I would like to submit a paper to a journal published on J-STAGE. Do you recruit peer reviewers?
The submission process and standards of each journal on J-STAGE are managed by the publisher.
Before submission, please check the submission guidelines from the [submission] menu on the top page of the journal.
Please contact the publisher directly about submission, publishing and peer review process of each journal of J-STAGE.
What is the COUNTER statistics report? How do I refer to the report?
COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources), launched in 2002, is an international initiative to improve the reliability of online usage statistics.
Please visit here for more details and to see the journal list providing COUNTER report.
I can not login to My J-STAGE.
If you manually enter a password, there is a possibility of typing mistakes.
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My J-STAGE's account has been locked.
It will be locked out if login fails multiple times. In that case, it will be automatically awaked after 30 minutes, please try after a while.
There are missing articles and data errors. How can I request these corrections?
Please contact the publisher to ask for the corrections.
How can I see an article which requires authentication?
How can I purchase a pay per view(PPV) article?
On J-STAGE, there is an article that anyone can view for free and an article with authentication . Also, there is an article you can purchase on PPV basis.
Please contact the publishers directly to ask ID and password for viewing the article with authentication.
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Are any English or other language versions of Japanese papers available?
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How can I get permission to link to the top page of the journal or a paper published on J-STAGE?
You are welcome to link to the followings: i) the top page of J-STAGE, ii) the top Page of each journal or iii) an abstract page of a paper.
Please let us know when you add a link.
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I would like to know the content policy (type of paper, fields of researh etc.) of J-STAGE.
J-STAGE is a platform of e-journal publishing for academic societies (science and technology, including social sciences / humanities) in Japan.
It contains scientific publications (including ones related to humanities and social sciences) such as journals published by academic societies, proceedings and so on.