e-Books

Guide to e-Books

e-books are academic books that can be accessed via the Internet.

User restrictions

  • Subscribed e-books are available to members of Wakayama University (students, teaching and administrative staff) only on-campus.
  • Open access books are available to anyone.

Notice

The following are prohibited when useing e-resources.

  • Systematic or programmatic downloading.
  • Reproduction or redistributing of the full-text file.

These actions may result in suspension of access to service for the entire campus of Wakayama University.

How to search for e-books

  • You can search for subscribed e-books on OPAC.
  • "e-Resource Portal Site" provides a title list of e-books including open access books.
  • When you search CiNii Books on-campus, the search result shows e-Resource Portal Site icons. Click the icon to find out if it is available in a printed book or e-book.
  • The following are the e-book providers/platforms that Wakayama University subscribes to.
PlatformOutline
EBSCOhost

In e-book collections of NetLibrary, you can use free e-books and 40 subscribed e-books about science and engineering published by Tokyo Denki University Press.

Emerald Insight

You can use 31 e-books on tourism and hospitality published by Emerald Publishing.

JSTOR JSTOR Sustainability
1,933 monographs (reports) and 206 journals about "sustainability" are available.
SpringerLink

The following collections published by Springer are available.

  • "Computer Science" published in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012 (3,604 titles)
  • "Lecture Notes in Computer Science" published in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011 (2,175 titles)
  • "Behavioral Science" published from 2006 to 2011 (266 titles)
  • "Engineering" published in 2009 and 2011 (1,278 titles)
  • "Professional and Applied Computing" published in 2006 (119 titles)
  • "Full Package" published in 2005 (3,040 titles)
Maruzen eBook Library

You can use more than 800 subscribed e-books in the collection of Maruzen e-book Library.

It is available off-campus if you register as a user.

* Limit on number of users: 1 (Be sure to logout when you finish using this database.)

ProQuest Ebook Central

You can use 41 e-books on tourism published by Channel View Publications.

* Limit on number of users: 1 (Be sure to logout when you finish using this database.)

Routledge Handbooks Online The following collections published by Routledge are available.

Contact us

If you have trouble using e-resources, (e.g you can't access a full-text file), contact us after checking the following items:

  • Book title, URL
  • Error message
  • Access route to the e-resource (Ex. from a link on the library website, from a link of OPAC, from the website of the publisher, etc.)
  • Your PC's OS, web browser version and your location (on-campus/off-campus)
  • The time trouble occurred
  • Can you access the same e-resource from another PC?
  • Can you access other e-resources of the same publisher/platform?

Contact information

Information Service Section, Wakayama University Library
E-mail: lib-joho@center.wakayama-u.ac.jp

* Convert the double-byte character "@" into the one-byte character "@".