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Catalog Search

Search types are below;

Keyword Search:To search by words or phrases anywhere in the catalog record.
Advanced Search:To search by specifying search fields.
Periodical List : An alphabetical list of periodicals.

Search results.

List of Results

Search results can be narrowed down.

Search more in the results (Secondary Search)


Keyword Search

To search by words or phrases anywhere in the catalog record.

1.Click "Keyword Search".

2.Select desired material type(s).

3.Select number of records per page to be displayed.

NOTE:
Larger numbers may require more processing time.

4.Enter search word(s) (for multiple words, insert between search words); Select search options;

See:
Search Words

AND/OR/PHRASE : To refine searches, use Boolean operators between words and phrases in each search field.
Headed /Included/Exactly matched : Matching conditions.
Fuzzy : Fuzzy string matching. Click "Fuzzy", if exact spelling is not known.

5.Click [Find books].

NOTE:
Click [Reset] to reset all form fields.

6.The search result screen displays title,volume,author,publisher,publication date, etc.

Click on a title to display details of an item.
See:Details

Click "Search more in results" to narrow down search results.
See:Secondary Search


Advanced Search

To search by specifying search fields.

1.Click "Advanced Search".

2.Select desired material type(s).

3.Select number of records per page to be displayed.

NOTE:
Larger numbers may require more processing time.

4.Enter search word(s) ;Select search options.

See:
Search Words

AND/OR/PHRASE : To refine searches, use Boolean operators between words and phrases in each search field.
Headed /Included/Exactly matched : Matching conditions.
Fuzzy : Fuzzy string matching. Click "Fuzzy", if exact spelling is not known.

See:
ISBN
Publication date

Classification

5.Select Boolean operators (AND/OR) which works between search item fields.

Example:
Enter "Stephen King" in the Author field and "2000/1/1" in the Publication date.
→Select "AND" to find his the author's books published after 2000.
→Select "OR" to find all books by the author and all books published after 2000.

AND
Use "AND" between terms to retrieve only records that contain both "term A" and "term B".

OR  
Use "OR" between terms to retrieve records that contain either one or both "term A" and "term B".

6.Click [Find books] .

NOTE:
Click [Reset] reset all form fields.

7.The search result screen displays title,volume,author,publisher,and publication date, etc.

Click on a title to display details of an item.
See:Details

Click " Search more in results" to narrow down search results.
See:Secondary Search


Periodical List

The alphabetical list of periodicals is available.

1.Click "Periodical List".

2.Select material type(s).

3.Click on the first letter of a title.

NOTE:
Each letter of the alphabet that corresponds to the first letter of a periodicals title. Titles are in English Alphabetical order (A to Z) and in Japanese Alphabetical order (アtoン).
・The system does not distinguish between capital and small letters.
・The system does not distinguish between 1 byte and 2 byte Arabic numbers.
・The system does not distinguish between 1 byte and 2 byte katakana characters.
・The system does not distinguish between Katakana and Hiragana.

4.The search result screen displays the full catalogue record of the title.

Download

Some materials can be exported to TSV format by clicking [Download]at the top of a page.
How to download


    

List of Results

When the search finds matching data,the list of summary is displayed.

NOTE:
1.The result is available only in Japanese.
2.Do not use the browser's [Back] or [Forward] button. Instead, please use hyperlinks on a web page.

The terms of status

Reference only

Not for loan. To place a hold is not allowed. ※For reference use only.

2 copies

The library holds 2 copies.

On loan

Item has been borrowed.

Missing

Item is missing and currently unavailable.

Not in the collection

Item is not owned by the library.

Withdrawn

Item will be withdrawn from the catalog. Item records will be deleted.

Not available issue

Issue is not available.

Backorder

Item is on order and has not yet arrived because of out of stock or unpublished.

In bindery

Item is sent to bindery.

Bound

Item is finished binding.

Not arrived

Item is on order and not yet received.

How to sort

To sort data using desired sorting item (Title, Author, Publisher, Publication date, Classification Number ※Sorting item is different according to the library),click [Sort] at the top of a page.

NOTE:
・When results is sorted by "Default",data is sorted predetermined order.
・【Ascendant】:Alphabetical order (ABC…),Japanese Alphabetical order (アイウ…),Chronological order (Past, Present, Future)
・【Descendant】:Reverse alphabetical order,Reverse Japanese Alphabetical order,Reverse chronological order (Future,Present,Past)     

How to download

Some materials can be exported to TSV format by clicking [Download] at the top of a page.

1.If necessary,click [Sort]at the top of a page, to sort data using desired sorting item (Title, Author, Publisher, Publication date, Classification Number and Default).

2.Click [Download] at the top of a page.

3."Download search results"screen is displayed ,select desired materials and click [Download].

4. Choose your download folder and save the file.

NOTE:
When wish to be exported whith item names,please download after checking a[Add header]box.   

Details

Click on the title to view details of an item.

NOTE:
・The material can be exported to TSV format by clicking[Download]at the top of a page.
・The locationmap of the material can be displayed in another window by clicking[Location]at the top of a page.
・The material can be exported to "RefWorks" by clicking[RefWorks]at the top of a page.
・The material's Summary, Contents, Author Profile, Cover Image provided by NICHIGAI ASSOCIATES Inc. are displayed at the bottom of a page.

Secondary Search

Click on "Search more in the result" to narrow your search result.


Search more in the result (Secondary Search)

You can narrow down your search result.

1. Click "Search more in the result".

NOTE:
Click "List of present result" to return to the present result. Do not use the browser's [Back] or [Forward] button.

2.Select number of records to display all at once for each material type.

NOTE:
Larger numbers may require more processing time.

3.Select Boolean operators (AND/OR) which works between the present search and the next search.

AND
To narrow down the present search result with the next search conditions.

OR
To add the next search conditions to the present search results.

NOT
To exclude the next search conditions from the present search result.

4.Enter the search word(s),and select search options.

Fill in one word in each field,and set up various conditions.
See:Search Wods

Fuzzy : Fuzzy string matching. Click "Fuzzy", if exact spelling is not known.
AND/OR/PHRASE :To refine searches, use Boolean operators between words and phrases in each search field.
Headed /Included/Exactly matched :Matching conditions.

See:ISBN Publication date Classification

5.Select Boolean operators (AND/OR) which works between search item fields.

Example:
Enter "Stephen King" in the Author field and "2000/1/1" in the Publication date.
→Select "AND" to find his the author's books published after 2000.
→Select "OR" to find all books by the author and all books published after 2000.

AND
Use "AND" between terms to retrieve only records that contain both "term A" and "term B".

OR  
Use "OR" between terms to retrieve records that contain either one or both "term A" and "term B".

6.Click [Find books] .

NOTE:
Click [Reset] reset all form fields.

7.The search result screen displays title,volume,author,publisher,and publication date, etc.

Click on a title to display details of an item.
See:Details

Click " Search more in results" to narrow down search results.
See:Secondary Search

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