Search & Find

What Is Tulips Search?

Tulips Search is a discovery service offered by University of Tsukuba Library. You can quickly and easily search for a variety of materials in the world by simply entering keywords into a single search box.
It is possible to make one search to find materials in a variety of formats, including printed books and journals, e-books and e-journals, as well as information of individual academic papers.
(This is especially useful when you are not sure whether the material you are seeking is contained in a "book," "journal," or "paper.")

  • Search results will be displayed in order of relevance
  • Click/Tap the title of the material you need, and where to acquire it will be displayed
  • Materials with [Library] icon in the Access column is available in the library
  • Materials with [Open] icon in the Access column can be obtained directly

Searchable Materials

  • Books and Journals in the collections held by University of Tsukuba Library
  • Tsukuba Repository
  • Electronic resources that are available through University of Tsukuba (e-journals, e-books) *A partial list of electronic resources is shown here
    • CiNii Articles
    • JAIRO
    • J-STAGE
    • Nature
    • ProQuest
    • ScienceDirect
    • SpringerLink
    • Web of Science
    • Wiley Online Library

    Not all databases and items are covered by Tulips Search, so it is recommended to search the individual databases to perform more detailed search.