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How to Interpret Search Results

When using the search scope "Library Catalog and E-Resources"

The search results are shown as below.

  • If any database,licensed to Keio University, matches the search terms, it may be displayed on top.

①Available Online

This is a digital edition. Click Available Online for the link .


②Available at <Library Name><Location><Call Number>

This is a print edition. The location of one of the copies of the title is displayed. When Available at is shown, it means at least a copy is available among Media Centers.

When Not Available is shown, it means all copies of the title are unavailable for some reasons such as on loan. You may place a request for the item currently on loan.  Please refer to the Request web page for details.

When xx versions found. See all versions is shown instead of location information, it means the title has variant editions. Click the link to view the records. Please refer to How to Interpret Each Record as well. 

When using the search scope "Articles" to perform a search against "All Items"

① No Online Access/Check for available services

If the article is not available online, you will be navigated to another options to obtain the article.

② Available Online

Click link to access the digital edition of the article.

In either case, we suggest looking up the webpage How to Interpret Each Record.

Changing number of search results per page

You may set the number of search results per page (10 or 20 or 50; 10 by default) by clicking the expand icon next to the total results count that appears at the top of the page. When signed in, KOSMOS saves this setting between sessions. When not signed in, this setting is kept only for the current session.

This setting is also available by clicking the maximum number of search results per page at the bottoms of the page. Click each page number to view another page.

Sorting search results

Search results may be sorted by relevance,date either in ascending or descending order, and title.

Select Individual/All Search Results

Select individual search results

①Select search results individually by clicking corresponding check boxes, then choose option to perform against the selected records.

Select all search results on the page or top 50 results

①Click check box on the upper left to select all results on the page. ②There is also a button to choose top 50 results at once. ③After selecting records, choose option to perform against them.

Options available

The following options are available. Please refer to Adding and Managing Favorites for details.​

  • EXPORT TO EXCEL *Unavailable for the mobile version
  • EXPORT BIBTEX *Unavailable for the mobile version
  • EXPORT RIS *Unavailable for the mobile version
  • REFWORKS *Only available for users enrolled at Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus
  • PRINT 
  • E-MAIL

Note on OpenAccessPDF(Unpaywall) Link

You may see a "OpenAccessPDF(Unpaywall)" Link in the search results when you use "Search Articles" or "Search All" (see the figure below). This is a link where you can get the full text, which is available for free on the Internet through the Unpaywall. Please keep in mind that the full-text PDF file downloaded from the link may or may not be the final edition.

To obtain the officially published article, click on the title to open the detail view, and refer to the HELP, such as View online and "Get It" section.