Life Science Library Searching Articles

This page shows you how to search articles by type or by other ways.
Please feel free to inquire to the following contact if you have any questions about this page.

Reference Desk(1F) ls-ref@library.osaka-u.ac.jp
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.(Weekdays)

Searching Tools by article type

This is the article database list for life sciences. We list up appropriate databases by type or subject.
If you would like to know which database meets your purpose or how to use each database, please ask staff at Reference Desk(1F).


Databases which have R are available off-campus.

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Purposedatabasesubject/details
Searching journal articlesMEDLINE:Ovid SPROff-Campus AccessMedicine/Dentistry/Nursing
MEDLINE:PubMed(Free)Off-Campus Access
ICHUSHI WebROff-Campus AccessMedicine/Dentistry/Nursing・・or Japanese journals)
Cochrane LibraryROff-Campus AccessClinical Medicine/EBM/Systematic Review
CINAHLROff-Campus AccessNursing
PsycINFOPsychology *Before using PsycINFO, you need to get ID and Password. Please see this page.
SocINDEXROff-Campus AccessSociology
ERICROff-Campus AccessEducation
JDreamIIIScience and Technology
ScopusROff-Campus AccessScience and Technology/Medicine/Sociology
CiNii ArticlesROff-Campus AccessAll subjects(for Japanese journals)
Zasshi Kiji Sakuin ShuseiROff-Campus AccessAll subjects(for Japanese journals)
Searching citations/
Checking how many times the article is cited
Web of ScienceROff-Campus AccessScience Citation Index (1900-)
Social Sciences Citation Index(1956-)
Art & Humanities Citation Index(1975-)
Assessing scholarly journalsJCR(Journal Citation Reports)ROff-Campus AccessImpact factors etc.
Searching Research by Grants-in-AidMHLW Grants system(Free)Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
KAKEN(Free)Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research・・inistry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Our Collection of journals published from Meiji Period to Early Showa Period

These are title lists of our old journal colleciton (Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmaceutical Sciences), which were published (or have been published) from Meiji Period to Showa Period. You can use thiese lists for researching old time.
*These lists are Japanese only.

Our Collection of journals published from Meiji Period to Early Showa Period
Meiji Period
Taisho Period
Journals related to Osaka