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Your unnecessary books most welcome! Reuse market to open! (September 25, 2013)
Toward "Books Reuse Market" that this library will hold from October 21 (Mon), we would like to invite you to donate some of your unnecessary books to us. For details, click here. Access a flier from here.

Books recommended to be purchased for students in fiscal 2013 (August 30, 2013)
The details of request and answer sheet can be downloaded from here.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (August 20,2013)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] August 25(Sun), 2013, from 11:00 to 19:00 (8 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
[Maruzen eBook Library] to stop service temporarily due to maintenance(August 14, 2013)
Maruzen eBook Library will temporarily stop the service of 2 e-books; "Lively practise of nursing study" and "Observation and judgement for nursing" as follows.
Scheduled Suspension Period: from 7:30 to 12:00 on August 27, 2013
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.


[Thieme Clinical Collections] now on free trial(August 8, 2013)
Included are illustrations, clinical photos, high-resolution radiological images and so on.
Access: http://lib.myilibrary.com
Pamphlet:Brochure
Included titels:Title list, 2013 Frontlist
Trial period:Until September 30, 2013

[Cell Press campaign] now on free trial(August 2, 2013)
Cell Press provides, on a free trial basis, all the dissertations featured in their publications including the latest issues of "Cell Stem Cell","Immunity","Neuron" and "Cell Metabolism".
Cell Press HP: http://www.cell.com/cellpress
Journal list: Access from here.
(A search from the electronic journal search window of this library's website can hit the targeted contents)
Trial period: until September 30, 2013

Project Display(Theme: This book is hot!) now opens (August 1, 2013)
See a flier from here. See the list of displayed literature from here.

Three volumes newly added to Old Medical Books Collection of Nisuke Matsumoto Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Science! (July 24, 2013)
Three volumes added this time are "Ranryouhou", "Honzou Keimou Meiso", and "Chiseiron". Do take a look !

JCR to stop service temporarily(July 23, 2013)
Due to maintenance, Journal Citation Reports will be suspended for service as follows.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from July 28(Sun) 22:00 (Japan Time) to July 29(Mon) 10:00

Check-out period of books extended during summer vacation(July 8, 2013)
Details from here.

Part of 2012 journals to be unavailable due to book binding operation(July 4, 2013)
This library will bind individual journals issued mainly in 2012 (including some journals issued in the other years, too) to books. Therefore a part of the journals will temporarily be unavailable for checking out or reading. Details from here.

Questionnaire survey on journals to be purchased by this library in 2014 and survey on journals currently held by the classrooms in 2013(July 4, 2013)
For details or answer sheets, download from here.

Latest version of Impact Factor released (July 1, 2013)
2012 version of JCR(Journal Citation Reports)has been released. With this, the latest Impact Factor represents 2012 data.
[RSC eBook Collection] now on free trial (June 4, 2013)
You can access electronic books issued by Royal Society of Chemistry, including "Air Quality in Urban Environments".
Access:http://pubs.rsc.org/en/ebooks?key=title&value=newtitle
List of titles: http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/eBooks/licensinginfo.asp
Use conditions:50 downloads possible in a month
Trial period:Until July 31

"Konnichi no Rinsho Support" restarts free trial(June 4, 2013)
"Konnichi no Rinsho Support (Today's Clinical Medicine Support)" is an on-line clinical support tool provided by Elsevier. It covers clinical information conforming to the Japanese practice guidelines.
* Trial Period : until June 22 (Sat), 2013
* URL: http://pre.clinicalsup.jp
* Access: ID/PW and institution codes are shown on Password List. If you don't know the password to open the Password List, send an email to KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp).
Project Display(Theme: Books showing with attractive illustrations) now opens (June 3, 2013)
See a flier from here. See the list of displayed literature from here.

Journals and databases purchased by KPUM Library in 2013(May 10, 2013)
Click here for details.

[RSC Journal] now available on free trial(May 2, 2013)
You can access 43 journals issued by Royal Society of Chemistry, including "Chemical Communications".
Access: http://pubs.rsc.org/
Titles included: Click here
Trial period: until July 31


Thieme Journal now available on free trial(May 1, 2013)
You can access 33 medical journals including "Seminars in Plastic Surgery".
Title List & Access: Click here.
Trial Period: Until July 31

JCR to stop service temporarily (April 23, 2013)
Due to maintenance, Journal Citation Reports will be suspended for service as follows.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from April 28(Sun) 7:00 (Japan Time) to April 29(Mon) 10:00

[Maney Publishing] now on free trial (April 18, 2013)
You can access all the journals (around 165 titles) of Maney Publishing. Apart from the medical field journals like "Redox Report", "Speech, Language and Hearing" and etc., publications on a variety of academic disciplines such as engineering, literature and so on are also included.
Access: www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney
Trial Period: Until July 10, 2013


MEDLINE Complete and CINAHL Complete now on free trial (April 15, 2013)
They are medical and nursing databases for academic dissertations. Covered are 2100 and 1500 journals on each database including "Gerontologist" and "J.Midwifery & Women's Health" and so on.
Access: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip
Covered Titles: http://www.ebscohost.com/title-lists
Trial Period: By the end of July, 2013


New title added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (March 26, 2013)
We uploaded this time a new title, "Koutei Daikei Somon vol.1-24". Do take a look. We will be increasing the titles in the future, too.

Electronic Japanese journals "Medical on line" to be available from April 1(March 26, 2013)
On top of PDFs of around 960 journals including "Japanese journal of cancer clinics", ”The journal of therapy" and "Neonatal Care", you can use the medical drug search and the medical equipment/related services search.
URL: http://www.medicalonline.jp/
A search from the electronic journal search window of this library website and Ichushi-web can hit the contents.


Temporary suspension of Library services due to blackout (March 15, 2013)
This library's On-Line Public Access Catalogue(OPAC) search and web services will be suspended due to electric power interruption.We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
Suspension period: from March 16(Sat) around PM18:00 until March 18(Mon) around AM9:00

Temporary closing of KPUM library(March 8, 2013)
This library will temporarily close to renovate the floor of its reading rooms and upgrade the audio visual equipment of its AV Room as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated. Schedule of closing: from March 22(Fri) to March 25(Mon),2013
ProQuest to stop service temporarily(March 5,2013)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] March 10(Sun), 2013, from 12:00 to 18:00 (6 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
"Konnichi no Rinsho Support" now on a free trial!(March 5, 2013)
"Konnichi no Rinsho Support (Today's Clinical Medicine Support)" is an on-line clinical support tool provided by Elsevier. It covers clinical information conforming to the Japanese guidelines. While this trial does not necessarily presuppose our future purchase, do take advantage of this opportunity.
* Trial Period : until March 31, 2013 (re-extended)
* URL: http://pre.clinicalsup.jp(changed as from March 1)
* Access: ID/PW and institution codes are shown on Password List. If you don't know the password to open the Password List, send an email to KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp).
Maruzen eBook Library to stop service temporarily due to maintenance(March 5, 2013)
Maruzen eBook Library will temporarily stop the service of 2 e-books; "Lively practise of nursing study" and "Observation and judgement for nursing" as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from March 10(Sun) 00:00-12:00

Temporary closing of KPUM library(February 26, 2013)
This library will temporarily close to renovate the floor of its reading rooms and upgrade the audio visual equipment of its AV Room as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
Schedule of closing: 4 days within the period from March 22(Fri) through March 29(Fri),2013
* Final decision will be made early March.

JCR to stop service temporarily(February 13, 2013)
Due to maintenance, Journal Citation Reports will be suspended for service as follows.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from February 16(Sat) 23:00 (Japan Time) to February 17(Sun) 11:00AM

Maruzen eBook Library to stop service temporarily due to maintenance(February 8, 2013)
Maruzen eBook Library will be suspended for service as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from February 10(Sun) 00:00-12:00 and February 14(Thu) 18:00-20:00

Bentham Science Publishers' electronic journals now on trial (February 4, 2013)
Bentham Science Publishers is an international academic publisher that provides the latest information in the disciplines including biomedicine, medicine, engineering, science technology, computers, and social science. At the moment, 117 electronic journals are accessible. While this trial does not presuppose our future purchase, do take advantage of this opportunity.
Trial Period: February 4 to May 4, 2013 (3 months)
URL: www.eurekaselect.com (Login by IP address)
Titles: Current Pharmaceutical Design, Current Medicinal Chemistry, and etc. Click here to take a look.

JCR to stop service temporarily(January 18, 2013)
Due to maintenance, Journal Citation Reports will be suspended for service as follows.
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from January 20(Sun) 23:00PM (Japan Time) to January 21(Mon) 11:00AM

Project Display "Dedicating to 20th Anniversary Year, My lifetime companion - book to keep over a lifetime" to be held from January 22 through February 12 (January 10, 2013)
For details, click here.

Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (January 7, 2013)
We newly uploaded this time two titles. They are "Sachou Gyokukousho, Prefice/Index, Volumes 1/2/3, Final volume " and "Sinou Satan, Volumes 1/2". Do take a look. We will be increasing the titles in the future, too.

"Konnichi no Rinsho Support" now on a free trial!(February 1, 2013)
"Konnichi no Rinsho Support (Today's Clinical Medicine Support)" is an on-line clinical support tool that provides information, required at on-the-spot clinical practices, including the evidence-based overview on diseases and symptoms, diagnoses and treatment policies. It covers clinical information conforming to the Japanese guidelines. In this trial, around 230 contents are accessible (all in Japanese). While this trial does not necessarily presuppose our future purchase, do take advantage of this opportunity.
* Trial Period : until February 28, 2013 (extended)
* URL: http://demo2.clinicalsup.jp/("Konnichi no Rinsho Support")
* Access: The ID/PW is shown on Password List. If you don't know the password to open the Password List, send an email to KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp).

Project Display (Theme: Encouragement of brain healthy life) now opens(December 3, 2012)
See the flier and display scenes from here. See the list of displayed literature from here.

KPUM electronic guidebook commemorating 140th anniversary year uploaded (November 28, 2012)
In commemoration of the 140th year since the foundation, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine produced a guidebook and posted its electronic version on the website. See details from here. You can also watch a KPUM guide movie that was made along with the book.

Patients' Library Hohoemi opened on November 21!(November 22, 2012)
On the 3rd floor of KPUM hospital, "Hohoemi", a library for patients, was newly opened and started its service on November 21(Wed). "Hohoemi" library is a part of the hospital's facilities and operated by volunteers. KPUM library cooperated to help open the new library. It aimes to become a library that is loved by all the users with its holdings of around 1500 books. See details from here.

[Temporary suspension of this library's network services](November 13, 2012)
Due to the maintenance work of networking equipment, this library's "Online Public Access Catalogue"(OPAC) and Web Service will stop temporarily. The Internet connection from this library will simultaneously be suspended.
Scheduled suspension period: November 14(Wed) from 17:00 to 18:00 (around 1 hour)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (November 6, 2012)
We newly uploaded this time two titles. They are "Ika Senjimon Chuu", "Youan Sensei Himei Gyoujou; Furoku Youan Sensei Ikyou". Do take a look. We will be increasing the titles in the future, too.

