【Database】New arrivals, changes and cancellations

April 5th, 2021

The databases listed below are newly available or cancelled/ downgraded from April 1, 2021.

Please check Database List for details.

Available from April 1, 2021

  • Le Doctrinal Plus
    • Database of literature and judicial precedents in France and EU countries, including laws and regulations and judgments of higher courts (France and EU countries).
    • Literature and judicial precedents are currently unavailable due to an outage. Only bibliographic information are available. Please follow our notice for updated information.

      This trouble is solved. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  • 中国近代報刊庫 大報編 申報
    • This is a web database of "Shen Bao(申報)", one of the leading newspapers in modern China. It contains most of the currently accessible issues published between 1872 and 1949. Full-text search and images of printed books are also available.
  • 官報情報検索サービス
    • Official gazettes (this edition, extra edition, government procurement announcement edition, document edition, and catalog) can be searched on the Internet. You can use text and image displays for issues from May 3, 1947 to the current issue.
    • Available only via the dedicated terminal in the Main Library.
      • Please ask the staff at the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor, building B.
      • Available only from 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

Shared by graduate schools/ another institutes of OU

  • Archives Unbound
    • Digital collections of historical documents containing primary sources of specialized themes.
    • Titles
      • European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies in Asia and the Pacific: From Colonialism to Japanese Mandates, 1910-1929
      • European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Italian Colonies in North Africa and Aggression in East Africa, 1930-1939
  • Chinese Newspapers Collection
    • Gain insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953 with 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. Available in the ProQuest interface.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    • The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of more than 60,000 men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.
  • WestlawNext
    • An online legal information service centered on American law. Case law, law books, rule books, journal articles, etc. are available.
  • 近現代史料データベース 我妻栄関連文書 第一部
    • From the vast collection of materials held by Sakae Wagatsuma (1897-1973), one of the leading postwar legal scholars, this collection covers the fields of constitutional law, the judicial system, civil law, civil procedure, land and house lease, and atomic energy.

License change

  • JURIS Online
    The license has been downgraded. This does not include the laws of the canton of Lant, full-text journals (except for the : juris PraxisReport), the Federal Gazette, and all materials of the Federal Assembly.

Cancelled on March 2021

  • LEX/DBインターネット
    • This database is no longer available via the terminals in the Libraries.
    • The access via the networks of the Graduate School of Law and Politics, the Law School, and the Osaka School of International Public Policy are still available after April 1, 2021.
    • All OU members can access via any network in the OU campuses after April 26, 2021. Off Campus Access is also available.
      This database is provided by courtesy of the Graduate School of Law and Politics, the Law School, and the Osaka School of International Public Policy.

  • The Japan Times Archives
    Following databases are still available.
    • The Japan Advertiser
    • The Japan Times of 1860s
  • Beck-online: premium edition
    However, the Graduate School of Law renew subscription for some field-specific products of Beck-online.