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About Individual ID

This ID enables you to use all CiNii functions regardless of institutional affiliation.
The annual registration fee is 2,160(*1) yen.
Paid content can be viewed at lower rates than by using the Pay Per View service without an ID.

*1: 【CiNii Individual ID User】Future plans for change of CiNii service - Individual ID will terminate on early March 2017.
Because of this reason, usage period may be shorter than one year. However, the annual registration fee is remain 2,160 yen. Accepting that the annual registration fee cannot be refunded or reduced in advance, please apply to Individual ID.

Services available to users with an Individual ID

 

  • Advantages of having an Individual ID
    Applications for Individual IDs can be made by anyone from any location.
    By logging in with an Individual ID, paid full text content can be viewed at lower rates than with Pay Per View.
    You may freely select your preferred ID, and can continue to use the same ID for as long as you renew.

    * Sample charges
User categories Registration charge
(annual)
Conditions for provision of full text content Payment method
Open Access Subscription Paid
Members under institutional contracts / No ID
¥0
¥0
¥0
¥550~¥3,132
Pay Per View
Credit card payment only
Note3
Members under institutional contracts / Logging in with Site License Individual ID
¥0
¥0
¥0
Note1
¥64~¥2,646
Note2
Credit card payment only
Note3
Users without institutional contracts / Logging in with Individual ID
¥2,160
¥0
¥64~¥1,134
Note2
¥64~¥2,646
Note2
Credit card payment only
Note3
Users without institutional contracts / No ID, Pay Per View use
¥0
¥0
¥540~¥1,620
¥550~¥3,132
Pay Per View
Credit card payment only
Note3

Note 1: If you're logging in with an "Individual ID" instead of "Site License Individual ID", usage fees will be charged even if you are using a computer terminal at an institution with a contract.
Note 2: Some academic society members are eligible for special rates. We recommend that you register the academic society you belong to in your user information.
Note 3: Debit card is not accepted.

  • Scope of service
    All CiNii features can be used
  • ID term of validity
    The ID is valid for one year from the first day you start using the ID.(*1) By following the renewal procedure before expiration you may continue to use the same ID.
  • Service fees
    The annual registration fee of 2,160 yen will be charged at same time as your first service fee payment.(*1)
    Note that if the user terminates service partway through the year, the CiNii registration fee will not be refunded.

Registering for an Individual ID

To register, either click the New Registration button on the CiNii front page or select Individual ID Application on the application page.
See New Registration Procedure (Individual ID) for more information about registration procedures.