Your unused books most welcome as Reuse Market growing popular(October 25, 2012)
We are continually expecting the donation of unused books from KPUM staff and students, because "Books Reuse Market" has been popular since its opening on October 23 (Tue).
* Donation period: until October 31 (Wed), 2012
* Donation requirements: (1) unused books (2) all categories welcome (3) no handwritten insertions

Temporary suspension of NII database service(October 25, 2012)
National Institute of Informatics (or NII) will stop its services including CiNii、NACSIS Webcat、KAKEN、GeNii, due to the legal power failure.
Period: Between November 3 (Sat), 17:00 and November 5 (Mon) 9:00
For details, See the following web page.
*System maintenance information

Applications now taken for lecture meeting for Kyotoites "Aging and brain's health - to live a vivid and young life for long" (October 19, 2012)
Click here for details

Events commemorating 20th anniversary year of KPUM Library and Joint Lecture Building(October 19, 2012)
Access a related home page from here. Click here for a flier.

Your unnecessary books most welcome! Reuse market to open (September 27, 2012)
Toward "Books Reuse Market" that this library will hold from October 23 (Tue), we would like to invite you to donate some of your unnecessary books to us. For details, click here. Access a flier from here.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (September 19,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] September 30(Sun), 2012, from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

Books recommended to be purchased for students in fiscal 2012(August 30, 2012)
The details of request and answer sheet can be downloaded from here.

Lists of Research Labs' Holdings (Journals) updated to FY2012 version(August 22, 2011)
Research Labs' journals:  Western Japanese

Five new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (August 16, 2012)
We newly uploaded this time five titles. They are "Kyoto Ryoubyouin Nikkouroku", "Kirigami", "Sinmyaku Kudenshuu", "Ihou Meikan", "Youjuin Isoku". Do take a look.

ScienceDirect and Scopus to be suspended for service temporarily(August 17, 2012)
Due to product version upgrade, Elsevier will suspend service temporarily for ScienceDirect(electronic journal) and Scopus(literature search).
[Scheduled Suspension Period] from August 25 (Sat) 20:30 to 26 (Sun) 15:30, Japan Time (around 19 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (August 9,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] August 19(Sun), 2012, from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

Digital Archive(July 19,2012)
At the moment, you cannot access the Digital Archive. Please understand.

Temporary closure and maintenance operation during summer vacation (July 12, 2012)
*Temporary closing of this library: August 25(Sat)
*Renewal operation of Entrance/Departure system: August 25(Sat) to 27 (Mon)
This library will be closed temporarily on August 25(Sat) and regularly on August 26(Sun). On August 27(Mon), it will regularly be opened, but the renewal operation will still continue.
*Operation to replace electrically-driven stacks' base: August 6(Mon) to 8(Wed)
During the operation, you may not be able to access some literature, because a part of electrically-driven stacks(low layer) will stop. We regret any incovenience this may cause, and solicit your understanding and cooperation.


Latest version of Impact Factor released (July 5, 2012)
2011 version of JCR(Journal Citation Reports)has been released. With this, the latest Impact Factor represents 2011 data.
Part of 2011 journals to be unavailable due to book binding operation (July 4, 2012)
This library will bind individual journals issued mainly in 2011 (including some journals issued in the other years) to books. Therefore a part of the journals will temporarily be unavailable for checking out or reading. Details from here.
Check-out period of books extended during summer vacation (July 4, 2012)
Details from here.
Questionnaire survey on journals to be purchased in 2013 and survey on journals currently held by the classrooms in 2012 (July 2, 2012)
For details or answer sheets, download from here.

KPUM LAN to stop temporarily due system maintenance (June 27, 2012)
During the following period, the internet service on campus will not be available. Please be careful that you will not be able to access this library's website, databases, and electronic journals.
Maintenance schedule: July 1 (Sun), from AM1:00 (1 hour after midnight) to AM6:00 (early morning)
We regret any incovenience this may cause, and solicit your understanding and cooperation.
[ProQuest to stop service temporarily] (June 20,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] July 1(Sun), 2012, from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
Medical literature search service "Medical Online" now on free trial!(until August 17)(June 18, 2012)
You can search and read the latest issues and back numbers of Japanese medical electronic journals (more than 900 titles). Broad fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, nursing, nutriology, medical technologies are covered including "Gekkan Nursing"(Monthly Nursing), "Gan to Kagakuryouhou"(Cancer and Chemotherapy), "Shonika Shinryou"(Pediatric Practice). Database "Kusuri"(Drugs) and "Product"(Medical products) are also accessible. While this trial does not necessarily presuppose our future purchase, do take advantage of this opportunity.
◆Trial Period: From June 18 to August 17, 2012 (2 months)
◆Access:http://www.medicalonline.jp
New Project Display (Theme:Take a look! Volumes of lectures by our great seniors) now opens(June 1,2012)
See the flier from here. See the list of displayed literature from here.
Medical and Nursing database "Medical Finder" now on free trial(Until June 30)(May 30,2012)
"Medical Finder" is a website of electronic journals published by Igaku Shoin. You can read full text articles of 34 Japanese journals including "Kokyu to Junkan (Aspiration and Circulation)", "Seishin Kango (Psychiatric Nursing)". It covers from the back numbers in the past 9 years (from 2003 onwards) to the latest literature.
*Trial period: June 1 to 30, 2012 (30 days)
*Access: https://top.islib.jp/bcs/li/kpu-m/
Clinical support database "UpToDate Online Version" purchased and accessible(May 30, 2012)
Access:http://www.uptodate.com/online (unlimited simultaneous access)
Manuals:Frequently-asked Question  User Manual
Relocation of 2011 journals(May 8,2012)
Journals issued in 2011 and now stacked in the pigion boxes on the first floor will be moved to the fixed bookshelves.
* Work day & time: May 14, 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
It may be hard sometimes to find the location of materials during the period. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and solicit your understanding and cooperation.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily(May 2,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] May 6(Sun), 2012, starting from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
44 RSC journals now on free trial(May 1,2012)
Forty-four chemistry journals published by RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) can be accessed for 90 days. (Inauguration issues that have been released previously are also included)
Access: http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/ (A search is scheduled to hit the contents from E-Journal Search Window, too)
Period: 2012/5/1〜7/31
URL of JCR Science Ed.to be changed(April 24,2012)
Effective April 29, the old address will be invalid to access Journal Citation Reports(JCR) Science Ed. Change your bookmarks to the new URL specified as follows.
http://webofknowledge.com/JCR
ProQuest to stop service temporarily (March 23,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] March 25(Sun), 2012, starting from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

<Digital Archive> A new title added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (March 22, 2011)
We newly uploaded a title, "Bakudoku Zensho". Do take a look. We will be increasing the number of new titles in the future, too.
Selection of journals and databases to be purchased in 2012 ( March 15, 2011)

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (March 8,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] March 18 (Sun), 2012, starting from 11:00 to 23:00 (12 hours/Japan time)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.


New!! Project Display (Theme:Gazing at the human body) now opened (January 27, 2011)
View displayed books from here (Select by category)
ProQuest to stop service temporarily (January 26,2012)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] February 5 (Sun), 2012, starting from 12:00 for around 12 hours
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

Distributed materials at EndNote Seminar uploaded (January 25, 2012)

Electronic Resources Seminar (January 25, 2012)
Explanation of electronic journals and databases available for use at KPUM will be given from basics.
Date&Time: February 24 (Fri), 2012, 18:00-19:00
Venue: AV Room of this library
Content: Electronic Resources Seminar
Prior Application: not required
* If you bring your notebook PC, you can search together with an instructor.( Number of wired connections is limited) You can understand the content by the explanation alone without your PC.

Ovid Nursing Full Text (January 18,2012)
We provide the 43 titles of collections of nursing electronic journals published by LWW. From January to March they will be on a free trial basis, and are highly likely to be continued from April and onwards. University-wide access is made possible, thanks to the Nursing Department's purchase.
[Information about the Collections] http://demo.ovid.com/trial/onftp/onftp_trial.html
(A search will hit the contents from the Electronic Journal Search Window)
[Simultaneous access number] Unlimited
Notice on electronic version of Japanese Nursing Association's Collection of Papers (January 18,2012)
Starting from the fiscal year 2011 (The 42nd), the captioned Collection will be digitized and linked to the Latest NursingIndex.You can read and download all the 10 areas of "the Collection of Papers (electronic version)" based upon the search result obtained by the Latest Nursing Index on this library's home page.
*The member of Japanese Nursing Association can read and download from "Member Direct".
*With the digitization, the print version will be discontinued.
Renewal of Latest Nursing Index Web (January 18,2012)
IchushiLinkService will be introduced. This will make access to full-text data easier, including electronic version of Japanese Nursing Association's Collection of Papers (electronic version). The operation is scheduled to start in February 2012. For details, access the following URL.
http://www.nurse.or.jp/nursing/education/gakkai/pdf/kangosakuin-2.pdf
Domestic journals discontinued or suspended in 2012 (January 18,2012)
Discontinued in 2012 - Geka Chiryou, Sougou Rinshou, EB Nursing
Sales Suspended - Nihon Kango Gakkai Ronbunshuu fiscal 2011(The 42nd)
Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (January 13,2012)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: January 14(Sat), 2012, maximum 2 hours starting from 19:00 (Japan Time)

EndNote Seminar to be held! (January 5, 2012)
Date and Time: January 19 (Thu), 2012, 18:00 -19:00
Venue: AV Room of this library
Instructor: Mr. Go Hashimoto, Usaco
No prior application required

Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (December 28, 2011)
Due to product release, SciVerse ScienceDirect(electronic journals) will not be available for service. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Scheduled Suspension Period: from January 7 (Sat) 22:30 to January 8 (Sun) 11:30, 2012 Japan Time

Temporary suspension of Library services due to blackout (December 19, 2011)
This library's On-Line Public Access Catalogue(OPAC) search and web services will be suspended due to electric power interruption.We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
Suspension period: from December 22 (Thu) 17:00 until December 24 (Sat) 10:00

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (December 16,2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: December 17(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 19:00 (Japan Time)

"UpToDate" online version now on a free trial (December 14, 2011)
"UpToDate" is an evidence-based clinical support database. Specific answers to clinical queries can be obtained. This online trial is available for the KPUM affiliates until the end of this fiscal year. While it is not on condition of our purchase, give it a try taking this opportunity. So far "UpToDate" has been accessible by DVD version inside this library. However from March 2012 onwards, it will not be accessible in this library, because DVD version will be discontinued. Please understand the situation and make an effective use of this trial.
[Access] http://www.uptodate.com/online
[Simultaneous access number] unlimited
[Manual] UpToDate Site Licence Online Manual (PDF)
[Trial period] Until the end of March, 2012

Order of literature photocopies placed to outside KPUM at the year-end and new-year period (December 6, 2011)
If an order is placed for photocopies of literature to libraries outside KPUM on or after December 15 (Thu), cases may occur where ordered copies do not arrive by the year-end due to the situation at counterpart libraries, which please note in advance.
PubMed Seminar to be held! (December 6, 2011)
Explanations will be given on how to use PubMed from basics to application.
Date and Time: December 16 (Fri), 2011, 18:00 -19:00
Venue: AV Room of this library
Content: How to use PubMed
No prior application required

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (November 29, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] December 4 (Sun), 2011, from 12:00 for around 12 hours
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

[Scientific American1845-1909 archives now temporarily opened for free](November 22,2011)
"Scientific American" published by Nature Publishing Group is accessible for free from its
first issue to 1909 issues.
Access: http://forcast.emailalert.jp/c/afwNaabr2rxbjRab
Free Access Period: until November 30 (Wed),2011
Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (November 4,2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: November 5(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 19:00 (Japan Time)

Database of The Yomiuri Shinbun articles called "Yomidasu History Museum" now available for a free trial ! (November 4, 2011)
You can search and view about 11 million articles ranging from the inaugural issue of the 7th year of the Meiji Period (1874) to the latest one. In addition to the search in the Daily Yomiuri published in English and in the Modern Who's Who, "Article clipping function", "Japanese to Japanese/English to Japanese/Japanese to English Dictionaries","Imidasu Terminology Function" and "Yomidasu Dictionary Function" are also available.
Search Screen: https://database.yomiuri.co.jp/rekishikan/ (accessible only from PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)
Trial Period: until December 31(Sat), 2011
ProQuest to stop service temporarily (November 2, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] November 6 (Sun), 2011, from 11:00 AM for around 12 hours
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (October 14, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] October 23 (Sun), 2011, from 11:00 AM for around 12 hours
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

JCR service to stop temporarily (October 7,2011)
Please take note that the access to JCR will be affected due to the server maintenance.
Scheduled suspension period: October 9 (Sun),2011, from 21:00 (Japan time) (for around 12 hours)

<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (October 4, 2011)
We newly uploaded two titles, "Nikkou Furoku Kaibou Shouran" and "Seii Zappou Dai1-11Gou". Do take a look. We will be increasing the number of new titles in the future, too.

