Research Support Information Page 日本語/English

This site contains useful information for faculty and graduate students who wish to use the various library services available to help them conduct research.

Updates

  • 2018. 10. 1 【Important】An application due date of "Library Materials for Research" is 31, October. Click here for More info.

Purpose
User
Available Services
Want to request (purchase) library materials needed for research


Fuculty

★Purchase Requests for Library Materials for Research
【Outline】
AY2018 Budget for Library Materials for Research (Japanese only)
AY2018 Request procedures for the "Individual Library Budget" <Due date is 31, October>

【Web Application】
○You can preview and request 860,000 Foreign E-Books!
Mediated DDA Service~   ◆User's manual
○Purchase Request through MyLibrary


【Importation Information Regarding Requests】
○【Reference】AY2017 Recommendation Procedures for Library Materials for Research
★Purchase Requests for Expensive Library Research
【Outline】
About Research Materials


【Application and Selection Results Information】
AY 2018 Application have been closed.

【Important Information Regarding Requests】
AY 2017 Selection Results for "Common-use Research Materials"
Graduate Students
★Purchase Requests for Library Materials for Research
【Outline】
AY2018 Graduate School Library Budget (Japanese only)
AY2018 Request Procedures for Graduate School Library Budget
Application Form

【Web Application】
○You can preview and request 860,000 Foreign E-Books!
Mediated DDA Service~  ◆User's manual
○Purchase Request through MyLibrary


【Important Information Regarding Requests】
   N/A



Fuculty

Graduate Students


★Subscriptions to Academic Journals for Research (Faculty Only)
【Outline】
2019年度逐次刊行物見直し選定作業について(Japanese only)


【Selection Procedures / Subscription Cancellation and Selection Results】
2019年度逐次刊行物の見直し結果について(Japanese only)
★Information Regarding Academic Journals
【Outline】
About "Big Deal" packages
"Big Deal" packages in Ritsumeikan University


【"Open Access" and "Discontinuance" Information】
○Taylor & Francis Online Journal Archive (Backfiles)
We have access to the Taylor & Francis Online journal archive for Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics available until 1996. These backfiles are supported by the National Institute of Informatics (NII).
Back files list 
Want to use databases for research
Fuculty

Graduate Students

★Use databases for research & Apply "Core Database"
【Outline】
About Core Database
How to use Databases at Ritsumeikan Library

【Application and Selection Results Information】
 AY 2019 Application have been closed.
Want to use research management software and research tools
Fuculty

Graduate Students

★Research Management Software and Research Tools
【Research Management Software】
Mendley  ◆Medeley user's manual movie
Refworks ◆Refworks user's manual

【Research Tool】
JSTOR Text Analyzer
 ~Researchers can search for content on JSTOR just by uploading a document~
Introduction movie(1 min)   ◆User's manual movie(8 min)
Want to use books that are held at libraries on other campuses or at other universities


Fuculty

Graduate Students



★Photocopying & Borrowing Services for On- and Off-Campus Collections
【Inter-Campus Materials】
Staffed Photocopying Service for Full-time Faculty Members
e-DDS (Electronic Document Delivery Service) for Full-time Faculty Members
Inter-Campus Copying Service
Microfilm Material Remote Browsing Service


【Materials from Other Universities】
Borrowing and Photocopying Materials from Other Universities
★Material Browsing Services
Paying for Microfilm and Material Copy Expenses with University Funds 
National Diet Library Digitized Material Provision Service
Ask a Librarian :"Web Form""or "Fax"

Want to know about the Library Committee and other related committees
(Japanese Only)
Fuculty ★Committee Structure of the Library (Japanese Only)
2018年度の委員会構成について
図書館委員会資料
全学図書選定委員会会議資料

Revised 2018.03.26