database is a multi-purpose tool for Japanese studies research. It contains dictionaries, encyclopedias, full-text books, and journals. You need to log in with your ID & Password.
基本検索 (Basic Search)
Basic Search. 見出し (Heading) is a default setting. You can change to 全文 (full texts) from a drop-down menu. It searches across all the databases available.
詳細検索 (Advanced Search)
multiple keywords can be used. You can also select a specific database from the drop-down menu to search an individual database.
At the initial stage of your research, checking dictionaries and/or encyclopedias provide you with additional concepts and keywords to use for your searches. For example, when you search "探偵小説" you will see a common term now is "推理小説."
Inside an article, you can toggle on and off additional functions: "Knowledge Searcher" & "引用原挿入機能 (inserting a citation)"
Toggling on "Knowledge Searcher" allows searching a highlighted word within the article.
When you are done, make sure to "Logout ログアウト"