CINAHL workshop to be held (September 15,2011)
Date&Time: September 28, 2011(Wed) 17:00 - 18:00
Venue: Information Science Practice Room, Basement Floor of Nursing Department
Instructor: Mr. Mitsuaki Ohno, EBSCO *No application required
Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (September 9, 2011)
Due to product release, SciVerse ScienceDirect(electronic journal) will not be available for service. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Scheduled Suspension Period: from September 10 (Sat) 20:30 (for about 11 hours) Japan Time

[Adis International Collection now on a free trial] (September 5, 2011)
This is a package of 20 journals covering clinical pharmacology,drug research,and therapeutics in detail.
Trial Period: 2011/9/5-11/3
Access: http://ovidsp.ovid.com/autologin.html
Collection Catalogue:http://access.ovid.com/demo/asiapacific/japan/kfi999/adisictrial.htm

[Cambridge Books Online Excellence in E-Publishing now on a free trial](September 1, 2011)
Online electronic books published by Cambridge University Press, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
◆Trial Period:2011/9/1-9/30
◆Access:http://ebooks.cambridge.org
【Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology Online now on a free trial】(September 1, 2011)
"Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology" series is now available on line, inclulding essential information on the prescription of psychotherapeutic drugs, psychopharmacological research,and new drugs development.
・Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology
・The Prescriber's Guide
・Stahl's Illustrated Series
◆Trial Period:2011/9/1-9/30
◆Access:http://stahlonline.cambridge.org/
[Cancer and Chemotherapy now on a free trial](September 1, 2011)
Full text articles published in 2004 and onwards including latest issues are accessible
◆Trial Period:9/1-9/30
◆Access:http://www.pieronline.jp/content/serial/0385-0684
New!! Project Display (Theme:Brain and Environment) now opened (September 1, 2011)
View displayed books from here (Select by category)

[You can access electronic contents this library purchases from your home (KPUM internal only!)] (September 1, 2011)
It is our principle that electronic contents this library purchases be accessed inside KPUM premises only. Take note they are accessible via VPN(Virtual Private Network) from outside KPUM premises. For details click here.
However some of the electronic contents do not allow VPN access by contractual restrictions. Use the suitable contents referring to the notes specified on the table showing the accessibility of each content.
Contact on electronic contents: KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp)
Contact on VPN connection: Computer Office (cmg@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp)


Lists of Research Labs' Holdings (Journals) are updated to FY2011 version (August 31, 2011)
Research Labs' journals: Western Japanese

[Kyoto Prefectural Library and KPUM Library to hold Lecture Meeting for Kyotoites](August 23,2011)
As a joint initiative by this library and Kyoto Prefectural Library, a lecture meeting targeting Kyoto Prefecture residents will be held with KPUM Library Director Shinji Fushiki as a lecturer.
Title: "To protect children's brains - what kind of impact do environmental chemicals have on them?"
Date & Time: September 11(Sun), 2011, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: Kyoto Prefectural Library (Not KPUM Library. Be careful), Multimedia Room on the 3rd floor
Maximum attendance of 80 people: A prior application is required. This library accepts applications.
For details, access from the following link.


Flier of the lecture meeting held on September 11

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (August 17, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] August 21 (Sun), 2011, for some 12 hours starting from 11:00AM
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (July 20, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] July 31 (Sun), 2011, for some 12 hours starting from 11:00 AM
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

Check-out period of books extended during summer vacation (July 14, 2011)

Part of 2010 journals to be unavailable due to book binding operation (July 13, 2011)
This library will bind individual journals issued mainly in 2010 (including some journals issued in the other years). Therefore a part of the journals will temporarily be unavailable for checking out or reading.

<Digital Archive>Three volumes newly added to Old Medical Books Collection of Nisuke Matsumoto Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Science! (July 8, 2011)
The three volumes added this time are "Igakushinanhen", "Rekidai Meii Denryaku", "Kyoto Iin Ichiranhyo". Do take a look !
ProQuest to stop service temporarily (July 6, 2011)
Due to server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] July 7 (Thu), 2011, from 11:00 AM to 13:00PM
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
Questionnaire survey on journals to be purchased in 2012 and survey on journals currently held by the classrooms (July 7, 2011)
For details or answer sheets, download from here.
Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (July 1, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: July 2(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 18:00 (Japan Time)

New!! Project Display (Theme:Emotional Healing) now opened (July 1, 2011)
View displayed books from here (Select by category)

[Oxford Medical & Nursing Handbooks Online now on a free trial] (June 21, 2011)
Oxford's medical handbook series. Useful on-line reference books for medical school students.
Access:http://www.oxfordmedicine.com/
Trial period: until August 16, 2011 Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme
Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia
Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Cardiology
Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery
Oxford Handbook of Complementary Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Critical Care
Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Dialysis
Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Oxford Handbook of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing
Oxford Handbook of General Practice
Oxford Handbook of Genetics
Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV and AIDS
Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence
Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences
Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Midwifery
Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Neonatology
Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension
Oxford Handbook of Neurology
Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Nurse Prescribing
Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People
Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Oxford Handbook of Oncology
Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology
Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics
Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care
Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice
Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy
Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry
Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice
Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning
Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing
Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology
Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine
Oxford Handbook of Urology
Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing
[Oxford Medical Textbooks Online now on a free trial] (June 21, 2011)
This trial includes the 5th edition of Oxford's clinical medicine textbooks. Comprehensively cover clinical management, prevention, basic science, clinical treatment, and infectious diseases.
Access: http://www.oxfordmedicine.com/
Trial period: until August 16, 2011 Oxford Textbook of Medicine
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine
Oxford Textbook of Public Health
Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics
[Oxford Emergencies-in series now on a free trial] (June 21, 2011)
Access: http://www.oxfordmedicine.com/
Trial period: until August 16, 2011

Emergencies in Adult Nursing
Emergencies in Anaesthesia
Emergencies in Cardiology
Emergencies in Clinical Medicine
Emergencies in Clinical Radiology
Emergencies in Clinical Surgery
Emergencies in Oncology
Emergencies in Palliative Care
Emergencies in Primary Care
Emergencies in Respiratory Medicine
Emergencies in Trauma
Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies
[AMA Manual of Style Online now on a free trial] (June 21, 2011)
Published by American Medical Association. It is the manual to write and contribute dissertations to medicine or science journals. The alterations of style policy are highlighted.
Access:http://www.amamanualofstyle.com/
Trial period: until August 16, 2011

[Nature Climate Change now on a free trial] (June 17, 2011)
This journal, first published in April 2010, takes up climate changes, biogeochemistry,and ecology etc. The interaction between a climate and a society as well as environment management etc. are also discussed.
Access: http://www.nature.com/nclimate/index.html
Period: 6/16-8/16

[EBSCO's database on criminal justice and criminology] (June 10, 2011)
The full text version of Criminal Justice Abstracts. Free access is available for the whole text of around 240 journals published in countries of the world. This is the database that can be the information source to address the internationalization of forensic medicine search and drug poisoning, thanks to its multilateral research on criminal cases justice and criminology.
URL:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?group=main&profile=ehost
Period: 2 months
Reduction of printed and electronic journal titles (LWW) this library to purchase in 2012 and related questionnaire survey (June 10, 2011)
Regarding the announcement dated June 10 that we distributed in the classrooms and the related questionnaire survey, answer sheets and relevant information can be downloaded from here. For the content, click here.
Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (June 4, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: June 4(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 18:00 (Japan Time)

DynaMed Seminar to be held! (May 31, 2011)
Date and Time: June 22 (Wed), 2011, 18:00 -19:00
Venue: AV Room of this library
No prior application required


ProQuest to stop service temporarily (May 26, 2011)
Due to the server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] June 5 (Sun), 2011, from 11:00 AM to 23:00PM (Japan time for 12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.
[Full collection of Oxford journals now available on a free trial access] (May 24, 2011)
You can access the full collection (228 titles in total) of Oxford electronic journals ranging from medicine and life science to mathematics, physics, cultural science, study of law, and social sciences.
Access:
Available publication years: from 1996 up to latest issues
Trial period: until August 22, 2011 (Mon)
Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (May 20, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: May 21(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 18:00 (Japan Time)

[Nature Review Series etc now available for free access](May 18, 2011)
In an effort to suport the restoration from Great Eastern Japan Earthquake, all the 8 titles of "Nature Reviews" and the 8 titles published by NPG are publicized on-line. Please use them in accordance with the purpose.
1 Nature Reviews Cardiology (2007- 2011)
2 Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology (2007- 2011)
3 Nature Reviews Endocrinology (2007- 2011)
4 Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2007- 2011)
5 Nature Reviews Nephrology (2007- 2011)
6 Nature Reviews Neurology (2007- 2011)
7 Nature Reviews Rheumatology (2007- 2011)
8 Nature Reviews Urology (2007- 2011)
9 American Journal of Gastroenterology (1999- 2011)
10 Bone Marrow Transplantation (1997- 2011)
11 British Journal of Cancer (1947- 2011)
12 Journal of Investigative Dermatology (1938- 2011)
13 Kidney International (1972- 2011)
14 Lab Animal (2003- 2011)
15 Leukemia (1997- 2011)
16 Oncogene (1997- 2011)
Access:http://www.nature.com/
(They can be accessed from "Free and open information for medical support after Great Eastern Japan Earthquake" or the Electronic Journal Search Window.)
Free open period: September 30, 2011
Login is possible by IP address of PC's within KPUM premises, or by ID/PW from outside KPUM. (ID/Password for the access are posted in the list. For the password to open it, please contact <libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp>.)

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (May 13, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: May 14(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 18:00 (Japan Time)

[Net Dictionary now available on a free trial access] (May 13, 2011)
This is provided by Igaku-Shoin. Across-the-board search is possible for their "Great Medical Dictionary","Great Nursing Dictionary", "Physical Therapy Dictionary"and "Pocket English-Japanese dictionary".
Access: https://top.islib.jp/bcs/li/kpu-m/
Trial Period: until June 15 (Wed), 2011
[Curative Drug Manual now available on a free trial access] (May 13, 2011)
This is the on-line version of Igaku-Shoin's "Curative Drug Manual" which is a data book of curaive drugs with related information and clinical comments.
Access: https://top.islib.jp/bcs/li/kpu-m/
Trial Period: until June 15 (Wed), 2011
【Ichushi Web Version Upgrade】(April 27, 2011)
As from April 25, Ichushi Web's new version called "Ver.5" was released. The search window was renewed to improve its user-friendliness. Please see details from here . The old "Ver.4" will be provided in parallel for the time being but is scheduled to be closed at the end of August.
* Please take note of following points if you previously bookmarked ID/PW input window
If you bookmarked the ID/PW input window (URL; http://jk04.jamas.or.jp/JK/login.aspx)that appears after Ichushi Web login window, you cannot access "Ver.5" unless you change the URL. This ID/PW input window will be provided exclusively for "Ver.4" from April 25 onwards. Please bookmark instead either "http://login.jamas.or.jp" or "http://search.jamas.or.jp".
Temporary suspension of Library services due to system work (April 19, 2011)
This library's On-Line Public Access Catalogue(OPAC) search and web services will be suspended due to system work.
Suspension period: from April 25 (Mon) 16:00 until April 26 (Tue) 12:00

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (April 14, 2011)
Due to the server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will be suspended for service.
[Suspension Schedule] April 17 (Sun), 2011, from 11:00 AM to 23:00PM (Japan time for 12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.


