National Diet Library Japanese Periodicals Index


  • It is possible to search the articles from about 16,000 magazines included in the periodical index database of National Diet Library. You can search mainly academic journals published in Japan.
  • Articles published in and after 1948 can be searched. From 1948 through 1964, only humanities and social sciences articles are available.
  • The search can be made from a search or by application of the periodical article index.
  • If you register a user ID for the National Diet Library, you can make use of services like the copy service for individuals.


Use NDL Japanese Periodicals Index

  • If you use CiNii, you can simultaneously search multiple databases, including the periodical articles index.
    (Search is possible from 1948 to present, but only humanities materials are available from 1948 through 1974)