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NII(National Institute of Informatics)

CiNii Books Search Books and Journals of University Libraries.
CiNii Dissertations Search for information on dissertations written for doctoral degrees in Japan.
Webcat Plus Catalog information service that can search the following.

  • Catalog Information Database that can search for books and journals of the all University Libraries in Japan.
  • “BOOK” Database Contents information of materials published since 1986.
  • Nielsen Book Data Contents information of English materials are obtainable or will be published within 24 months.

NDL(National Diet Library)

NDL Search An integrated search service of catalogs and digital archives including libraries, archives, museums, academic institutes and the NDL.
National Diet Library Digital Collections The NDL Digital Collections enables a user to search and view a variety of resources, collected and stored by the NDL of Japan.
NDL Online The fast and easy way to search and request library materials and digital contents at the NDL.

Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library

Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library Book Search Online catalog of Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library.
Oudan-Kun Book Search(Shizuoka Prefectural Across Searching System) You can search for materials held in Public Libraries and libraries of universities in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Shizuoka Prefectural Newspaper and Magazine Comprehensive Catalog Searching of newspapers and journals owned by Public Libraries in Shizuoka Prefecture.

AICEL21 (Shizuoka City)

AICEL21 BOOK Searching materials from the special library that collect books and journals about gender.

OCLC(Online Computer Library Center)

WorldCat You can search for materials in worldwide libraries.

NDLTD(Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations)

Global ETD Search Search electronic theses and dissertations contained in the NDLTD.


Google Scholar Search for scholarly literature.
Google Books You can search for the dull text in the books, and a part of the content of the books displayed as the search result (all pages if the book is out of copyright) is displayed free of charge.


Calil It is a service that can search across the materials and their lending status from the libraries in Japan.

Tips for research

Research Navi(National Diet Library) “Guide for searching by subjects”, “Reference Cooperation Database” and so on.
Ref Search(Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library) Mainly related to Shizuoka Prefecture.

Other libraries’ websites

Association of University and College Libraries in Shizuoka(Japanese text only) Library Association of Universities, Junior Colleges, Vocational Schools in Shizuoka Pref.
Libraries of Shizuoka Prefecture(Shizuoka Prefectural Central Library) Guidance of Libraries in Shizuoka Prefecture and their events.
Library Links(Japan Library Association) Domestic public and University Libraries