Termination of CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service and Use of Institutional authentication [updated April 5, 2017, JST]

February 20, 2017

We would like to inform you about Termination of CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service and Use of Institutional authentication
New application is not required if you continue to use Institutional authentication from CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service.
Please take the procedure by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 if you don’t need to use Institutional authentication service.

We look forward to having you as an institutional user in the next fiscal year.

1. Notice of termination of CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service

Ⅰ. Termination of CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service

CiNii has decided to renovate as a service that focus on offering Open Access and supporting discovery of academic information due to NII-ELS (National Institute of Informatics Electronic Library Service) end. Therefore, CiNii will terminate Institutional Fixed-Price Service and Site License Individual ID. The details are as follows.

  • Termination of service
  • Continuing Service
    • Search and link for academic information of articles by CiNii Articles
    • Search for book and journal information from holding libraries by CiNii Books
    • Search for information of doctoral dissertations in Japan by CiNii Dissertations
    • Customization features by Institutional authentication (OPAC / Link resolver, priority display of holding library information)

 *Personal information on CiNii individual ID and CiNii Site License Individual ID is handled properly based on Academic Content Service Usage Regulations *Japanese only , Article 8 you have agreed.

Ⅱ. Use of contents around end date of CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service

 Availability of contents around end date is as follows.

  • Open Access

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    • Available until March 26, 2017
    • Link to the migration destination platform after March 27, 2017
  • Subscription

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    • Available until March 26, 2017
    • Link to the migration destination platform after March 27, 2017
  • Paid

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    • Available until March 20, 2017
    • Not available from March 21 to March 26, 2017
    • Link to the migration destination platform after March 27, 2017

 *Contents which aren’t certainly migrated are displayed in a certain form prepared by NII in the future.
Ref:https://www.nii.ac.jp/nels_soc/about/faq/#q2-5 *Japanese only

  • Citation
    • Available until March 26, 2017
    • Available for everyone after March 27 regardless of presence of Institutional authentication.

<Availability of contents>
Migration to other platform Content type -2017.3.20 2017.3.21-2017.3.26 2017.3.27-
YES Open Access Available Available Available**
Subscription Available Available* Available**
Paid (PPV) Available Not Available Available***
NO Available Accord with “Migration-=YES” Available
Citation Available Available Available***

*Except Individual ID holder or PPV user.
**It’s available the contents that its migration to other platform (for example: IR, J-STAGE etc.) and the data receiving for CiNii have completed.
***Available for everyone.

2. Guidance for use of Institutional authentication

Ⅰ. About Institutional authentication

Institutional authentication service will be started from next fiscal year (April 2017) after CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service end. Institutional authentication provides service the following services. Institutional authentication service is free of charge.

  • Keeping your present registration information
    It’s not necessary to register anew your institutional name, contact person and IP address etc. unless you take the termination procedure during period indicated in II-1.
  • CiNii Articles
    • Continuation use of usage statistics
      Usage Report (based on COUNTER, etc.) data before FY2016 is available from the Administrator login page.
    • Setting・Display of Institution OPAC/Link resolvers
      It’s possible to set Icons of Institution OPAC or Link resolver on Search Results page and “Search the Article” of Article Details page.
  • CiNii Books
    • Priority display in a holding institution/library
      Your institution information is preferentially displayed in the list of holding institution/libraries.
      *Initial setting is order of Japanese syllabary
      It’s valid except the case where you have taken the termination procedure.

    Next service of Institutional Fixed-Price Service will be stopped providing after shifting to Institutional authentication service.

  • CiNii Articles
    • Usage inquiry
      ”ELS Institutional Fixed-Price usage license contents display” and ” Number of Site License Individual IDs” of Usage inquiry will be extinct by the end of NII-ELS and Site License Individual ID, so “CiNii Search” and “CiNii detailed display” will be integrated into Usage Report (based on COUNTER, etc.) from the next fiscal year. Please make sure to preserve your past data by March 26, because you can’t access Usage inquiry page after March 27, 2017.

Ⅱ. About use procedure of Institutional authentication

 New application is not required if you continue to use Institutional authentication from CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service.
 Please take the procedure if you don’t need to use Institutional authentication service.

  1. Application period

    Monday, February 20 – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  2. Procedure
    Application is accepted from the following e-mail.
    *Attention: “Usage termination application” on the administrative procedures page isn’t working. Please don’t apply from this button.

    Address: user-request@nii.ac.jp National Institute of Informatics, Scholarly and Academic Information Division, CiNii Desk
    Subject: [Administrator ID (ex.SLM00000) ] Termination application for CiNii Institutional Fixed-Price Service
    Contents:
    Administrator ID
     ・Administrator ID is not the same as CiNii Individual ID
     ・Your administrator ID is stated in the notification that has been sent to the contact person when the contract started.
    Contact person’s name
    Contact person’s e-mail address

Ⅲ. About function enhancement of CiNii on the fiscal year 2016

 We will inform you again about the upgraded features of CiNii on the fiscal year 2016.

  1. Release of Full Text Search function for CiNii Dissertations

    Based on user feedbacks we have received, we have added new function which enables a user to search contents of full text (PDF). Targeting dissertations of the full text search are text (PDF) in Institutional Repository of each University.

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    Figure 1: CiNii Dissertations Full Text Search Results Page


  2. CiNii Books has started data linkages with "Comprehensive Database of Archaeological Site Reports in Japan", "HathiTrust Digital Library" and "National Diet Library Digital Collections."

    The details page of CiNii Books has been added the link to "Comprehensive Database of Archaeological Site Reports in Japan", "HathiTrust Digital Library" and "National Diet Library Digital Collections." This link is now available directly access to full text which has been digitized and released.

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    Figure 2: Link sample of CiNii Books and HathiTrust Digital Library

【For inquiries about CiNii in general】

CiNii Desk
National Institute of Informatics
E-mail: user-request@nii.ac.jp

【For inquiries about payment methods】

Finance and Accounting Account Team, General Affairs Budget and Accounts Division
E-mail: keiri@nii.ac.jp