CiNii: Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator


Access-free service.
Members of University of Tsukuba can use the Remote Access Service.

Article search, display of basic information about the article, and the main text of published articles are available free of charge, even from off-campus.
If you access CiNii from a campus computer (or via Remote Access Service), institutional authentication service (link to Tulips Linker, priority display of University of Tsukuba Library's materials) is available.


  • Material type:Journal Articles,Dissertations,Union Catalog,Research Data,etc.
  • Available on:Free
  • Language:English, Japanese
  • Full text:Partially
  • Number of concurrent accesses: Unlimited

CiNii is a database service which can be searched with academic information of articles, Books, Journals & Dissertations.

In CiNii Research, you can easily cross-search from a simple interface not only literature but also research data from external collaborative institutions and institutional repositories and KAKEN research project information.(Added on February 9, 2022)
In CiNii Books, you can search information of books and journals held by university libraries in Japan.
In CiNii Dissertations, you can search information in dissertations written for doctoral degrees in Japan conferred by Japanese Universities and the National Institute for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation.

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