How to Use My J-STAGE

How to Use My J-STAGE

You can save favorite publications, articles, search profiles at My J-STAGE, and activate them when necessary. The service is free of charge to all users.

1. Start Using My J-STAGE

  1. 1-1. Register for My J-STAGE

    To register for My J-STAGE, click "Register" at the My J-STAGE bar (Figure 1. [1]). Create your My J-STAGE ID, and enter your email address, secret question and answer for password recovery, and your password. J-STAGE will send you an email for confirmation. Click the URL in the mail to finalize your registration.

    Figure 1. Signing In My J-STAGE

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    For Initial Registration

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  2. 1-2. Sign in to My J-STAGE

    You can now Sign In to My J-STAGE. Enter your My J-STAGE ID and the password at the My J-STAGE bar (Figure 1. [2]). Click "Sign In" to enter the My J-STAGE Top page. OpenID login is also available.

    Figure 2. Log-in Page

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  3. 1-3. Forgot Password?

    Click "Forgot your ID/password?" if you forgot your My J-STAGE ID/password (Figure 2.). You will be prompted to enter your email address. Answer your secret question, and you will receive your password via an email shortly.


2. How to Use My J-STAGE

  1. 2-1. Edit UserInfo, Edit Screen

    Click "Edit Profile" to change your email address and/or password, the setting for email sending (Figure 3. ).

    Figure 3.

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  2. 2-2. Sign out

    Click "Sign Out" to sign out from My J-STAGE (Figure 3.[1]).

  3. 2-3. Favorite Search Profiles

    You can add your search query as a Favorite Search Profile after your search. Titles of registered Search Profiles are shown (Figure 4.). To register or delete a profile, follow the instruction of 3-1 . Maximum of five profiles can be registered.

    Figure 4. Favorite Search Profiles

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  4. 2-4. Favorite Articles

    You can add any article(s) as a Favorite Article. You can view the registered articles on the screen shown in Figure 5. To register or delete an article, follow the instruction of 3-2.

    Figure 5. Favorite Articles

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  5. 2-5. Favorite Publications

    You can add a publication as a Favorite Publication. You can view the Titles of registered Publications on the screen shown in Figure 6.
    To register or delete a publication, follow the instruction of 3-3.
    Search only those publications registered in My J-STAGE is available.

    Figure 6. Favorite Publications

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  6. 2-6. News Alert

    If you register an News Alert of a journal, you will be alerted via an email whenever a news or an announcement is released about a journal.
    To register or delete an Alert, follow the instruction of 3-3.

  7. 2-7. New Issue Alert

    If you register an New Issue Alert of a journal, you will be alerted via an email whenever a new issue is uploaded to J-STAGE.
    To register or delete an Alert, follow the instruction of 3-3.

  8. 2-8. Citation Alert

    You will be notified by an email if the article you register is cited.
    To register or delete an article for/from "Citation Alert", follow the instruction of 3-2.

  9. 2-9. Additional Info Alert

    You will be notified by an email when new information (correction etc.) is added to the article you register.
    To register or delete an article for/from "Authentication Alert", follow the instruction of 3-2.

  10. 2-10. Authentication Alert (Free Access Alert)

    You will be notified by an email when the article you register which requires subscription changes into free-access paper.
    To register or delete an article for/from "Authentication Alert", follow the instruction of 3-2.


3. How to Register Search Profiles, Articles, Alerts, Subscriber Number/Password, and Citation Alerts at My J-STAGE

  1. 3-1. Add/Delete "Favorite Search Profiles"
    1. (1) Add to "Favorite Search Profiles"

      Click the "Add to Favorate Search Profiles" link on the Search Results page (Figure 7.[1]).

      Figure 7.

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    2. (2) Delete "Favorite Search Profile"

      Click "Favorite Search Profile" tab on the ”Manage Favorites” screen, then press "Delete" button.

  2. 3-2. Add/Delete "Favorite Articles", "Alerts for the articles"
    1. (1) Add to "Favorite Articles"

      Click "Add to Favorites"(Figure 8.[1]) which is displayed in the Article Tools on the article page. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.

      Figure 8.

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    2. (2) Add Alerts

      Click Alerts icon you’d like to receive on the article page. You can also get the alerts by checking the box for them on “Manage Favorites”. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.

    3. (3) Remove Favorite Articles / Alerts for articles setting

      On the “Manage Settings” screen, check off the box of the alerts setting you want to remove. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.

  3. 3-3. Add/Delete "Favorite Publications", "Alerts for the publications"
    1. (1) Add to "Favorite Publications"

      Click "Add to Favorites" which is displayed in the Journal Tools on the journal’s top page. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.

      Figure 9

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    2. (2) Add Alerts for publications

      Click Alerts icon you’d like to receive on the journal’s top page. You can also get the alerts by checking the box for them on “Manage Favorites”. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.

    3. (3) Remove Favorite Publications / Alerts for publications setting

      On the “Manage Settings” screen, check off the box of the alerts setting you want to remove. Press “Update” button to reflect the change.