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Maintenance information
Maintenance information
J-STAGE occasionally undergoes system maintenance. During maintenance periods, J-STAGE enters maintenance mode. Many features of the website are still available in maintenance mode, such as searching and browsing articles and reading static J-STAGE webpages. However, some functions are not available (see below for more details).
You can keep up to date on current and scheduled maintenance by visiting this page and by following J-STAGE on Twitter (external website)(外部サイト).

November , 2022
November 17, 2022
Due to a scheduled maintenance, J-STAGE will enter the maintenance mode from 0:00 to 10:00 on November 26 (UTC)*. During maintenance mode, some functions are not available.
*Normal service operations will be resumed as soon as the maintenance work is completed.
November 11 2022
Due to the maintenance,following linking services will not be available on November 30 from 4:00 to 9:00 (UTC).We apologize for the inconvenience.
a)reference linking
b)cited-by linking
c)linking to J-STAGE with JOI/OpenURL

System maintenance schedule
Last Update : November 28, 2022
J-STAGE will undergo scheduled maintenance at the following times. We apologize for any inconvenience.
2022
Date
Time
Maintenance mode
Status
April 23, 2022
10:00 - 19:00(JST)
01:00 - 10:00(UTC)
Yes
finished
May 28, 2022
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
No
finished
June 25, 2022
09:00 - 19:00(JST)
00:00 - 10:00(UTC)
Yes
finished
July 30, 2022
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
No
finished
August 27, 2022
09:00 - 21:00(JST)
00:00 - 12:00(UTC)
Yes
finished
September 23, 2022
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
No
finished
October 29, 2022
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
No
finished
November 26, 2022
09:00 - 19:00(JST)
00:00 - 10:00(UTC)
Yes
finished
December 24, 2022
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
2023
January 28, 2023
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
February 25, 2023
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
March 25, 2023
10:00 - 17:00(JST)
01:00 - 08:00(UTC)
Please note the schedule is subject to change.

Functions that cannot be used during maintenance mode

When J-STAGE enters maintenance mode, a message is displayed in the header of each page and "Maintenance mode" is displayed below the J-STAGE logo. The following functions are not available:

1. My J-STAGE

  All functions of My J-STAGE are unavailable in maintenance mode.

  a) Signing in to My J-STAGE

   You will not be able to sign in to My J-STAGE during maintenance periods. If you are using J-STAGE while signed in to My J-STAGE, you will be automatically signed out when maintenance starts.



  b) Managing favorites and alerts

   You will not be able to add or edit new favorites and alerts during maintenance periods.



  c) Applying your favorite search

   In maintenance mode, "Apply your favorite search" will not be displayed on the advanced search page.




2. Purchasing articles

  Pay-per-view (PPV) articles cannot be purchased during maintenance periods. However, you can browse PPV articles that you have already purchased.




3. Viewing articles with authentication

  When J-STAGE is in maintenance mode, you cannot view articles that require authentication by subscription number.





During maintenance periods, the following screen will be displayed if you try to access an authenticated article directly by specifying the URL.




4. Accessing COUNTER reports

  COUNTER reports are not available in maintenance mode. The following screen will be displayed.




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