Prometheus-Academic Collections - HELP

Help Contents

Outline
Item List
Search 
Detail-Search
Community List
Collection
Item
Browsing Text's File
Cooperation with TUFS Library OPAC
Cooperation with CiNii
Cooperation with Other Services
Statistics of Access

Outline

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Prometheus-Academic Collections (Prometheus) is the system to store and disseminate research and educational achievements of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Prometheus publicize following items on the Internet.

 1. Research and educational achievements (Including doctoral theses). *
 2. Historical materials. (C-DATS, SARDA, and other special book collections.)

You can check the search procedures on this page.
For the details of Prometheus, please see the following website.

  Prometheus-Academic Collections website
  http://repository.tufs.ac.jp/doc/index_e.html

* Range of listing
Items listed in Prometheus are computerized with the permissions of their authors. Please note that some articles in university bulletins or doctoral theses are not registered.
Please use TUFS Library holdings to access the unregistered articles. (TUFS OPAC

Item List

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You can see the list of items in following ways.

Listing by Author Name
You can see all the items on Prometheus sorted by name of their authors.
Put the first letter of the author's name into the box, and click "Go!" button to identify the name in the list.
Listing by Type
You can see the list of items in each type.
Click a link to display the item list of each type.
Listing by Date
You can see the list of all the items on Prometheus sorted by their publication date. (You can also set the list in reverse order.)
Choose year and date of the publication of the item from the pull-down menu, and push "Go!" button.

Listing by NDC(Nippon Decimal Classification)
You can see the list of items in each NDC.
Click NDC link to display the item list of each NDC.

Search

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You can search the whole data of Prometheus by putting search terms into the search box on the upper left side of the screen.
If you want to operate detail-search, fill out the search form on the screen.

Search Box

When you limit the search range to a specific community or collection, move to the website of the community or collection first, and search items there.
Search in a community
Search Box
Search in a collection
Search Box
Specification of Search Condition
Search Targets of Simple Search with a Keyword
The keywords will match with title, author, keyword, subject, abstract, format, publication date, publisher, article, registered file, identifier (ISSN, ISBN, language, Bibliographic ID, etc. In case the item is the historical one, Call Number and Book ID are also counted as identifier.).


Search with Alternative Notations
Prometheus search system has the equal function to TUFS OPAC.

Both lower case and upper case are available. Search in English letters is done with case ignored.

You can omit sound marks (umlaut, accent, etc.)

Sokuon (small lettered kana "っ"), yoon (small lettered kana "," "," etc.) are identified as large lettered "つ" or "や."

Long letter (Choon) is not identified as a search target. The search is done without choon.

Differently scripted kanji letters are identified as a same letter, if their meanings are the same ("國語" and "国語").
This rule is also applied to Chinese (simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese) and Korean.

Partial Match

When you want to get the result of all the materials which have the same first word, put an asterisk (*) after the word.
For example,
   will be match with selects, selector, selecting.

Exclusion of Items with Unnecessary Words

Put "-" or "NOT" before the word to exclude unnecessary items from the result. You can limit the range of your search.
For example, when you put
  or  
the combination of "training" with "cat" is excluded from your search target.

Search with Logic Operator

Following logic operators are used for combining the search conditions. Put these operators in upper case.
AND - Put AND to find all the items which have all the words combined by this operator. For example,
is match with the items which have both "cats" and "dogs."
OR - Put OR to find items which have either of the words combined by this operator. For example,
is match with the items which have either "cats"or "dogs."
NOT - Put NOT to exclude the items which have the word following this operator. For example,
is not match with the items which have the combination of "training" and "cat."
You can use several operators simultaneously by putting each operators in parentheses.

Detail-Search

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You can specify the range of your search, and combine search conditions with logic operators ("AND," "OR," "NOT").
Access the detail-search screen from the link on the left menu,
Search Box
or from the top page.
Search Box
Search Target Identify your search target from the pulldown menu.
Title When you want to search by a title, put the search term in the box.
Author When you want to search by an author, put the search term in the box.
Keyword When you want to search by a keyword, put the search term in the box.

Publisher When you want to search by a publisher, put the search term in the box.
Issued Date When you wat to search by the year of publication, put the range of the period in the boxes. (If the boxes are blank, the time range is set from "1800" to "2200" automatically.)
Description When you want to search summary, put search term in the box.
Alltext When you want to search for the whole text, put the search term in the box.

Language When you want to search by a language (titles, texts), select a language from the pulldown menu.
Local When you want to search by types, check the boxes.

Community-List

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You can see the list of communities registered to the repository system presently.
Click a link to move to the website of each community.
The name of the community, description of the community, link to the whole list, search box, list of sub-communities, copyrights statement are displayed on the website of the community.
Search Button
You can search items in the community. Metadata of belonging collections and items are your search target.

