This database is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine
and covers a wide variety of fields from chemicals, nursing, dentistry
and health care. More than 4,000 items (in and after 1966) from nearly
70 countries are searchable. The base includes 170 Japanese journals
as well and provides bibliographical data (title, author, journal
This is a database that aims to provide information for nurses and
health care professionals. It covers the same data as the Nursing
Literature Index Journal, a Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied
Health Literature. Searchable items include English-language nursing
journals, publications from the American Nurses’ Association and the
National League for Nursing, nursing degree theses, and literature
on biomedical science, education and business.
This is the MEDLINE provided free of charge on the Internet by the
U.S. National Library of Medicine. PreMEDLINE, in-process database
for MEDLINE, is also searchable. When a Gunma University icon is displayed
with “abstract” or “citation” of a search result, this means that
the full text of the item can be read by clicking the icon. The search,
however, must be made using the special URL (with bold characters
added). Searches may be made from outside the university, though full
texts cannot be read in such cases.
Igaku Chuo Zasshi
Accessible only on the Showa Campus
This is a database of domestic literature on medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and related fields. About 23,000 items are added every month from about 2,400 journals. Both the online data and CD-ROMs cover data as far back as 1987. To use the CD-ROMs, special search software needs to be installed.
Simultaneous accesses: 4
Accessible only on the Showa Campus and Health
This is a database provided by the Cochrane Collaboration, an international
project to evaluate medical technologies. The data provided is to
be used to support evidence-based medicine. The database can be used
via a web browser.
Click Enter with the user name and password boxes blank.
Simultaneous access: 1 (Please be sure to click Exit after you have
Best Evidence 5 Stand
alone（PC in Medical library）
Stand-alone (Use the computers in the Branch Library of Medicine)
This database covers 10 years of publications of the ACP Journal Club
from 1991 to 2000 and 6 years of evidence-based medicine from 1995
to 2000. It aims to help users obtain information necessary to solve
various clinical problems and provides scientific evidence necessary
for the best possible clinical treatment decisions to be made without
the need of carefully reading of a large number of journals.
Journal Citation Reports Stand-alone
(Use the computers in the Branch Library of Medicine)
For evaluations and comparison of academic journals. JCR provides
statistical data on the number of times an academic journal has been
cited by others as well as the number of times it has cited others,
the period of time it took before it was cited after its publication,
etc. The data can be displayed not only by title, field and country
of origin, but also by Impact Factor and Immediacy Index. The processed
data can be downloaded or used in forms such as Excel.
in the University
This service by the National Institute of Informatics
to search online literature and academic data is
inside the university.