FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
  • 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.

    Please visit the following site to see the publisher contact information
  • 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.
    Please make sure that My J-STAGE ID and the subscriber ID required for viewing articles are different.
    If you forget the password, you can reissue it from the "Login Forgot ID / Password?" button on the login screen.
    For reissue, you need an e-mail address and an answer to the secret question set when you registared.
    If you forget the secret answer, you can not reissue your password.

    Please see My J-STAGE Help at the following site for more details.
  • There are missing articles and data errors. How can I request these corrections?
    Please contact the publisher to ask for the corrections.

    Please visit the following site to see the publisher contact information.
  • How can I see a paper which requires authentication?
    How can I subscribe to a PPV (Paper View) journal?
    The content provided on J-STAGE consists of free papers which everyone can view for free and papers with access control. Also, there are papers you can purchase by PPV(pay per view) basis.
    Please contact the publishers directly to ask ID and password for viewing papers with access control.
    To purchase a paper of a PPV journal, please add to the cart and pay with a credit card.

    Please make sure that My J-STAGE ID and the subscriber ID required for viewing articles are different.

    Please visit here to see the publisher contact information.
  • Are any English or other language versions of Japanese papers available?
    Please contact the publisher directly for subscription and contents.

    Please visit the following site to see the publisher contact information.
  • How can I ask permission to reprint or cite a paper published on J-STAGE?
    Please check "Using J-STAGE registered materials" at the following site.

    Please see "J-STAGE Reading Agreement" at the following site as well.

    Please contact the publishers directly to ask about subscription and license.

    Please visit the following site to see the publisher contact information.
  • 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. We may not give permission to link from sites for commercial use, presenting a risk of infringing copyright and others which are considered inappropriate.

    Please see here for more details.
  • 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.

    Please see "J-STAGE Registration / Open Standard" at the following site.
  • I forgot my ID and password for subscriber authentication.
    Please contact the publishers directly to ask the ID and pasword for subscriber authentication.
    Please make sure that My J-STAGE ID and the subscriber ID required for viewing articles are different.

    Please visit the following site to see the publisher contact information.
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