[Library] System Maintenance - August 2019


Library services will be suspended due to system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Saturday, August 10, 9:00 p.m. - Thursday, August 15, 3:00 p.m.
There may be a slight time change due to circumstances.
Library will close from August 10 to August 14. Please check the Library Calendar(External site) for details.
Services suspended
  • Library website
  • Library Catalog
  • Online Request services
  • List of Databases available at Tokyo Tech *1
  • Article DB, Source Title DB
  • PCs for Library Catalog in the library
  • PCs for Information Retrieval in the library
  • PCs for Electronic Journals in the library
  • Self-checkout machines in the library *2
Sunday, August 11, 0:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Services suspended
  • Electronic journals and ebooks list
  • Linking service which provides links to full texts in databases (Find it @東工大)
Only the page of the link list created by the library will be unavailable. Pages other than those listed above are accessible from Databases Available at Tokyo Tech (as of August 2, 2019).
Electronic journals and ebooks list is available from here(External site). (Except Sunday, August 11, 0:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Please bookmark it in advance.
If you use SSL-VPN access, please check this page(External site). [campus members only]
You will be able to check out books and extend the due date at the circulation counter.

Databases Available at Tokyo Tech (as of August 2, 2019)

During suspension of library online services, you can access databases using the following list.

Most of the databases are accessible on Tokyo Tech network only because they are paid ones.


  • Academic Search Premier [EBSCOhost](External site)
    Multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 4,600 journals.

  • CiNii Articles(External site)
    Database of articles published in Japanese academic society journals and university research bulletins.

  • Current Contents Connect [Web of Science](External site)
    Tables of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books; includes relevant, evaluated web sites and documents.

  • Data Citation Index [Web of Science](External site)
    Database which includes research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connects them with the scientific literature to track data citation.

  • Essential Science Indicators [Web of Science](External site)
    Rankings and considerations on evaluations of researches and trends of scientific studies.

  • GreenFILE [EBSCOhost](External site)
    Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

  • JapanKnowledge Lib(External site)
    One of the largest online reference databases in Japan.
    *The limit of simultaneous access is two.

  • Journal Citation Reports [Web of Science](External site)
    Indicators for measuring research influence and impact at the journal and category levels (e.g., Impact Factor).

  • Scopus(External site)
    One of the largest abstract and citation database, which covers more than 21,000 journals across all research fields - science, technology, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

  • Web of Science Core Collection [Web of Science](External site)
    Database of academic literatures and citation indexes from scientific journals, conference proceedings and books. The following databases are available at Tokyo Tech.

    Science Citation Index Expanded
    Social Sciences Citation Index
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science / Social Science & Humanities
    Book Citation Index- Science / Social Sciences & Humanities
    Emerging Sources Citation Index
    Current Chemical Reactions
    Index Chemicus

Science and Technology


  • Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III(External site)
    Reference to metalorganic chemistry.

  • International Tables for Crystallography
    To find journal articles and data in the field of crystallography. Includes crystal structure determination and crystal property.
    [Access] 2001-2005: Springer / 2006-updated in 2017: Wiley Online Library or International Union of Crystallography

  • Phase Equilibria Diagrams(External site)
    Online database includes all ACerS/NIST commentaries and diagrams published in any format at the time of release.

  • Reaxys(External site)
    One of the largest database in chemistry in the world. Including chemical reaction information and materials properties.

  • SciFinder(External site)
    One of the largest database in chemistry in the world. Provided by CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service).

Engineering, Physics, Atom

  • INIS(External site)
    Including information on literatures related to nuclear science and technology which have been published in the countries belong to INIS (International Nuclear Information System).

  • JAXA Repository / AIREX(External site)
    Information on academic or technical documents of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and aerospace-related organizations in Japan.

  • Treatise on Geophysics (Second Edition)(External site)
    Collection of papers in the field of solid-earth geophysics.


  • MathSciNet(External site)
    Index to the mathematical literatures.

Biology, Medicine, Life science

  • BIOSIS Citation Index [Web of Science](External site)
    Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

  • eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences)(External site)
    eLS features specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles in the life sciences from cell biology to ecology.

  • MEDLINE [Web of Science](External site)
    The U.S. National Library of Medicine premier life sciences database.

  • PubMed(External site)
    Database of literatures related to medical science. Provided by NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information). When you access by clicking on the above link, the icon for getting resources available in Tokyo Tech will be displayed.

  • Zoological Record [Web of Science](External site)
    Database which covers wide range of animal biology such as biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

Humanities and Social Sciences


  • EconLit [EBSCOhost](External site)
    Literatures in all fields of economics. Including journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations and working papers.
    *The limit of simultaneous access is one


  • ERIC [EBSCOhost](External site)
    The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resorces. It contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents.

  • Teacher Reference Center [EBSCOhost](External site)
    Indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals that is supportive of educators.

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Update : May 17, 2022