HOW TO SEARCH FOR JAPANESE PARTNER(S)
IN COCHRANE COLLABORATION
Ver.1.0, 14 Feb. 1996
There are several ways of searching for
Japanese partner(s)/counterpart(s) in each CRG, etc.
Use English bibliographic databases
MEDLINE, EMBASE, LCMARC, JICST-E, etc.
contain papers written by Japanese authors.
To search/find Japanese in each topic,
limit search to: (1) authorŐs institution in Japan,
or (2) language used is Japanese.
Use personnel databases of Japanese researchers
There are two --
RES (Directory of Japanese Researchers) developed by
(National Center for Science Information System)
available through the NACSIS-IR
(NACSIS Information Retrieval Services).
This directory contains a list of about 120,000
individuals mainly in universities
in all science fields in Japan
with descriptions of their research subjects,
You may need an ID number and accounting system
before you can make full use of this.
Please contact NACSIS directly
(User Support Section II).
"Researchers' Directory" developed
by JRDC (Research Development Corporation of Japan).
This directory contains a list of about 4,700
individuals in national research institutes.
Use the "JAPANESE WANTED" system
in the NIFTY-Serve (Japanese counterpart of COMPU-Serve)
A special discussion group for Cochrane Collaboration opened
since 27 October 1995 in the FDRUG (Forum for Drug)
of the NIFTYSERVE.
You may send a short message to Dr. K.Tsutani (
Chairman of JANCOC,
who will forward the message to the "JAPANESE-WANTED"
discussion group of FDRUG.
Interested Japanese experts/institutions will respond
to your message directly.
Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology, MRI, TMDU,
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