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How to use the database directly from off-campus?

 How to use the database directly from off-campus?

For some databases, you can use the database directly without using the Authentication GW service or SSL-VPN Gateway service.

In the case of Elsevier Group

1) Scopus

Remote access is possible by the domain name of the email address. (Self-Managed Remote Access) You can register for remote access from an e-mail address that has the University of Tokyo domain information. Please refer to https://www.elsevier.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/1006919/Scopus_RemoteAccess_Domain_202004.pdf →The following can be done from off-campus.  Enter your e-mail address with the University of Tokyo domain information.  Register as a user on the registration screen. When the completion screen is displayed, your registration is complete.

2) Engineering village

After registering in 1), search for "engineering village" on Google Scholar, etc., and click "Sign in" on the top right. Click "Sign in" in the upper right corner, and use the e-mail address and PW you registered in 1) to access the site from outside the university.

3) Science Direct

After registering in 1), search for Science Direct on Google Scholar, etc. Click "Sign in" in the upper right corner, and use the e-mail address and PW you registered in 1) to access the site from off-campus.

(4) Mendeley

How to register as a user  1. Go to http://www.mendeley.com/  2. Click "Create a free account"  3. Fill in all the fields according to the screen and click "Finish"butto 4. The installation of the desktop version will start automatically.    (The email address you entered will be your login name.) When you log in to Mendeley from the campus, it will automatically become the institutional version. Since they are in the same Elsevier group, the ID and PW for 1) to 4) are the same. If you register for any of these services first, you can use the same ID and PW for the other services from off-campus. (To use Mendeley as the institutional version, access from within the university is required.)

In the case of Web of Science

You can access to Web of Science from off-campus and set up alert mail by user registration. Please see: GACoS → Manual → How to register Web of Science (After registration, you can access directly from off-campus) (Japanese) [HTML / Clarivate Analytics]. Web-of-Science-Personalization-Quick-Reference-Guide.pdf(Eng) Includes "How to access Web of Science from off campus to access Web of Science from off Campus" [PDF/Clarivate Analytics]. Please refer to and register.

In the case of SciFinder(n)

You can access from outside the University of Tokyo by registering as a user. Please refer to GACoS → Manual → SciFinder (n).

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