Nagoya University Central  Library

Database Corner

The Database Corner on the 2nd floor provides CD-ROM/DVD databases and online databases that can only be available in the library. Check “Online Database (Nagoya University members only)” for other online databases.

  • Contact: Reference & Interlibrary Loan Desk, second floor (Phone: 052-789-3680)
  • Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (The payment for printing shall be completed by 4:45 pm)
  • Fee
  • External Users:Some database vender agree the database use of Walk in users. If you want to use the databace, please contact us in advance with e-mail. We check the Terms and Conditions of each database and tell you if you can use it or not.

CD-ROM/DVD databaseOnline database (In-library only)Online database (Nagoya University members only)

CD-ROM/DVD Database

The following databases are available on the specified PC which has corresponding CD-ROM/DVD installed. (The CD-ROM/DVD are not for check out). Visit the Central Library or other equipped department libraries directly to use the databases.

Types Title Range Contents
Library Catalog 国立国会図書館所蔵昭和前期刊行図書デジタル版集成   Japanese books published in the early Showa period.
Full text available titles: Those recorded on the CD with the following numbers among the social science field.
  • Social science → Title list (273 titles), Excel
    • Social science general, Sociology, Social history, Social organization (AGA-B-002 - AGA-B-007)
  • Education → Title list (3315 titles), Excel
    • General education (AHA001 - AHA007)
    • Pedagogy, educational philosophy (AHB001 -AHB002)
    • Education history, Educational context (AHC001-005)
    • Education policy, Education system (AHD001-007)
    • School management, School hygiene, Teacher qualification test (AHE001-005)
    • Elementary and secondary education (AHM001-011)
    • University and technical education, Student issue (AHN001-0019)
    • Special education (AHO001)
    • Social education (AHP001-004)
漢語大詞典   Related material: “漢語大詞典” (Central Library Reference Books, 823 Ka)
世界大百科事典第2版プロフェッショナル版   Published by 平凡社. Total number of items: 83,000. 10,000 figures (Some of the figures in the books are not included on the CD-ROM). Yearbooks of 1985-1997 are also contained.
Related material: “世界大百科事典” (Central Library Reference Books, 031 H)
Other 人間と文字   Graphemes, photographs, explanations etc. of about 230 types of characters in each era around the world.
Other 婦人公論DVD-ROM edition   Digital images and searchable database for the magazine from the first issue (Jan. 1916) to the issue 346 (Mar. 1944).
Other PDF-2(Powder Diffraction File) Set 1- X‐ray powder diffraction analysis data by ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data). (Formerly named as ASTM Card)


Online Database (In-Library Only)

The following databases are accessible from dedicated terminals in the Central Library and some department libraries. You can apply to use at the Reference & Interlibrary Loan desk in the Central Library.

Field Name Contents
Kanpou Government gazette 官報情報検索サービス News in Japanese Government Gazette.
Law, cabinet order, treaty and report, document as well as public notice or announcement. (From May 3, 1947 to present)
**Available at Central Library and Law Library
General National Diet Library (NDL) Digitized Contents Transmission Service This service allows users to browse materials digitized by NDL at authorized libraries, which are inaccessible, for instance due to out of print.
This services is for students, faculty, staff or researcher of Tokai National Higher Education and Research System or Nagoya University or Gifu University.
Guide(National Diet Library, Japan)
**Available at Central Library
General National Library of Korea (NLK) Digitized Materials Service This service allows users to search and view a variety of resources, collected and stored by the NLK.
Full text is available at Central Library if "Partner library ..." is shown in "How to Use Full-texts" field section in the database search result.
**Available at Central Library


Online Database (Nagoya University Members only)

In addition, there are also many other databases available not only from libraries but also from on-campus PCs such as laboratories and satellite laboratories. Please refer to Database by Subject for more details.