Item-List
You can see the list of items which belong to the community.

Link to the Website of the Collection
You can move to the websites of the collections which belong to the community.

Collection

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Click a link to a collection to move to the website of the collection.
The name of the collection, description of the collection, link to the item list, search box, item list are displayed on the website of the collection.
Search Button
You can search items in the collection.

Link to the Website of an Item
You can move to the information page of the item.

Item

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Click a link on the screen of the collection website to see the information of each item.
Metadata of the item and the registration file are displayed on the information page.
URI
This is the permanent identifier of the item.
Use URI to link to the specific item.

Appears in Collections Link
You can move to the website of the collection.

Show Full Item Record Button
You can move to the detailed information page of the item.
Full Item Record Page
Click "Show full item record" button to see the detailed information of the item.
All the metadata and the registered files are displayed on the screen.
Appears in Collections Link
You can move to the website of the collection.

Show Simple Item Record Button
You can move to the simplified information page of the item.

Metadata Button
You can move to the detailed information page of the metadata.
Detailed Metadata Information
You can see the detailed information page written with the metadata terms. Click "Metaname" button on the detailed information page of an item.
Appears in Collections Link
You can move to the website of the collection.

Show Simple Item Record Button
You can move to the simplified information page ot the item.

Metaname Button
You can move to the detailed information page of the item.
Relation
Some items have the list of "Relation" at the buttom of the information page.
You can see the series information of the the item. When the series information is displayed from the first, individual titles of the items will be displayed on the screen.
The related record list would be appeared with the items in C-DATS or SARDA.


Relation
Click any of the link to move to the information page of the linked item.

Browsing Text's File

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You can browse the text of the item, when the file is appeared in "Files in This Item." Click "View/Open" to browse the text's file.
The texts are basically registered in DjVu or PDF file forms. Download the following free browser plug-ins to use the files.
 ・DjVu: DjVu Viewer plug-in
   http://www.celartem.com/en/download/djvu.asp
 ・PDF file: Adobe Reader
   http://www.adobe.com/

You can check the list of the historical materials whose visual iamges of the whole text are available on the Internet here[Books linked full page images ].

Cooperation with TUFS Library OPAC (Online Catalogue)

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Original copy of book form historical materials and doctoral theses (materials which have Call Number and Book ID) are held in TUFS Library.
[Reference to Location of Book]button will be appeared below the "Files in This Item." Click the button and the detailed information page of OPAC will be appeared in a new window.
You can check the location and the present condition of the material on the OPAC screen. Follow the directions on the screen when you want to use the original copy of the material.


Coooperation with CiNii(Nii Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator)

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CiNii is developing links with repositories provided by other istitutions. Our Prometheus began cooperation with Cinii in January 2009.
Articles in Prometheus (TUFS bulettins and articles in each communities) are available for the CiNii search. Text files of the articles are also available. Click "IRFree FullText" button to browse the text files on the Prometheus screen.
You can see whether the full text of a Prometheus article is available or not by CiNii search.
You can access "IRFree FullText" at any time from any terminal, since its access is unrestricted.
※The cooperated data are revised periodically. Search Prometheus directly to check the latest information.


Cooperation with Other Services

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Prometheus cooperates also with Google, JAIRO, OAIster and other search services in addition to CiNii.
You can search Prometheus data with each services.
※Cooperated search services other than Google are listed at the bottom of the front page.
※The cooperated data are revised periodically. Search Prometheus directly to check the latest information.


Statistics of Access

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The author of the registered areticle can see the statistics of the access to the the registered items.
Click "Access Statistics" in the "mypage" (My Dspace).
(Only full-time teachres can access My Dspace. Those teachers can access the page with your ICC account and password issued by Information Collaboration Center)
  1. Display the statistics limiting the period.
    You can download tab-deliminated data (CSV:UTF-8).
    Output format:▲= tab character

    Handle number▲item information▲access count▲download count

  2. Display the monthly count limiting the period.
    You can download tab-deliminated data (CSV:UTF-8).
    Output format:▲= tab character, □= line break

    Handle number▲"Author / Titile"▲item information□
    ▲Year▲"January"▲"February"▲"March"▲"April"▲"May"▲"June"▲"July"▲"August"▲"September"▲"October"▲"November"▲"December"▲"Total"□
    ▲"Access Count"▲January total▲February total▲March total▲April total▲May total▲June total▲July total▲August total▲September total▲October total▲November total▲December total▲Total of the year□
    ▲"Download Count"▲January total▲February total▲March total▲April total▲May total▲June total▲July total▲August total▲September total▲October total▲November total▲December total▲Total of the year□