The purpose of this report is investigating online access situation of the foreign journals subscribed in the Japanese nursing libraries. The authors also consider the countermeasures to the issues of accessing to online journals. The 200 foreign journals held in many libraries, are selected from Kango Zasshi Sogo Mokuroku 2000, the union catalog of serials in the Japan Nursing Library Association. This investigation showed that 87% of the objects are served as online journals. Moreover, in the process of investigation, it turns out that the online journals are offered through a complicated distribution channels, such as the publishers or aggregation services. The authors propose Japanese nursing libraries to begin the information exchange of the publishers or aggregation services of online journals as a part of the mutual cooperation.