E-resources accessible from off-campus (updated May 28)

Here are some e-resources that are available from off-campus. Please use them for your research and study at home.
We will keep this page updated.

E-resources accessible with Login

Some e-resources (e-journals, e-books, databases) are available from off-campus.

How to Use

Please be sure to log in to MyLibrary with your Hitotsubashi authentication ID before using this service.
For basic usage, please see Remote Access.

The following e-resources are available from off-campus even during normal times.

E-resources accessible for a limited time as a trial

  • Asahi Shimbun Newspaper Database Kikuzo II [added April 23] [updated May 15]
    More than 12 million articles and advertisements from the first issue of 1879 to the latest issue of the Asahi Shimbun (Newspaper). Articles from AERA, Weekly Asahi, and Chiezo are also available.
    * You can switch to an English interface after logging in.
    * The number of simultaneous accesses increased to 50 until June 30, 2020. Off-campus access is also available.
  • Cambridge Core Textbooks
    About 700 textbooks provided by Cambridge University Press.
    *Provided in HTML format (online view)
    Period: – May 31, 2020
  • D1-Law [added May 19]
    A comprehensive database of laws and legal precedents in Japan.
    Please check here. (in Japanese)
    Period: July 31, 2020
  • De Gruyter [added May 19]
    About 75,000 books published by De Gruyter and partner publishers from 1650 to 2016 are available. The site is rich in content for teaching and research, including history, philosophy, religion, literature, linguistics, art, architecture, sociology, psychology, pedagogy, law, political science, economics and business administration, mathematics, and environmental and biological sciences.
    *Select “PUBLICATIONS" from the top page and narrow down “BY TYPE" to “Book" and “BY ACCESS" to “Licensed Access", “Free Access", and “Open Access" to see a list of available eBook titles.
    Period: June 30, 2020
  • EBSCO Business E-Book Subscription Collection [added April 21]
    An e-book collection on the international business area. More than 21,200 e-books from business fields are available.
    Period: – July 19, 2020
  • EBSCO eBook Collection [added April 21]
    More than 11,000 e-books in Japanese are available.
    Period: – July 19, 2020
  • EBSCO eBook History Collection Trial [added April 21]
    An e-book collection on history area. More than 18,700 e-books from history fields are available.
    Period: – July 19, 2020
  • EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection [added April 21]
    Over 200,000 e-books in various fields published by major overseas publishers and university presses.
    Period: – July 19, 2020
  • EBSCO eBook Subscription University Press Collection Worldwide [added April 21]
    University Press e-books collection. More than 36,400 e-books covering a wide range of subjects from over 90 university presses are available.
    Period: – July 19, 2020
  • EBSCO Harvard Business Review Press Collection
    More than 600 e-books published by Harvard Business Review Press in the areas of leadership, strategy, innovation, technology, and management.
    Period: – May 31, 2020
  • JapanKnowledge Lib [updated May 15]
    An online archive that boasts the largest corpus of encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference compilations, and periodical resources (approximately 50 different sources) provided by NetAdvance Inc.
    *The number of simultaneous accesses increased to 50 until July 31, 2020. Off-campus access is also available.
  • JSTOR (e-books | e-journals) [added April 20] [updated May 28]
    More than 35,000 e-books and archives of e-journals in various fields.
    Period for e-books: – June 30, 2020
    Period for e-journals: – December 31, 2020
    *Using contents not contracted by the University is available for a limited time.
  • LEX/DB INTERNET [added May 19]
    The database of Japanese judicial precedent.
    *Japanese Only
    Period: – August 31, 2020
  • Oxford Handbooks Online [added April 28]
    The online version of the Oxford Handbooks series, which contains essays in each academic field.
    Period: – July 31, 2020
    * All titles are available for a limited time including contents not contracted by the university.
  • Oxford Research Encyclopedias [added May 1]
    The digital encyclopedia provided by Oxford University Press.
    Period: – July 31, 2020
  • Oxford Scholarship Online [added April 28]
    E-books (excluding handbooks) published by Oxford University Press. It covers 20 fields from humanities and social sciences to medical sciences.
    Period: – July 31, 2020
    * All titles are available for a limited time including contents not contracted by the university.
  • ProQuest Central
    A comprehensive full-text database provided by ProQuest. Search and browse thousands of journals and their full-text articles. Covers fields ranging from the humanities and social sciences to medicine, natural sciences, and engineering. Includes newspaper articles and dissertations from various countries.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global
    Contains bibliographies of dissertations (doctoral/master’s theses) from universities around the world, mainly in North America. Among them, the full text of the theses since 1997 is included in PDF file.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Academic Complete
    More than 140,000 academic e-books in various fields.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • ProQuest’s Alexander Street Academic Video Online
    A video streaming service for educational institutions. It contains more than 60,000 videos and provides transcriptions for 95% of the titles recorded. You can also view and search the transcription while the video is playing.
    *Streaming only. Content cannot be downloaded.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text [added April 24]
    A full-text database of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature. Over 1 million pages of full-text from more than 200 periodicals published in 40 languages in 50 countries from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day.
    Period: – July 16, 2020
  • RIPM Preservation Series: European & North American Music Periodicals [added April 24]
    A full-text database of music magazines which are not included in RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.
    Period: – May 18, 2020
  • RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text [added April 24]
    A full-text database of RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals. A database of collections of music publications published around the world between 1800 and 1950.
    Period: – June 16, 2020
  • Scopus [updated May 22]
    A database of abstracts and citations provided by Elsevier.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • Sustainable Development Goals Online (SDGO) [added May 13]
    A database of interdisciplinary digital content, including books and journals from all Taylor & Francis disciplines on the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
    Period: – August 13, 2020
  • Taylor & Francis eBooks [added May 13]
    More than 100,000 eBooks from a variety of publishers are available, including Routledge for the humanities and social sciences, and CRC Press for the science and technology sector.
    Period: – August 13, 2020
    *All titles are available for a limited time including contents not contracted by the university.
    *Titles in the trial are not available for download in PDF, but only for online viewing and printing.
  • University Press Scholarship Online [added May 1] [updated May 7]
    E-books from Oxford University Press and other major university presses in the world.
    Period: – June 30, 2020
  • Very Short Introductions Online [added May 1]
    The online version of the introductory book series on difficult topics in an easy-to-understand manner.
    Period: – July 31, 2020

Notes

  • Use of electronic resources is limited to members of the University.
  • The following acts are prohibited by contract. If not, the service of Hitotsubashi University as a whole may be suspended.
    • Downloading large amounts of data collectively or continuously using automatic download software, etc.
    • Use for any purpose other than personal academic research and education
    • Redistribution to third parties
    • Other unauthorized access
  • For details on the terms of use of each content, please refer to the terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions, User Agreement, etc.) on each provider’s site.

E-resources accessible without Login

Some publishers have made their e-resources open access. You can use them without login to MyLibrary.
In some cases, only information related to COVID-19 has been open access. Please refer to the link for more details.

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