This section publishes manuals about using method of library, databases and other useful tools for report writing.
All items in this section can be downloaded by PDF file.

Library Guides(Brochure・Leaflet)

Contents

Kobe University Library and Library Web Site

Introduction to Kobe University Library

Introduction to Kobe University Library[pdf: 3.7MB]

This guide introduces how to use the library and the library website.
Functions of the Library Website

Let's Get Academic Information Using Library Web Site[pdf: 1.7MB]

This is guide for the Kobe University Library website.
How to Use the Functions of the Library Website (for Smartphones)[pdf: 777KB]
Kobe University Library Website
Using the OPAC to Find Library Resources

How to Use OPAC[pdf: 1.7MB]

This guide introduces how to use the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog).
With OPAC, you can search for library resources efficiently.
OPAC
How to Search for Academic Information with Discovery

How to Use Discovery Service[pdf: 977KB]

You can explore not only library holdings but also treatises, digital archives and so on by using “Discovery Service”. This guide explains how to use it.
Discovery Service

Article Databases etc.

How to Search for Journal Articles

How to Search Journal Articles[pdf: 1.6MB]

This guide provides how to search for journal articles.
How to Search for Journal Articles Using “Web of Science”【On-campus Access Only】

How to Use Web of Science Core Collection[pdf: 1.6MB]

This guide provides how to use “Web of Science Core Collection”.
With “Web of Science”, you can search for journal articles published in influential journals.
Web of Science Core Collection
Search for Documents of the United Nations

Search for Documents of the United Nations[pdf: 1.6MB]

This guide explains how to get documents of the UN.

Reference / Reference Management Tools

How to Confirm and Write Reference Information【On-campus Access Only】

How to Confirm and Write Reference Information_cover[pdf: 1.6MB]

This guide introduces how to confirm and write references (bibliographies).
You can also learn about citation rules.
How to Manage References with “EndNote basic”

How to Use EndNote basic[pdf: 1.4MB]

This guide introduces how to use “EndNote basic”. “EndNote basic” is one of the reference management tools.
You can manage article information and make reference list easily with “EndNote basic”.
EndNote basic

Instructions for Open Access

Instructions for Open Access:Obligation of disseminating your doctoral thesis on the Internet

オープンアクセス入門[pdf: 619KB]

This is guide for making doctoral theses and academic articles available on the Internet.