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Research Help

In this section you'll find information on how to use OPAC, search for materials such as newspapers and journals, and use databases.
Click on the links below to download instructional guides in PDF.

Searching OPAC

Searching for Materials

Job Hunting

Submitting Reports and Research Papers

Searching the Collaborative Reference Database

The Collaborative Reference Database (CRD) is a database for research being constructed by the National Diet Library in cooperation with libraries throughout Japan. The Kindai University Central Library has records of over 6,000 user inquiries and classwork-related searches carried out at the library.
There's a good chance you'll find the answers to your questions here.

  • Some of the linked materials or pages are only in Japanese.
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