Termination of NII Scholarly and Academic Information Portal (GeNii) and reviewing some services.

In view of the usage situation and scholarly information circulation environment in recent years, some academic content services that we offer will end or change from March to April 2014 as follows.

We are willing to provide you with more high quality academic content services with a focus on CiNii in the future.Please make an announcement to users within your institution.

1)Termination of service

Service name

The day of the termination

17:00 on March 31 (Mon.), 2014 [JST]

2)Changing of the operator

Service name


Scholarly and Academic Information Division, Cyber Science Infrastructure Development Department will operate Webcat Plus as an academic content services until March 31 (Mon.), 2014, but after April 1 (Tue.), 2014, it will be operated as a research project of the NII.
For inquiries about the Webcat Plus, please contact from the contact form on Webcat Plus from April 1 (Tue.), 2014.

3)Changing of the URL

Service name


Although the service has been stopped due to software faults, we will resume it on Academic Research Database Repository(NII-DBR) by March 2014.http://dbr.nii.ac.jp/

*Following academic content services will be operated as before.

If you have any questions, Please contact us at the following address.

National Institute of Informatics (GeNii Desk)