GeNii: Japanese Scholarly and Academic Information Portal

Access Japanese search interface here. Access English interface here.

Developed by the National Institute of Informatics (NII) of Japan, this portal provides access to some important reference databases: CiNii (for papers and theses), Webcat Plus (for books), NII-DBR (for subject indexes and bibliographies, such as Japanese Sociological Bibliography), and JAIRO (for content in Japanese institutional repositories). CiNii is partially free – about 15% of articles can be downloaded for free, while the others are totally free.

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(Last updated Nov. 26, 2009)


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