Off Campus Access

You can access e-resources (e-journals, e-books and databases) that Osaka University subscribes from home or business trip destinations. When you are within the campus of Osaka University, please use e-resources by clicking each tab of "E-Journals", "E- Books" and Databases on Library's website.

Access to e-journals / e-books

E-Resource List

 Advanced search (E-Resource List)

If the title you need is available for off-campus access, authentication screen will appear. After authentication, you can access the journal website.

Publisher / Vendor links

Some Journals are available off-campus via the following link through user authentication by Osaka University Personal ID.

Access to databases

Some databases are available off-campus via the following link through user authentication by Osaka University Personal ID.

Notice of use

  • Osaka University Personal ID and password is required to use it.

    Please check the following page FAQ on Campus-wide IT Authentication Platform Service in Osaka University about Osaka University Personal ID and password.

  • Some e-resources are not available under this service because we provide only the e-resouces which publishers permitted us to access off-campus.

    In this case, please access them on campus.

  • While you are using this service, the URL in your browser's address will be like the following example.

    If the URL doesn't contain "", you are outside this service. Please return within this service by clicking your browser's "Back" button.

  • A connection error may occur due to cookies left over from past use. In that case, please try the following:
    • Access with another browser.
    • Use private (secret) browsing mode.
  • When you end the remote access, please click the below button or close your browser to disconnect the authentication.

Important Note

Each publisher prohibits in its terms of use excessive access and downloading in a short period of time. Any violation may result in penalty imposed to the entire university community, including suspension of access to the concerned publisher’s e-resources.

For further information, please refer to Appropriate Use Policy for E-resources.


Some E-resources such as KOD are available off-campus through GakuNin. For more information, please refer to the following website.

Other access way

Following Databese is available from off-campus if you can get ID/PW.