Alteration in checkout period and number for audio visual software (April 12, 2011)
Effective from this fiscal year, video cassette and DVD etc. are defined as audio visual software and can be checked out for 1 week. Please use them.

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (April 1, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during the access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: April 2(Sat), 2011, maximum 2 hours starting from 18:00 (Japan Time)

【KARGER in focus Personalized Medicine】(March 29, 2011)
KARGER in focus is the service that cross-sectionally collects distinguished dissertations from Karger's publications (books included) on a particular theme. The theme of this time is "personalized medicine".
Access: www.karger.com/in_focus
Usable period: until July 2011

【DynaMed】(March 29, 2011)
DynaMed, a clinical support tool, becomes available for use effective April 1, 2011.The use is limited to KPUM staff and students. (Retroactively usable from today) It is an "Evidence-based medicine" giving solutions to clinical questions in a short period of time.
Access: http://www.ebsco.co.jp/medical/dynamed
*Login is possible by IP address of PC's within KPUM premises, or by ID/PW from outside KPUM. (ID/Password for the access are posted in the list. For the password to open it, please contact <libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp>.
* Regarding access using mobile equipment, you can download Dynamed on to your PDA,SmartPhone,and iPhone/iPod Touch. (The use is limited to KPUM staff and students)
Serial number issuing window: http://www.ebsco.co.jp/medical/dynamed/PDAinq.html
About PDA: http://www.ebsco.co.jp/medical/dynamed/mobile.html


Free and open information for medical support after 2011 Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake (March 23, 2011)


Free and open information for medical support after 2011 Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake (March 19, 2011)
OUP's electronic journals suspended (March 19, 2011)
At the moment, the electronic journals of Oxford University Press are not accessible due to their server trouble. It has not been decided yet when they will be recovered. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding is much appreciated.
ProQuest to stop service temporarily (March 18, 2011)
Due to the server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will suspend service.
[Suspension Schedule] March 20 (Sun), 2011, from 11:00 AM to 23:00PM (Japan time for 12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind understanding would be much appreciated.

NII suspends services including databases (March 16, 2011)
Affected by Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s scheduled power rationing as the result of 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake, services that National Institute of Informatics provides (Webcat、Webcat Plus、 GeNii、CiNii, and etc) are suspended. Please access for latest information from here.

NII suspends services including databases (March 14, 2011)
Affected by Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s scheduled power rationing as the result of 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake, services that National Institute of Informatics provides (Webcat、Webcat Plus、 GeNii、CiNii, and etc) will be suspended on March 14. Plan on March 15 and onwards has not been decided yet.
Selection and order placement of journals to be purchased in 2011 ( March 9, 2011)
Video Room to be upgraded (March 8, 2011)
You cannot use the Video Room due to upgrading work for the following period. Some amount of noise is expected. We apologize for the inconvenience and solicit your cooperation.
Work Period: March 22 (Tue) to 23 (Wed), April 4 (Mon) to 5 (Tue)


Temporary suspension of Library services due to electric power interruption (March 8, 2011)
This library's On-Line Public Access Catalogue(OPAC) search and web services will be suspended due to electric power interruption. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Your kind cooperation is much appreciated.
Suspension period: from March 20(Sun) 10:00 until March 22(Tue) 9:00


Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (March 4, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: March 5(Sat), 2011, 19:00 - 21:00


<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (March 3, 2011)
We newly uploaded two titles, "Taisei Hanron: Souzu" and "Kyoto Furitu Igaku Senmon Gakkou Soritsu Sanjuunen Kinen Enkaku Ryakushi). Do take a look. We will be increasing the number of new titles in the future, too.


Backfiles added to "LWW Fixed 100" (March 3, 2011)
"LWW Definitive Archive for Fixed 100" was added to "LWW Fixed 100". You can access most of the backfiles of the journals covered by the said collection. Please use it.


Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (Februay 22, 2011)
Science Direct (electronic journal) and Scopus will not be available for service. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Scheduled Suspension Period: from February 26 (Sat) 22:00 to February 27 (Sun) 10:00, Japan Time

Internet connection to be suspended due to network maintenance work (February 16, 2011)
The Internet connection accessed from the three KPUM campuses (Kawaramachi,Hironokoji,Hanazono) will be suspended due to the maintenance work of Kyoto Digital Canal Network. Please be careful that the websites of KPUM and KPUM Library will not be available for service including the contracted databases and electronic journals. In case of an access from outside KPUM, this Library's "Online Public Access Catalogue"(OPAC) and Web Service will also stop temporarily. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Suspension Period: February 21 (Mon), 2011, from 13:00 to 16:00

PubMed Seminar to be held! (February 4, 2011)
Date and Time: February 18 (Fri), 2011, 18:00 -19:00
Venue: AV Room of this library
No prior application required

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (February 4, 2011)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: February 5(Sat), maximum 2 hours starting from 19:00(Japan time)
Abstracts of American Journal of Psychiatry available in Japanese (January 26, 2011)
Abstracts of 4 dissertations related to new research and selected from " American Journal of Psychiatry" are posted in Japanese for a limited period. Do make use of this free trial.
AJP Japanese version access: http://ajp.nankodo.co.jp/index.html
Available Period: until the end of July 2011 (re-extended)
Password and ID for Access are posted in the password list. Email to this library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp) for a password to open this list.
ProQuest to stop service temporarily(January 25, 2011)
Due to the server maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will suspend service.
[Suspension Schedule] January 30 (Sun), 2011, from 12:00 to 24:00 (Japan time for 12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please understand that this is the indispensable procedure.

"Science Express" newly added to the contract of "Science Magazine! (January 20, 2011)
Effective from 2011, "Science Express" was added to the contract of "Science Magazine". You can read preliminary articles prior to their being published in "Science Magazine". Do make use of it.

Information Search Room to be unavailable temporarily (January 18, 2011)
Information Search Room will not be available during the period specified below, because of being occupied by the lessen entitled "How to use the library" for the second graders of School of Medicine. Please be careful.
◇January 19 (Wed), 2011, 11:20-12:00, 13:40-14:20


Free trial of Procedures CONSULT extended (January 6, 2011)
Elsevier provides a database that is based upon clinical procedures reference solutions and compiled in Japanese under the supervision of U.S.hospitals including Harvard University's. It presents preparations, practical procedures and post-procedure cares by videos, animations and texts. As of January 4, 2011, some 100 procedures are accessible with continually added new contents like Nasogastric Intubation, Central Venous Catheterization:Internal Jugular Approach, among others.
Access:http://www.proceduresconsult.jp/

Trial period: until March 31, 2011 (re-extended)
*Smartphone versions (iPhone/Andoroid) are available, too. Email to libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp if interested.

KPUM joins libraries' common access system of The Consortium of Universities in Kyoto (January 6, 2011)
The captioned system enables to use the materials owned by member universities and junior colleges with the presentation of ID card. Start Using them, referring to the list of member universities and confirming procedures and contents in advance.
Guidance on Libraries' Common Usage System
List of member universities and junior colleges

Part of contents in The New England Journal of Medicine available in Japanese (January 6, 2011)
The New England Journal of Medicine selects 1 dissertation every week from its contents to issue a monthly called "Briefings" that covers 4 weeks' portion. The Japanese translations of "Briefings" are delivered for a limited period.
Access to "Briefings" in Japanese: http://briefings.jp/

Period: until end February 2011-> extended to end April ->re-extended to end July
Password and ID for Access are posted in the password list. Send email to this library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp)for a password to open this list.

<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (December 9, 2010)
We newly uploaded two titles, "Kakkebyoron" and "Yojo Kunmou". Do take a look. We will be adding new titles in the future, too.

Order of literature photocopies from outside KPUM (December 1, 2010)
If order is placed for photocopies of literature to libraries outside KPUM after December 16 (Thu), cases may occur where ordered copies do not arrive by the year-end due to their situation, which please note in advance.

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (November 26, 2010)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: November 27(Sat), maximum 2 hours starting from 20:30(Japan time)

JCR service to stop temporarily (November 19,2010)
Please take note that the access to JCR will be affected due to the server maintenance.
Scheduled suspension period: November 21 (Sun), from 21:00 (Japan time)

Internet connection to be suspended due to network maintenance work (November 4, 2010)
The Internet connection accessed from KPUM premises will be suspended due to the maintenance work of Kyoto Digital Canal Network. Please be careful that websites of KPUM and KPUM Library will not be available for service including the contracted databases and electronic journals. In case of an access from outside KPUM, this Library's "Online Public Access Catalogue"(OPAC) and Web Service will also stop temporarily. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Suspension Period (scheduled): November 18 (Thu), 2010, from 20:00 to 23:00

Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (November 4, 2010)
Science Direct (electronic journal) and Scopus will not be available for the service. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Suspended Service and Period:
November 7 (Sun) ScienceDirect from PM3:00 to 10:00 (around 7 hours), Scopus from PM 3:30 to 4:00 (around 0.5 hour)
November 13 (Sat) ScienceDirect/Scopus from PM9:30 to November 14 AM6:30 (around 9 hours)


Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (October 29, 2010)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during access using SFX, of which please take note.
Suspension Period: October 30 (Sat), around 2 hours starting from 18:00pm (Japan time)

JRC Seminar to be held (October 27, 2010)
Date & Time: November 4 (Thu), 2010, 18:00-19:00
Venue: This library's AV Room
No prior application required.
*Access the guide poster from here.

ProQuest to stop service temporarily (October 27, 2010)
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals by ProQuest will suspend service.
[Suspension Schedule] October 31 (Sun), 2010, from 11:00 to 23:00 (Japan time for 12 hours)
We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please understand that this is an indispensable procedure.

