FAQ - 機関認証について

From April 2022, you can use usage statistics using Google Analytics. If you want to use it, please refer to Statistical chart preparation procedure.

The Institutional Login is the system that allows authorization between an university and providers so the members of the university can use several provider services with single sign-on. The ID should be supplied by the university.
In Japan, "GakuNin" is the federation for universities (academic institutions) and providers.
It constructs a framework of the Shibboleth authentication.
GakuNin accept an entry from universities, please see [GakuNin] page for more details. From abroad, users of UK Federation also can use Institutional Login.

It can be set from the institution certification application screen. For details, see OpenURL sending function.
For details, see About the OpenURL Sending Function for CiNii Research

Go to the "Institutional authentication" page.

Institutional authentication:

Your Usage Application is required by the 20th of the last month you wish to start the service since a certain amount of time is required for registering new users on the system and for testing connections.

Please set "jao" of "Shibboleth authentication settings" from the Institutional Authentication application screen and apply for renewal. For details on renewal application, please refer to the renewal application procedure.

If the same IdP is used by multiple registered institutions, such as when institutional authentication is used for each university campus, other campuses should be used so that jao + jaou and o + ou do not overlap. Please coordinate with the other campuse.

Please reissue the passcode from the Institutional Authentication application screen. For details on reissuing a passcode, please refer to the passcode reissue procedure.

※If you don't know the contact person's email address, Please contact cir-auth-req@nii.ac.jp

Please reissue the passcode from the Institutional Authentication application screen. For details on reissuing a passcode, please refer to the passcode reissue procedure.

※If you don't know the contact person's email address, Please contact user-request@nii.ac.jp

Please apply for renewal from the Institutional Authentication application screen. For details on renewal application, please refer to the renewal application procedure.

※If you don't know the contact person's email address, Please contact cir-auth-req@nii.ac.jp

If the same "OpenURL, OPAC group names" contains multiple IP address ranges, you only need to set it in the first IP address range. For details, please refer to OpenURL Sending Function for CiNii Research.

We are supporting the provision of usage statistics data before FY2021 as a text file. I'll let you know when it's ready.

The manuals for applying for institutional authentication are as follows.

When you do any of the following, you will get the message "This application has already been received or has been revoked.".

  • The same person clicked the URL once clicked again.

  • You have received an email on the mailing list and another employee clicked on the URL and then clicked on it.
If this message appears, if there is a screen that is displayed normally, use that screen, and if not, perform the work to send the email again, such as "reissue passcode" and "restore registered contents".

If the "Resumption" of "Service use" is checked, the message "You have already updated your service usage." will be displayed. Please uncheck "Resumption" of "Service use" and apply for renewal.