[Library] System Maintenance - February 2020


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

Service suspension schedule

There may be a slight time change due to circumstances.

Tuesday, February 25 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Unavailable services
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology Library Catalog
  • Online Request services
  • Article DB、Source Title DB
  • All PCs for Library Catalog, Information Retrieval, and Electronic Journal in the library
Tuesday, February 25 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Unavailable services
  • Library website
  • List of Databases available at Tokyo Tech *1
  • Self-checkout machines in the library *2
Only the page of the link list created by the library will be unavailable. You can access databases directly from Databases Available at Tokyo Tech (as of February 5, 2020).
Electronic journals and ebooks list is available from Tokyo Tech E-Journals and E-Books listouter. Please bookmark it in advance.
If you use SSL-VPN access, please check Tokyo Tech Portalouter. [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 February 5, 2020)

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]outer
    Multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 4,600 journals.

  • CiNii Articlesouter
    Database of articles published in Japanese academic society journals and university research bulletins.

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

  • Data Citation Index [Web of Science]outer
    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]outer
    Rankings and considerations on evaluations of researches and trends of scientific studies.

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

  • JapanKnowledge Libouter
    One of the largest online reference databases in Japan.
    *The limit of simultaneous access is two.

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

  • Scopusouter
    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]outer
    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 IIIouter
    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 Diagramsouter
    Online database includes all ACerS/NIST commentaries and diagrams published in any format at the time of release.

  • Reaxysouter
    One of the largest database in chemistry in the world. Including chemical reaction information and materials properties.

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

Engineering, Physics, Atom

  • INISouter
    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 / AIREXouter
    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)outer
    Collection of papers in the field of solid-earth geophysics.


  • MathSciNetouter
    Index to the mathematical literatures.

Biology, Medicine, Life science

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

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

  • MEDLINE [Web of Science]outer
    The U.S. National Library of Medicine premier life sciences database.

  • PubMedouter
    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]outer
    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]outer
    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]outer
    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]outer
    Indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals that is supportive of educators.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Library


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Update : May 16, 2021