Guide to e-journals
e-journals are academic journals that can be accessed via the Internet.
- Subscribed e-journals are available to members of Wakayama University (students, teaching and administrative staff) only on-campus.
- Open access journals are available to anyone.
The following restrictions apply to use of e-resources.
- Systematic or programmatic downloading.
- Reproduction or redistributing of full-text file.
Non-compliance can result in suspension of service for the entire campus of Wakayama University.
How to Search for e-Journals
- You can search for subscribed e-journals on OPAC.
- "e-Resource Portal Site" provides a title list of e-journals and a list of e-resource platform sites.
Journals marked with "Free Access" icon on that site are available to anyone on or off-campus.
- When you search an article database like CiNii Articles on-campus, the search result shows icons.
Click the icon to find out if it is available as a printed journal or e-journal.
If it isn't available, you can log in to MyLibrary and navigate to the site of InterLibrary Photocopy Request and providing bibliographic information.
Package/Platform list which Wakayama University subscribes to
Open access e-Journals
The following are the portal sites of journals freely available for anyone from any network.
- DOAJ(Directory of Open Access Journals)
- DOAJ is a portal site of open access journals managed by Lund University Library, Sweden.
- HighWirePress is a portal site of e-journals of mainly natural science managed by Stanford University. It contains many e-journals that are free access after a certain period.
If you have any trouble using e-resources, for example, when you can't access a full-text file, contact us after checking the following items.
- Article title, journal title, number, pages, 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?
Information Service Section, Wakayama University Library
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