"Nikkei BP Articles Search Service" on a free trial (October 26, 2010)
"Nikkei BP Articles Search Service" is now available for free to search articles from Nikkei BP's 50 expert journals that cover various fields including business, personal computers, and medical treatment.
<Contained journals>
Nikkei Medical, Nikkei Drug Information, Nikkei Healthcare, Nikkei Business, Nikkei Top Leader, Nikkei Ecology, Nikkei Information Strategy, Nikkei Money, Nikkei Architecture, Nikkei Construction, Nikkei Home Builder, Nikkei Computer, Nikkei Systems, Nikkei Solution Business, Nikkei Software, Nikkei Linux, Nikkei Communication, Nikkei Network, Nikkei BP Government Technology, Nikkei Electronics, Nikkei Monozukuri (Manufacturing), Nikkei Macro Device, Nikkei Automotive Technology, Nikkei Science, Nikkei Health, Nikkei Kids Plus, Nikkei Restaurant, Nikkei Design, Nikkei Business Associate, Nikkei Personal Computer, Nikkei Win PC, Nikkei PC2, Nikkei Beginners, Nikkei Woman, Nikkei Trendy, Nikkei Otona no Off
Access:
Service Period: November 1 - December 31, 2010

MD CONSULT on a free trial (October 19, 2010)
This provides online medical information including outline, symptoms, cause, and diagnostic approaches related to illnesses.
You can access even from remote locations or via iPhone, BlackBerry. (However in this case, password is needed. Contac tlibej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp)

Access: www.MDConsult.com
Trial Period: until November 17, 2010

"Current Protocols" on a free trial (October 19, 2010)
Wiley provides a collection of more than 12500 experimental protocols. On top of texts in the protocols, video images and calculation tools etc. also are available for use. You can seek advice during an experiment.
Access: http://www.currentprotocols.com/

Trial Period: until November 17, 2010
User Guide: http://www.wiley.co.jp/electronic/current-protocol.html

"Radiology" back numbers accessible for 90 days for free (October 19, 2010)
"Radiology" under this library's current subscription allows access from 1999 up to the latest issue. However free trial of this time enables access Legacy Collection comprising issues published from 1923 (Inaugural issue) to 1998.
Access:http://radiology.rsna.org/content/by/year
Trial Period: until December 31, 2010

Wiley's online library service to stop temporarily (October 15, 2010)
Due to maintenance, the captioned service can be affected during access using SFX, of which please take note.

SFX (Link Resolver) service to stop temporarily (October 13,2010)
Scheduled period: from October 13 (Wed) 18:00 to October 14 (Thu) 9:00, 2010
Due to emergency maintenance, links targeting electronic journals via KPUM Icons placed in literature databases including PubMed, Ichushi-Web, or uses of A-Z list will stop temporarily for around 30 to 60 minutes. Please take care.
Procedures CONSULT now on a free trial (October 13, 2010)
Elsevier provides a database that is based upon clinical procedures reference solutions and compiled in Japanese under the supervision of U.S. hospitals including Harvard University's. It presents preparations, practical procedures and post-procedure cares by videos, animations and texts.
Access:
Trial period: until December 31, 2010


PubMed Seminar to be held! (October 7, 2010)
Date and Time: October 22 (Fri), 2010, 17:00 -18:00
Venue: AV room of this library
No prior application required


Remote access to "Ichushi web" starts! (September 30, 2010)
Effective from October, you can remotely access "Ichushi web".
URL: http://login.jamas.or.jp/
The ID/password for access is posted on the password list. Contact this library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp) for the password to open this list.
*Access is limited to those who belong to KPUM.
*The number of simultaneous accesses is limited. Be sure to push "Logout Button at the end of the access.


<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (September 9, 2010)
We newly uploaded two titles, "Seishinbyou Yakusetsu" and "Wahtoru Kyokubu Dashin Zusetsu". Do take a look. We will be adding new titles in the future, too.
Lists of Research Labs' Holdings (Journals) are updated (September 2, 2010)
Resarch Labs' journals: Western Japanese

"Encyclopedia of Life Sciences" on-line version on a free trial (September 8, 2010)
On-line encyclopedia that includes the whole life sciences ranging from structural biology to ecology is available for free for the limited period of 30 days.
"Encyclopedia of Life Sciences"
■Access: http://www.els.net/
■Trial Period: until October 7, 2010
Catalogues are available at this library.


JSTPatM is available for service (September 1, 2010)
JSTPatM, a database that enables the search of science technology information and patent-related data, is ready for access.
Please use it. For access, click here.

New platform "SciVerse" released (September 7, 2010)
SciVerse was released as a new platform integrating Elsevier's full text database (ScienceDirect), bibliographic and citation database (Scopus), and targeted Web content. When you log into one of the databases, you are automatically log into the other one and can achieve searches without duplicated information. Furthermore applications addressing individual needs of researchers are also provided.
Access:http://www.hub.sciverse.com
For details of the new platform, access from here:
http://japan.elsevier.com/products/sciverse/sciverse release 201008.pdf

New books are added to "Today's Clinic, On-line Version" ! (September 2, 2010)
<Updated to a new version>
*Today's Therapeutic Guidelines, 2010 Version
*Today's Diagnostic Guidelines, 6th Edition
*Therapeutic Drugs Manual, 2010 Version
<Newly added>
+Clinical Toxicology
The above-mentioned contents are provided for your frequent access.


Books recommended to be purchased for students in fiscal 2010 (September 1, 2010)
The details of request and answer sheet can be downloaded from here.

GeNii Seminar to be held! (September 1, 2010)
Date&Time: September 8 (Wed), 2010, 17:30 - 18:30
Venue: AV room, on the 2nd floor of this library
No prior application required

Electronic Journal Seminar to be held! (September 1, 2010)
Date&Time: September 27(Mon) 17:00-17:45
Venue: AV room, on the 2nd floor of this library
No prior application required

"Thieme" electronic journal package on a free trial (August 25, 2010)
■Offered Titles: 32 medicine journals, 5 pharmacology journals
■Access: www.thieme-connect.com/ejournals
Trial period: until November 30, 2010
ScienceDirect and Scopus to suspend service (August 25, 2010)
Due to version upgrade of Elsevier products, electronic journal "Science Direct" and literature search engine "Scopus" will not be available for service.
Scheduled service suspension: around 9 hours from PM8:30, August 28(Sat), 2009 in Japan
We regret any inconvenience this may cause and solicit your kind understanding.

A part of 2009 journals to be unavailable due to book binding operation (August 4, 2010)
This library will bind individual journals issued mainly in 2009 (including some journals issued in the other years). Therefore a part of the journals will temporarily be unavailable for checking out or reading.

Dates when check-out or reading will be suspended
Check-out suspension: August 6 (Fri), 2010
Reading suspension: August 13 (Fri), 2010
The binding to be completed: End of September, 2010
We would appreciate your kind cooperation and understanding.


Wireless LAN Service starts (August 4, 2010)
On this library's first and second floors, wireless LAN becomes available using the KPUM mail account. To set up your notebook PC, please refer to Computer Office website.


PubMed Seminar to be held! (July 29, 2010)
Date and Time: August 6 (Fri), 2010, 17:30 -
Venue: Information Science Practice Room, Basement Floor of Nursing Department
*No application required

<Digital Archive> 7 new titles added to Rare Medical Books Collection of Nisuke Matsumoto Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Science! (July 16, 2010)
Titles newly uploaded this time are "Taisei Hokan", "Tenpou Ikan: Furoku Shoukan Kinki Bikensatsu","Rekidai Meii Ichiran","Seiseidou Youjouron", "Shinpen Reihou Yakushou Noudoku", "Zouho Juutei Naika Sen-you", and "Koueki Honzou Taisei". Do take a look.

Check-out period of books extended during summer vacation (July 13, 2010)

[ "Nature Communications" launched] (July 9, 2010)
This integrated science journal, available online only, covers the whole area of biochemistry, chemistry and physical chemistry.
■Access: http://www.nature.com/ncomms/index.html
(A search from the electronic journal search window of this Library website can hit the contents)
Japanese site: www.natureasia.com/japan/ncomms/
■Available for free until the end of September2010

[KARGER in focus Diabetes](July 9, 2010)
This website collects and provides excellent dissertations posted on Karger's publications focusing on particular themes. This time most recent articles and reviews etc. on diabetes are summarized.
■Access: www.karger.com/in_focus
■Available for free until October 2010

Questionnaire survey on journals to be purchased in 2011 and survey on journals currently held by the classrooms (July 7, 2010)
For details or answer sheets, download from here.


Service of ProQuest electronic journals to be suspended (July 6, 2010)
Due to the maintenance, the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will not be available for service as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and solicit your kind understanding.
Suspension Period: July 11 (Sun), 11:00AM〜19:00 (8 hours / Japan time)


Service of Wiley-Blackwell's electronic journals to be suspended (June 17, 2010)
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals provided by Wiley InterScience will not be available for service as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and solicit your kind understanding.
Suspension Period: June 19 (Sat), around 6 hours starting from 21:00pm (Japan time)

Introduction of free tools helping research activities (June 1, 2010)
This library introduces two free online tools that help your research activities.
◆Exemplar
http://www.springerexemplar.com
This displays how exactly medical terms are used in academic literature. It is a free educational tool that supports writing research papers.
◆ AuthorMapper
http://www.authormapper.com
Based on SpringerLink's metadata, this searches journal articles and book chapters and plots the location of the authors on a map. It is a free tool that makes it possible to look at the trend in research areas.

CINAHL workshop to be held (May 26,2010)
CINAHL is the database where literature related to nursing care can be searched. This workshop will be held inviting an instructor from EBSCO, the database provider.
◆Date&Time: June 22 (Tue) 2010, 18:00 - 19:00
◆Instructor: Mr. Tomoyuki Suzuki, EBSCO
◆Venue: Information Science Practice Room, Basement Floor of Nursing Department
*No application required

A part of library services to be suspended due to system maintenance work (May 13, 2010)
Due to the system maintenance work, this library's Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and Web Service will be suspended as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and solicit your kind understanding.
◇Suspension Schedule: from May 19 (Wed) 17:30 to May 20 (Thu) 17:00


Science Direct e-book now on a trial (May 11, 2010)
A trial of the Elsevier's electronic books is going on now.
1. Clinical Medicine (2009 Book Series) 
2. Biochemistry (Book Series 2006ー2010 accessible)
3. Immunology (Book Series 2006ー2010 accessible)
■Access:Silence Direct website:http://www.sciencedirect.com/

■Trial Period: 2010/05/10-2010/06/08
●In the trial accesses, following actions are prohibited.
・to distribute the downloaded data to a third party.
・to trade the downloaded data on a commercial basis.
・to infringe the copyright of the downloaded data.
・to download a large amount of data using robot programs.(download of the whole of a dissertation bearing a particular title, etc.)


【Access Medicine】is now on a trial (April 9, 2010)
You can temporarily access electronic books including the McGraw-Hill's regular 14 textbooks including "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine", "Hurst's the Heart", and "Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, as well as Lange Educational Library's 40 textbooks.
■Access: www.accessmedicine.com (possible on PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)
■Trial Period: until May 31 (Sun)
*The contents are updated on a real time basis.
*If you cannot access from PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN, please email to <libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp>.

ProQuest will suspend service temporarily (April 6, 2010)
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals provided via ProQuest will not be available for service as follows.
Scheduled Suspension Period: April 11(Sun), from 11:00AM to 11:00PM (around 12 hours/Japan time)
Free trial of "Karger's medical journals consortium" starts! (April 1,2010)
You can temporarily access 77 journals published by Karger including Acta Haematologica, Oncology, and Nephron.
■Access: http://www.karger.com (possible on PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)
(A search from the electronic journal search window of this Library website can hit the contents)

■Trial Period : up to Sept. 30, 2010

Oxford Journals Archive (Medicine) purchased (March 24, 2010)
This Library purchased the back numbers of 44 electronic journals published by Oxford University Press. An access becomes generally possible from the inaugural issues up to those published in 1995. You can see the journal titles from here. An access from the electronic journal search window of this Library website can hit the contents.

