User Guide

From the JAIRO search screen, academic contents accumulated in Japanese institutional repositories can be searched for.


In "Simple Search", you can search the entire contents information using keywords.  → How to Use Simple Search


In "Advanced Search", you can search for contents by setting detailed search conditions. → How to Use Advanced Search


In "Search Result List", you can check the result information of your search. → How to Use the Search Result List Screen


In "Detailed Information", you can check the detailed information. → How to Use the Detailed Information Screen


In "Usage Statistics", you can check various kinds of statistical data.  → How to Use the Usage Statistics


You can search the contents by Opensearch, OpenURL. → How to use External interface


How to Use Simple Search

On the Simple Search screen, you can search the entire contents information by specifying keywords.


Keyword entry box
Enter a keyword with which you want to search for contents in the keyword entry box and click the search button to search for registered entire contents information.
For a detailed keyword entry method, see "About Search Keywords".


How to specify contents with full-text
You can also search for only contents with link information to full-text.
"All" ….. All pieces of contents information are searched for.
"Include Full-text" ….. Only contents with link information to full-text are searched for.


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About Search Keywords

1. Matching Conditions in a Search
Multi-byte letters (Japanese) are handled as a partial match.
Roman letters are handled word by word as a forward match.


2. Logical Operation
AND operation: Keywords are separated with spaces (two-byte and one-byte spaces).
OR operation: Keywords are separated with " | " (pipe).
NOT operation: " ! " is described to the left of a keyword.



Example (Figure above): When you want to search for data of which its contents information includes "Informatics" and "Research paper".


3. Entry of a Phrase
A phrase (character string including spaces) is enclosed with one-byte [ “ ] (double quotation mark).
Example: "Integrated multimedia search system"


4. About Distinction of Letters
Roman uppercase and lowercase letters are not distinguished.
Roman two-byte and one-byte letters are not distinguished.
Lowercase and uppercase letters of the Greek and Russian alphabets are not distinguished.
One-byte and two-byte katakana letters are not distinguished.
Two-byte and one-byte numerals (0 to 9) are not distinguished.
Dashes, hyphens, and minus signs are removed.


5. How to search for an exact match
Keywords enclosed in ["/] and [/"] will be searched as an exact match.
Example: "/SUGITA, Izumi/"


6. How to search for the author’s name
You may search for the author’s full name by separating it into parts using the space or as one word.

Example:

Registered Form Search Word △:space Search Result
SUGITA, Izumi SUGITA△Izumi CORRECT

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How to Use Advanced Search

You can search for contents by specifying the search fields.

AnyThe entire contents information is searched in the same way as in "Simple Search".
Article TitleContents can be searched for according to their titles, etc.
Author(ID)Contents can be searched for according to their authors, publishers, ID, etc.
KeywordContents can be searched for with keywords related to them.
Journal TitleContents can be searched for with journal titles.
ISSN / NCIDContents can be searched for with ISSN, and NCID.
TypesContents can be searched for with types.
When you click the link "List", you can select types on the type selection screen.
OrganizationsContents can be searched for with organizations.
When you click the link "List", you can select organizations on the organization selection screen.
textversionContents can be searched for with textversion.
When you click the link "List", you can select textversions on the textversion selection screen.
grantorContents can be searched for with grantor.


Example (Figure above): You can select "Any", "Article Title", "Author", "Keyword", "Journal Title", "ISSN / NCID, "Types", "Organizations", "textversion", and "grantor" for the search fields.


Logical operators between the search fields
A logical operator between the search fields can be selected from "AND", "OR" and "NOT".

[Hint]
When more search fields are necessary, clicking [Add Search area] once will add a search field.


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How to Use Type(Organization,Textversion) Selection

When you click the link "List", the screen is linked to the type(organization,textversion) selection screen.
Please check the types(organizations,textversion) that you want to search for and the "select" button. After that, when you click the "Search" button, you can search for only the contents classified into the type(organization,textversion) that you select.







If you want to close the screen, please click "×" button (lower right) or outside the screen (gray area).


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About Contents of JAIRO

The screen of JAIRO is linked to the IRDB contents analysis pagehttp://irdb.nii.ac.jp/analysis/index_e.php.


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