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

  • 2019. 4. 24 We updated about the AY 2020 Core Database Application Guidelines. For details, refer to the list below.
  • 2019. 5. 27 We updated about , AY2019 Request procedures for the "Individual Library Budget"refer to the list below.
  • 2019. 5. 27 We updated about the AY2019 Library Materials Budget for Graduate Students , refer to the list below.

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


Fuculty

★Purchase Requests for Library Materials for Research
【Outline】
AY2019 Budget for Library Materials for Research (Japanese only) <Updated on May 27>
AY2019 Request procedures for the "Individual Library Budget" <Updated on May 27>

【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】
  N/A
★Purchase Requests for Expensive Library Research
【Application and Selection Results Information】
 AY 2019 Application have been closed.

【reference】
AY 2019 Common-use Research Materials Application Requirements
AY 2019 Application for Common-use Research Materials <Category A>
AY 2019 Application for Common-use Research Materials<Category B>
Checklist for AY 2019 Common-use Research Materials
Graduate Students
★Purchase Requests for Library Materials for Research
AY2019 Library Materials Budget for Graduate Students  <Updated on May 27>
AY2019Application Form <Updated on May 27>

【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


Want to subscribe to the journals needed for research
Fuculty

Graduate Students


★Subscriptions to Academic Journals for Research (Faculty Only)
【Outline】
2020年度逐次刊行物見直し選定作業について(Japanese only)<Updated on April 24> 

【Last year reference materials】
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 2020 Core Database Application Guidelines
 <The application acceptance period has ended.> 

【Database Free Trial Service】
  ○Wiley Digital Archives – Royal Anthropological Institution<ended>
  May 10, 2019 ~ June 14, 2019
  https://app.wileydigitalarchives.com/rai
  User Guide Link from here 

  ○ ProQuest Historical Newspapers:
  The New York Times with Index (1851-2014)<ended>
  May 8, 2019 ~ June 14, 2019
  https://search.proquest.com/hnpnewyorktimeswindex?accountid=41566 

  ○ Disability in the Modern World<ended>
  May 13, 2019 ~ June 14, 2019
  http://search.alexanderstreet.com/disa  

  ○Food Studies Online<ended>
  May 21, 2019 ~ June 14, 2019
  http://search.alexanderstreet.com/food  

   ○Medical Online e-Book<ended>
  May 27, 2019 ~ June 26, 2019
  http://www.medicalonline.jp/

 ○ARCADIAN LIBRARY ONLINE Module I: 
  History of Science and Medicine<ended>
  May 28, 2019 ~ June 23, 2019

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


【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