Internet connection to be suspended due to network maintenance work (March 23, 2010)
The Internet connection accessed from KPUM premises will be suspended due to the maintenance work of Kyoto Digital Canal Network. Please be careful that websites of KPUM and KPUM Library will not be available for service including the contracted databases and electronic journals. In case of an access from outside KMUM, this Library's "Online Public Access Catalog"(OPAC) and Web Service will also stop temporarily. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Suspension Period (scheduled): 19:00-20:00, March 25 (Thu), 2010

On-line Version of Stedman's Medical Dictionary now on a free trial (March 17, 2010)
The service that searches simultaneously from the following dictionaries.is available within a limited period.
"Stedman's Medical Dictionary" (6th Edition)
"KENKYUSHA'S English-Japanese Dictionary For The General Reader"(2nd Edition)
"An Encyclopedic Supplement To The Dictionary For The General Reader"
"KENKYUSHA'S New Japanese-English Dictionary"(5th Edition)
Access: https://stedman.jp/ (available only from PC terminals connected KPUM LAN)
When you finish the access, make sure to click "log out" button.
Maximum number of simultaneous logins:10
Trial Period: until May 31, 2010 (re-extended)


Wiley-Blackwell Journals Backfiles purchased (March 16, 2010)
This library purchased 19 electronic journals published in the past by Wiley-Blackwell. Access is generally possible from the inaugural issues up to those published in 1996. You can see the journal titles with specifications from here. The electronic journal search window of this Library website can hit the contents.

Database of The Yomiuri Shinbun articles called "Yomidasu History Museum"now available for a 3-months free trial !(March 16, 2010)
- Article images from 1874 to 1989
- Article texts of the Yomiuri Shinbun from 1986
- Article texts of The Daily Yomiuri from 1989
- Character database of 26000 people
are included.
"Artilce clipping function", "Japanese to Japanese/English to Japanese/Japanese to English Dictionaries", "Yomidasu Dictionary Function" are also available.
Search Screen: https://database.yomiuri.co.jp/rekishikan/

Trial Period: until May 23 (Sun), 2010


Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (March 10, 2010)
Science Direct (electronic journal) and Scopus will not be available for the service. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Suspension Period: from 12:30 PM to 21:00 PM (Japan time, about 8.5 hours) on March 14, 2010
<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (March 2, 2010)
We newly uploaded two titles. "Kyoto Furisu Igakkou Kyoyu Igakushi Kamon Keitarou Sensei Kougi Kaibougaku Yuen Hikki Jintaigaku Kingakuhen" and "Shinkei Keitou Chuusuuki zufu". Do take a look. We will be adding new titles.

Elsevier to suspend service temporarily (March 10, 2010)
For addressing the U.S. summer time, Science Direct(Electronic journal) and Scopus will not be available for the service as follows. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and ask you to kindly understand the situation.
Suspension Period: from 12:30 PM to 21:00 PM (Japan time, about 8.5 hours) on March 14, 2010
<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (March 2, 2010)
We newly uploaded two titles. "Kyoto Furisu Igakkou Kyoyu Igakushi Kamon Keitarou Sensei Kougi Kaibougaku Yuen Hikki Jintaigaku Kingakuhen" and "Shinkei Keitou Chuusuuki zufu". Do take a look. We will be adding new titles.


"GeNii Seminar" to be held (March 2, 2010)
A seminar will be held for GeNii, the portal website for which National Institute of Informatics provide academic contents.
Day & Time: from 18:00 on March 12 (Friday)
Venue: AV Room, 2nd floor of KPUM Library
Application: not required

Selection and order placement of journals to be purchased in 2010 ( March 1, 2010)


Free trial of "Konnichi no Shinryo (Today's Practice)" online version returns (February 24, 2010)
Effective from the upcoming March 1, we will again start a free trial of "Konnichi no Shinryo (Today's Practice)"that enables online accesses to Igaku Shoin's 12 bestseller books.
(From April onwards, we plan to change the contract to the purchase-based one. If the plan is realised, you will be able to read them continuously. )

<Included Books>
Today's Therapeutic Guidelines, 2009 Version
Today's Therapeutic Guidelines, 2008 Version
Today's Diagnostic Guidelines, 5th Edition
Today's Orthopedic Therapy Guidelines, 5th Edition
Today's Pediatric Therapy Guidelines, 14th Edition
First Aid Manual, 3rd Edition
Clinical Inspection Data Book, 2009-2010
Therapeutic Drugs Manual, 2009 Version
New Clinical Medicine, 9th Edition
Medical Diagnostics, 2nd Edition
Today's Dermatological Disease Therapeutic Guidelines, 3rd Edition
Igaku Shoin's Great Medical Dictionary, 2nd Edition

Access :https://top.islib.jp/bcs/li/kpu-m/

*To finish the access, make sure to click "log out" button.



Free trial of RSC journals (February 22, 2010)
We are still in a 2-year free trial period for Integrative Biology published by RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry). This time 6 journals of RSC are just added to a 2-year free trial as follows.
・Analytical Methods ・Integrative Biology ・Metallomics ・Nanoscale 
(2009-2010)
・Chemical Science ・MedChemComm ・Polymer Chemistry 
(2010-2011)
Access: http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/
(The electronic journal search window of this Library website can hit the contents.)


Seminar on Cochrane Library to be held (February 12, 2010)
Day & Time: 17:30 - 18:30, February 19 (Friday)
Venue: AV Room, 2nd floor of KPUM Library
Instructor: Mr. Go Hashimoto, Usaco

Application: not required

Seminar on Electronic Journals to be held (February 12, 2010)
Day & Time: 17:30 - (First), 18:30 - (Second), February 25 (Thursday)
Venue: AV Room, 2nd floor of KPUM Library
Application: not required



ProQuest will suspend service temporarily (January 25, 2010)
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals provided via ProQuest will not be available as follows.
Suspension period: from 12:00 noon of January 31(Sun) through 0:00 midnight of February 1 (around 12 hours /Japan time)

Cochrane Library is now available (January 21, 2010)
Effective this year, we contracted Cochrane Library that collects databases for practicing EBM. It covers a wide range of topics including the prevention of injuries, alternative medicines, natural therapies. Please use them.
Access: www.thecochranelibrary.com
User guide:
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/homepages/106568753/UserGuideJapanese.pdf
A trial of online video journal (January 21, 2010)
We just started a trial of JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) that features experimentation protocols using videos. It explains by around 15-minute video the complicated experimentation methods that are hard to be represented by texts alone.
Access: http://www.jove.com/ (accessible only from PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)

User guide from here
Trial period: up to February 28 (Sun)
The 10th Edition of AMA Manual of Style is now on a free trial! (January 19, 2010)
American Medical Association has released online the manual to write and contribute medical dissertations. You can access the updated contents, with unlimited number of simultaneous connections.

*The whole contents of the 10th edition of "AMA Manual of Style"+ updated information on real time basis
*Search Function
*Display highlighting alterations in style guidelines
*Reference information provided by JAMA/Archives
*Posting latest information limited to the Web


Access: www.amamanualofstyle.com. (accessible only from PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)
Trial period: up to February 28 (Sun)

Binding of journals (January 4, 2010)
Although a part of 2008 journals were not available due to the binding operation, the binding of western journals has been completed. They are at your serivce now.




2009

LinkResolver(SFX) is in a slump (December 18, 2009)
At the moment, the connection with LinkResolver(SFX) resulting from searching databases including PubMed, SCOPUS, Ichushi-web is not available. The normal function will be restored within today. We regret any inconvenience caused.

Service of Wiley InterScience to be suspended due to server maintenance (December 18, 2009)
Suspension Period: 17:00 - (around 1 hour), December 21 (Mon), 2009
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals provided by Wiley InterScience will not be available for service temporarily . Please take note that accesses from SFX will be affected, too.


A part of library services to be suspended due to network maintenance work (December 18, 2009)
The Internet connection will be suspended due to the maintenance work of Kyoto Digital Canal Network. We regret any inconvenience caused.
Suspension Period: 19:00-20:00, December 25 (Fri), 2009

<Digital Archive> Two new titles added to "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"! (December 17, 2009)
We just uploaded two new titles, "Hoshino Sensei Shindangaku Byori Souron" and "Igakushi Kamon Keitaro Sensei jutsu Kaibogaku Gokankihen Myakkankizu". Do take a look. We will be adding new titles.

Service of Wiley InterScience to be suspended due to server maintenance (December 14, 2009)
Suspension Period: 17:00 - (around 1 hour), December 14 (Mon), 2009
Due to server maintenance, electronic journals provided by Wiley InterScience cannot be accessed. Please take note that accesses from SFX will be affected, too.


A part of library services to suspend due to network maintenance work (December 10, 2009)
KPUM's OPAC search and the Library Web Service will suspend due to the maintenance work of Kyoto Digital Canal Network. We regret any inconvenience caused.
Suspension Period : 21:00-23:00, December 11 (Fri), 2009

Binding of journals (December 9, 2009)
Though a part of journals issued in 2008 were unavailable for use due to binding operation, the binding of Japanese journals have been completed. Please use them.
Binding operation of Western journals is still continuing. They will be available for use from January 6, next year.
The journal titles under the binding can be accessed from the following URL.
http://www.f.kpu-m.ac.jp/k/library/news/seihon/h21western-seihon.htm


[Notice of temporary suspension of SFX ASP (electronic journal link) service] (December 4, 2009)
Suspension Period : December 17 (Thu) 19:00 〜 18(Fri)AM6:00
Please take note that on account of the server maintenance, electronic journal link and A-Z List etc. from this library home page or PubMed will not be available.

The Asahi Shinbun's article database [Kikuzou II Visual] now on a free trial for two months! (December 4, 2009)
The database includes written images from 1945 to 1989, and articles from 1985 to the present. You can access "characters database", "Showa (Prewar period) page database",and "The Asahi Shinbun's historical photo archive".
Access: http://database.asahi.com/library2/ (accessible only from PC terminals connected to KPUM LAN)
Simultaneous Access: possible from 2 persons (Be sure to push "Logout Button" at the end of the access.)
Trial Period :
Until January 31 (Sun)

Temporary suspension of OPAC search and Web Service due to electric power interruption (December 2, 2009)
Suspension period: from around PM6:00 of Dec. 5 (Sat) until around AM9:00 (mon) of Dec. 7(Mon)

<Digital Archive> Six volumes newly added to Old Medical Books Collection of Nisuke Matsumoto Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Science! (October 7, 2009)
The six volumes added this time are "Fujin Kotofusa", "Saiyu Nikki", "Tansen Kikou", "Yabureya no Tsuzukuribanashi", "Junsei Shoinki", and "Kikoku Sensei Genkouroku". Do take a look from here!

<Digital Archive> Provision of "Full-text Digital Archive of Rare Books"starts! (November 18, 2009)
The first volume is entitled "Records of anatomical lectures given by Dr. Mansvelt. Do take a look from here!
We will be adding new titles in the future.


ProQuest to suspend service due to server maintenance (November 30, 2009)

Service suspension period: 12:00-16:00 (4 hours in Japan time), December 6 (Sun), 2009
Please take note that the electronic journals provided by ProQuest will not be available temporarily for service.



A part of 2008 journals to be unavailable due to book binding (November 4, 2009)
This library will bind individual journals issued mainly in 2008 (including some journals issued in the other years). Therefore a part of the journals will temporarily be unavailable for checking out or reading.

--- Dates when checking out or reading will be suspended ---

Japanese journals
Check-out suspension: November 6 (Fri), 2009
Reading suspension: November 13 (Fri), 2009
The binding to be completed: beginning December, 2009


Western journals
Check-out suspension: November 24 (Tue), 2009
Reading suspension: December 2 (Wed), 2009
The binding to be completed: end December, 2009


We would appreciate your kind cooperation and understanding.



Temporary service suspension of Science Direct(2009/Oct/29)

Suspension Period: about 9 hours from AM10:00 (Japan time) November 1 (Sun), 2009
Please be careful that electronic journals offered by Science Direct will be out of service temporarily.


