use only on-campus.

CategoryDatabaseOutline
Dictionaries JapanKnowledge Lib

This is an integrated search platform that covers over 30 items, such as an encyclopedia of Japan, dictionary tools, and links to academic sites, etc.

Click the "Log in" button on the upper right of the screen.

* Limit on number of users: 2 (Be sure to log out when you finish using this database.)

Journal Articles CiNii Articles

You can search articles of Japanese academic journals and transactions of academic societies in Japan.
This database also includes full-text articles and links to them.

Magazine Articles Nikkei BP article search service

You can search and browse full-text articles in Nikkei BP's magazines, such as "Nikkei business", "Nikkei personal computing".

Newspaper, Company Information Nikkei Telecom 21

This is a news database provided by Nikkei Shimbun Inc.
You can search the 4 newspapers (the "Nihon Keizai Shimbun", the "Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun", the "Nikkei" Marketing Journal, the "Nikkei" Financial Daily), company information, personel information, and economic statistics.
* Limit on Number of Users: 5 (Be sure to log out when you finish using this database.)

Newspaper

Kikuzo II Visual

This database contains full-text articles from the “Asahi Shimbun,” AERA, and “Shukan Asahi.”
Click the "Login" button on the screen.

* Limit on Number of Users: 1 (Be sure to log out when you finish using this database.)

Journal Articles Web of Science Core Collection

This is a platform of citation index database provided by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).
You can search journal articles and citations from the highest profile journals worldwide.
The following 3 databases can be accessed.

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (1993-)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (1993-)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1993-)

You can also use the following database at the links below.

EndNote Basic
This is a web-based citation manager that is a tool for collecting and organizing references and citations.
* You must create an account to get started.
Law TKC Law Library

This is a comprehensive database about Japanese law, judicial precedent, and article information.

* Limit on Number of Users: 5 (Be sure to log out when you finish using this database.)

Westlaw Japan This is a comprehensive database about Japanese law, judicial precedent, and article information.
Westlaw Next This is a comprehensive database about Anglo-American law, judicial precedent, and article information.
Technical Documents AXA Repository / AIREX

You can search the bibliography and/or full-text of academic or technical documents of JAXA, NASA and aerospace-related organizations in Japan.

Database UNWTO eLIBRARY

This is a database provided by The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with a broad coverage of tourism.
This database contains statistics reports, articles, and books about tourism.

* Limit on Number of Users: 100

Database Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History

This database contains travel reports and life writing.

* Limit on number of users: Unlimited

Official Gazette Japanese Official Gazette Search Service

This database contains full-text articles published in "Kanpou" (Japanese Official Gazette).

An ID and password are required. Apply by email address.