Service of Wiley InterScience to be suspended due to server maintenance (Oct. 19, 2009)
Suspension Period: 17:00 - (around 1 hour), October 19 (Mon), 2009
During suspension, "under maintenance" notice will be displayed and electronic journals provided by Wiley & Blackwell cannot be accessed. Please take note that accesses from SFX will be affected, too.


Free trial of "Kyo no Shinryo (Today's Practice)" online version starts (2009/Sep/28)

A free trial that enables online accesses to text, charts, and photos of Igaku Shoin's 12 bestsellers
including "Kyo no Shinryo" just started for about a month period,

<Included Books>
Today's Therapeutic Guidelines, 2009 Version
Today's Therapeutic Guidelines, 2008 Version
Today's Diagnostic Guidelines, 5th Edition
Today's Orthopedic Therapy Guidelines, 5th Edition
Today's Pediatric Therapy Guidelines, 14th Edition
First Aid Manual, 3rd Edition
Clinical Inspection Data Book, 2009-2010
Therapeutic Medicine Manual, 2009 Version
New Clinical Medicine, 9th Edition
Medical Diagnostics, 2nd Edition
Today's Dermatological Disease Therapeutic Guidelines, 3rd Edition
Igaku Shoin's Great Medical Dictionary, 2nd Edition

Access :https://top.islib.jp/bcs/li/kpu-m/
How to make a trial:"Today's Clinic" online user guide.pdf

*To finish the access, make sure to click "log out" button.

Trial Period: October 31, 2009

"Let's check out impact factor" Workshop to be held ! (September 26, 2009)

Date & Time: 17:30 - 18:30 , October 8 (Thu)

Venue: KPUM Library's AV Room on the 2nd floor

Lecturer: Ms. Masami Kai, Thomson Reuters

Application: by email to library@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp



ProQuest to suspend service for server maintenance (September 17, 2009)

Period of service suspension: AM11:00-23:00 (12 hours in Japan time), September 27 (Sun), 2009
Electronic journals provided by ProQuest will not be available temporarily for service.

ScienceDirect and Scopus to suspend service for server maintenance (September 17, 2009)

Period of service suspension: around 13 hours from PM9:00, September 19 (Sat), 2009
General nursing databases on National Exams now on a free trial ! (September 14, 2009)

General databases are available for free on a short-term basis, covering questions in recent 10 years, simulated questions, answers and explanations, reference data with regard to National Exams for area-wise nurses and those for health nurses. The functions of designing problems and answering them on the web are also provided.
Try it out for teachers' designing collections of problems and for students' prep study.

Trial Period: 9/14(Mon)- 9/30 (Wed)

URL: http://www.islib.jp/ (Igaku Shoin Library)

ID/PW are shown in the Password list (http://www2.kpu-m.ac.jp/~library/OJ/OJpassword.pdf).
If you don't know the password to open the Password list in PDF, email KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp).


Research Lab Holdings of western and japanese journals updated to fiscal 2009 version (September 3, 2009)

◆Research Lab Holdings: Western Japanese


New trial of "Nikkei BP Articles Search Service" starts (September 1, 2009)

Business, personal computers, and medical treatment : you can read Nikkei BP's 50 journals on your PCs!
"Nikkei BP Articles Search Service" is now available for free to search articles from a number of expert journals.

<Contained journals>
Nikkei Medical, Nikkei Drug Information, Nikkei Healthcare, Nikkei Business, Nikkei Venture, Nikkei Ecology, Nikkei Information Strategy,, Nikkei Money, Nikkei Architecture, Nikkei Construction, Nikkei Home Builder, Nikkei Computer, Nikkei Systems, Nikkei Solution Business, Nikkei Software, Nikkei Linux, Nikkei Communication, Nikkei Network, Nikkei BP Government Technology, Nikkei Electronics, Nikkei Monozukuri (Manufacturing), Nikkei Macro Device, Nikkei Automotive Technology, Nikkei Science, Nikkei Health, Nikkei Kids Plus, Nikkei Restaurant, Nikkei Design, Nikkei Business Associate, Nikkei Personal Computer, Nikkei PC2, Nikkei Beginners, Nikkei Woman, Nikkei Trendy, Nikkei Otona no Off

<Access>
Top page of "Nikkei BP Articles Search Service"
http://bizboard.nikkeibp.co.jp/daigaku/

<Service Period>
from September 1 (Tue) to October 31 (Sat)

<How to use>
At the bottom of a left frame in the top page of above-mentioned URL, you can find buttons from which you can jump to explanation page.

+ How to search
Apart from a keyword search, a search with detailed conditions is also possible.

+ PC Upskilling Seminar
You can quickly find a solution to a problem in PC operation while writing your thesis.


27 Japanese Electronic Journals including "Saishin Igaku" and "Seikei Geka Kango" available again for an on-line trial (August 31, 2009)

PierOnline series, much popular at the free trial this June, is provided again on a temporary basis.

Trial Period: Until September 30 (Wed)
Access: http://www.pier-online.jp
ID/PW is shown in "Kyoto Prefect ural University Password Schedule" (http://www2.kpu-m.ac.jp/~library/OJ/OJpassword.pdf).
Contact this library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp) for the password that is necessary to open this Schedule in PDF.

<PierOn line 27 journals>

7 journals that are published by academic publishers in Japan

1. "Saishin Igaku" (Latest Medicine)
2. "Gan to Kagakuryoho" ( Cancer and Chemotherapy)
3. "Geka"( Surgery)
4. "Pharma Medica"
5. "Genomu Iaku" (Genome Medicine)
6. "Liver Cancer"
7. "Biotherapy"

The 20 nursing journals published by MEDICA SHUPPAN are as follows.

1. Perinatal Care
2. Brain Nursing
3. Ope Nursing
4. Neonatal Care
5. Heart Nursing
6. Emergency Care
7.Infection Control
8.Toseki (dialysis therapy) Care
9.Shokaki Geka (digestive surgery) Nursing
10.Hinyoki (urinary) Care
11.Seikeigeka Kango (orthopedic surgery nursing)
12.Ganka (ophthalmology) Care
13.Kokyuki (respiratory) Care
14.Tonyobyo (diabetes) Care
15.Nursing Business
16.Rihabiri (rehab) Business
17.Noshinkeigeka Sokuhou (neurosurgical bulletin)
18.Vascular Labo
19.Circulation Up-to-date
20.Nutrition Care


Cinii to temporarily stop service due to server maintenance (August 27, 2009)

Period of suspension: AM9:00 - AM11:00, August 29 (Saturday)

Please be careful that SFX, MetaLib can be affected, too.

ScienceDirect, Scopus, Admin Tool to suspend service for server maintenance (August 27, 2009)

Period of suspension: about 7.5 hours from AM3:30, August 30 (Sunday)

During the above period, service resumption time will be displayed in each website.



KPUM history uploaded (August 5, 2009)
The history (from Meiji Era to Heisei Era) of Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine has just been posted on the KPUM website. You can access it from the top page.


“DynaMed”, EBM information search and medical care support tool, now on a free trial (July 29, 2009)
This makes it possible to obtain latest evidences effectively and practice EBM (evidence-based medicine). Applicable to all the departments.
Monitoring more than 500 journals, its information is daily updated. Access is possible from outside this university.

* Trial period: until end of January, 2010

* Authentication method
(1) How to log in at KPUM
Access a url: http://www.ebsco.co.jp/medical/dynamed (DynaMed Japanese language website). Click on the right? upper “Login to DynaMed”. ID/PW are not needed in case of access from KPUM.

(2) How to access from outside KPUM
Access a url: http://www.ebsco.co.jp/medical/dynamed (DynaMed Japanese language website). Input ID/PW to? the right? upper box and click on “Login”.? ID/PW are shown in the Password list (http://www2.kpu-m.ac.jp/~library/OJ/OJpassword.pdf). If you don't know the password to open the Password list in PDF, email KPUM Library (libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp).

"Psych Evidence Matters", EBM support database in psychiatry area, is now on a free trial (July 29, 2009)
You can quickly search the?method of treatment with simple operation. The research results are shown by graphs visually, thus enabling users to understand more quickly than to read and compare medical theses.

* It simultaneously search PubMed.
* Contents are daily updated.
* Trial period: until December 31, 2009
* Access: http://www.psychevidencematters.com/psych/

Library access by clinical professors and so on (July 23, 2009)
Effective August 1, Library Pass will be issued to clinical professors, clinical associate professors, and clinical instructors. Like KPUM staff and students, check-out, booking, interlibrary loan, and web services will be available for the Pass holders. Apply to the circulation counter for the Pass.

Inspection of journals (July 23, 2009)
For the proper administration of journals, an inspection will be conducted according to the following schedule. Please take note in advance that any inconvenience might arise due to this.

* Western journals: July 29 (Wed) 〜 31 (Fri) 10:00 - 16:30
Bound journals displayed at the 1st reading room and low layer bookshelves on the first floor

*Japanese journals: August 4 (Tue) - 5 (Wed) 10:00 - 16:30
Bound journals displayed at the fixed bookshelves on the basement floor
Check-out period of books extended during summer vacation (July16, 2009)


Introduction of two useful websites ! (2009/July/14)

1.You can view clinical guidelines at "Minds"!
Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry of Japan is publishing "Minds", a webside provided by Japan Council for Quality Health Care, as one of the research projects financed by the ministry's subsidy. It offers information to healthcare providers as follows.

- Medical care guidelines
- Japanese translation of an abstract of publicized medical papers after the guidelines are completed
- Japanese translation of Cochran Review's abstracts
- Information on latest medical papers
- CPG(Clinical Practice Guideline) Review (introduces comparisons and features of clinical guidelines in Japan and abroad)

It also posts information for patients and the general public as follows.

- Medical care guidelines
- Explanations of guidelines
- Explanations of illnesses

Free access is possible from outside of this university.
Access:http://minds.jcqhc.or.jp/

2.Exempler is a tool that helps you write a thesis in English

Springer offers this website. It searches example sentences that show how a word is used in academic documents sourced from 1900 journals published by the company.

Access:http://www.springerexemplar.com/
How to use (Japanese):http://www.springer.jp/low_exemplarF090616.pdf
Questionnaire survey on journals to be purchased in 2010, survey on journals currently held by the classrooms and books for students recommended to be purchased in fiscal 2009 (July 7, 2009)
For details or answer sheets, download from here.

Springer's home page to be suspended for access (June 30, 2009)
Springer will reopen its home page on July 16 (Thu) after comprehensive renewal. Access on a previous day will not be possible as follows.
Affected home page URL: http://www.springer.jp
Date & Time: July 15 (Wed) 10:00-12:00


Elsevier Japan to suspend service (June 18, 2009)

Services of ScienceDirect, Scopus, and Admin Tool will be suspended due to server maintenance.

Date & Time: June 20 (Sat), 2009 for around 16 hours from 22:00(Japan time)

Service of ProQuest to be suspended (June 16, 2009)

ProQuest service will be suspended due to the server maintenance during the following period.

Date & Time: June 28 (Sun), 2009 11:00 〜 23:00 (12 hours / Japan time)


<Service to be maintained>
-All the products under ProQuest platform (including ABI/INFORM, Academic Research Library, ProQuest
Central, ProQuest Medical Library, ProQuest Health and Medical Complete )
-ProQuest Historical Newspapers
-K-12 products(eLibraryR, SIRSR, CultureGrams, etc)
-All the products under CSA platform(including CSA Illustrata:Natural Sciences/Technology)
Newly launched "Nature Chemistry" offers online trial (June 8, 2009)

The newly launched "Nature Chemistry" can be accessed from this university.
It is a screening journal that NPG publishes to post study results in all the chemical areas.
The link function from a full text to PubChem and ChemSpider and the display functions of a chemical structural formula are adopted .
Access : http://www.nature.com/nchem/index.html
Trial period: June 8th - August 8th of 2009
Details : Http://www.natureasia.com/japan/nchem/index.php.

The 7 online Japanese journals including "Saishin Igaku", "Gan to Kagakuryoho" are on a trial (June 8, 2009)
7 PierOnline journals are now on a trial on top of the 20 ongoing nursing journals which we reported June 2.
"Saishin Igaku" (Latest Medicine)
"Gan to Kagakuryoho" ( Cancer and Chemotherapy)
"Geka"( Surgery)
"Pharma Medica"
"Genomu Iaku" (Genome Medicine)
"Liver Cancer"
"Biotherapy"Access: http://www.pier-online.jp

Trial Period: Until July 8 (Wed)

Future Science Group starts trials (June 6, 2009)
Online journals published by Expert Review, Future Medicine, and Future Science are offering free trials for 3 months.

Period: June 4 through September 3, 2009

【Expert Reviews】
The media provide a review of the latest researches and their results in the major therapeutic domains.
Also provided are "Expert Commentary" that explains an author's own view on the most effective medical treatments and strategies, and "The Five-Year View" that shows mid-term prospects. Moreover, "Key Issues"summarizing the gists of articles are devised so that even busy doctors can make use of.

Access: http://www.expert-reviews.com/ (18 journals are available as follows)
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology
Expert Review of Dermatology
Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Expert Review of Hematology
Expert Review of Medical Devices
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Expert Review of Ophthalmology
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research
Expert Review of Proteomics
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
Expert Review of Vaccines

【Future Medicine】
WIth the easy-to-see composition thanks to abundant charts, "Executive Summary"that explains the essential points, and the addition of commentaries on remarkable literature (references) and with innovative formats, the media take a lead in medicine and R & D of new drugs.

Access: http://www.futuremedicine.com/ (20 journals are available as follows)
Aging Health
Biomarkers in Medicine
Clinical Lipidology (formally Future Lipidology)
Epigenomics (planned to be launched in 2009)
Future Cardiology
Future Microbiology
Future Neurology
Future Oncology
Future Virology
HIV Therapy
Imaging in Medicine (planned to be launched in 2009)
Immunotherapy
International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (formally Future Rheumatology)
Nanomedicine
Pediatric Health
Personalized Medicine
Pharmacogenomics
Regenerative Medicine
Therapy
Women's Health

【Future Science】
The media provide a review of the basic researches in the development of medical drugs.
Access: http://www.future-science.com/ (2 journals are available as follows)

Bioanalysis(launched in 2009)
Future Medicinal Chemistry(launched in 2009)


Electronic versions of Japanese nursing journals on a trial (June 2, 2009)
The 20 solidly popular nursing journals published by MEDICA SHUPPAN are now available at PierOnline on a trial basis .

1. Perinatal Care
2. Brain Nursing
3. Ope Nursing
4. Neonatal Care
5. Heart Nursing
6. Emergency Care
7.Infection Control
8.Toseki (dialysis therapy) Care
9.Shokaki Geka (digestive surgery) Nursing
10.Hinyoki (urinary) Care
11.Seikeigeka Kango (orthopedic surgery nursing)
12.Ganka (ophthalmology) Care
13.Kokyuki (respiratory) Care
14.Tonyobyo (diabetes) Care
15.Nursing Business
16.Rihabiri (rehab) Business
17.Noshinkeigeka Sokuhou (neurosurgical bulletin)
18.Vascular Labo
19.Circulation Up-to-date
20.Nutrition Care

Access: http://www.pier-online.jp
Trial Period: up to June 30, 2009

ProQuest "Medical Evidence Matters" now available for a trial! (May 26, 2009)
"Medical Evidence Matters", the new EBM support database, is now added to the ProQuest's medical databases. Experts in respective areas gathered information to prepare the abstracts. This enables users to search the best method of treatment with a very easy operation from items like "disease name", "method of treatment", and "clinical results".

For the search method, click on "Medical Evidence Matters" on a database selection window that can be accessed from a "hyperlink" of "Selected Database" provided at left upper corner of ProQuest Search window (http://proquest.umi.com/login?ts=0).

It is possible to search in parallel with PubMed for results. They will be classified into graphs and tables by RCR, ClinicalTrial, etc. The abstracts of "Medical Evidence Matters" are designed for users to grasp the content in a shorter time than reading the body sentences thanks to displaying the thesis data in graphics and in process conditions.

For details, take a look at following URL's.
http://www.sunmedia.co.jp/e-port/evidencematters/
http://www.sunmedia.co.jp/e-port/phmc/

Return of the on-line chemical journal! (May 11, 2009)
The online journals offered for 2 months last year by Royal Society of Chemistry (or RSC) got favorable reviews. They are again available
with more number of titles this time.Give a try taking this opportunity.

Trial period: 3 months from May 1 through July 31, 2009.
Titles offered: 36 including Chemical Biology, Faraday Discussions, Integrative Biology, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics,Soft Matter.

You can get a hit from the online journal search window of this library's website.


ProQuest temporarily stops service due to server maintenance (April 8, 2009)

Date & Time:April 19 (Sun) 11:00 AM 〜 19:00PM (8 hous, Japan time)

<Services to be maintained>
- ProQuest paltform products
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- K-12 product (eLibrary, eLibraryR, SIRSR, CultureGrams are included)
- COS ScholarUniverise

Book binding of journals completed (April 2, 2009)
Although a part of journals issued in 2007 including those issued in other years were not circulated due to the book binding, they are now available from April 2.
To view journal titles that completed the book binding this time, click on the following web address.
http://www2.kpu-m.ac.jp/~library/news/seihon/seihon20.htm


Get a try of "Best Practice" that will help in clinical practices! (Mar. 25, 2009)

BMJ just started a free trial of "Best Practice" that had been launched February 2009. It serves as an online tool providing with solutions to clinical diagnoses and therapeutic issues. Against the symptoms, you can search possible diagnoses for comparison and analysis, therapies based upon clinical evidence or the international guidelines, as well as those which are the latest or recommended by experts, with the results structurally displayed. Make the best use of this opportunity.
Website for access: http://bestpractice.bmj.com
Trial Period: until May 31
For Quick User Guide, click here
For Product Data, click here

"Integrative Biology" starts a trial ! (Mar. 24, 2009)
"Integrative Biology", a newly publicized journal by RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry), will be available for access for 2 years.
If you are interested in quantitative biology, click on the following address.

Latest nursing index now on the web ! (Mar. 16, 2009)
Latest nursing index, provided so far in book forms only, is now available on the web for trials by institutions! It is information databases dedicated to nursing, integrating domestic journals and literature. Access Trial Guide, and give it a try, taking advantage of this opportunity.

Database Owner's website:http://www.nurse.or.jp/nursing/education/library/index.html

ID and password are posted on "Password list PDF". (To know the password to log in the list, email to libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp, electronic journal in charge, KPUM Library)
Simultaneous login: up to 3 people
Trial period valid until: April 13, 2009 (Mon)


Book binding in fiscal year 2008 (March 12, 2009)
Orders were placed on March 9 for book binding of journals planned in fiscal year 2008 ending March 31 of this year.
Delivery of bound books are expected at the end of March.
View details from here


DAI-ICHI HOKI Co.'s database is now on a trial ! (Mar. 10, 2009)
"DAI-ICHI HOKI Co.'s legal information general database started a trial offer. The database collects, organizes legal information. It features search and display functions in terms of laws, legal precedents and literature that are mutually hyper-linked. It also provides documentary templates for complaints among others on top of dictionary functions of synonyms and related words. Give it a try this time.

Database owner's website:http://www.d1-demo.com/

ID and password are posted on "Password list PDF". (To know the password to log in the list, email to libej@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp, electronic journal in charge, KPUM Library)

Trial period is valid until April 30, 2009 (Wed).


This library's website now comes up with its English section! (Mar.9, 2009)

This English section was newly added to the KPUM Library's website. Click on "English" button at the right upper corner of
the Japanese top page and jump to this top page.


11 Expert Opinion Journals now available for view on a trial offer!(Mar. 9, 2009)
You can now read full text articles in "Expert Online Series" (including "Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy"journal) published by Informa Pharmaceutical Science, London !

Trial Period : until April 6, 2009
Publisher's website:www.informapharmascience.com

A keyword input from Electronic Journal Search window provided on this library's website will hit related articles effective March 10, tomorrow.


Due to book binding, a part of journals issued in 2007 (partially including those of previous years)
temporarily unavailable for circulation
(Mar. 4,
2009)
View details from here

Weekly journal SciBX now accessible on a temporary trial offer (Mar.1, 2009)
NPG(Nature Publishing Group) started a trial offer of its weekly newsletter called SciBX(Science-Business eXchange) that determines and evaluates the latest research results. It picks out, reports and analyses high-quality scientific researches covered by more than 40 major journals on the criteria including scientific reliability and business impacts. Researchers, technology transfer staff, business development staff, and venture capitalists can utilize it.


Trial period : from March 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009

SciBX website: http://www.nature.com/scibx/
SciBX Japanese website: http://www.natureasia.com/japan/scibx/


Notice on ProQuest's server maintenance (2009/Feb/19)

Date and Time:February 21 (Sat), 2009, 12:00〜24:00(12 hours)*Japan time


Notice on Ichushi Web's server maintenance (2009/Feb/19)

Date and Time: February 21 (Sat), 2009, AM0:00- AM3:00 (planned)


Scopus seminar to be held February 27, Friday (Feb. 4, 2009)
Scopus is a database that covers wide-ranged areas and shows the number of times research papers cited.

  • Date and Time: 16:00-17:30, Feb. 27, 2009
  • Venue: Conference room on the 3rd floor of Fundamental Medical Studies Building (next to Computer Room)
  • What to bring: A notebook PC (Wireless LAN is available. Number of wired connections is limited.)
    You can understand the content by listening to the explanation without your PC.

    For details, click here (Flier:PDF 160KB)


Selection and order placement of journals to be purchased in 2009 (Feb. 4, 2009)


KPUM history and commemorative journals are available on this library's website !(Jan. 19, 2009)

On the digital archive page, you can view 135th Anniversary Year Commemorative Journal,
125th Anniversary Year Commemorative Journal, 100 Years' History, and 80 Years' History.

Take a look now!


Access CINAHL+PreCINAHL ! (2009/Jan/16)
CINAHL, a database that we have been contracting, is shifted under EBSCO to become more user-friendly.
CINAHL, a fundamental database on a nursing science, includes journal articles related to a nursing science and overall health. Not only journals it offers, but also total scripts of legal cases, data of pharmaceutical products, method of research and measurement are posted. Furthermore it is also possible to make searches on literature that 1,200 materials cited.

Number of covered journals: around 1830 (70 of which provide full texts.)
Covered period : from 1981 to the present
Number of data: 1 million
Renewal frequency: Weekly

PreCINAHL covers the latest information before CINAHL was added with headings and more than 800 core journals. It provides detailed abstracts for more than 700 journals. Search can be made simultaneously with CINAHL.

【Log-in URL】
http://search.ebscohost.com
Usable by KPUM affiliates only.

【Trial Period】
Until the end of March, 2009. From April onwards, earnest introduction will start.

【Support tools】 Use materials in Japanese. At the bottom of the search page, same hyper link is available.
http://support.epnet.com/training/lang/ja/ja.php