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Promoting the Cyber Science Infrastructure

NII advances the formation and operation of the CSI, a state-of-the-art academic information infrastructure. Through these efforts, the entire research organization - comprising the Organization for Scientific Network Operations and Coordination and the Organization for Scientific Resources Operations and Coordination, that which plan and manage partnerships and cooperation with universities and other institutions throughout Japan; the Cyber Science Infrastructure development Department, that which handles development and operation of information systems; and the research centers that promote researcher participation and incorporation of the results of research - contributes to the academic community.

Content Services and Softwares


NII provides platforms and portal services that effectively implement content formation, search and usage in order to galvanize and distribute information on social and public activities including those on academic, cultural and educational themes


Cyber Science Infrastructure


Services that comprehensively provide academic content compiled through collaboration among university libraries, academic societies and researchers; e.g., CiNii (NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) and KAKEN (Database of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research)

Services aimed at the entire academic community; e.g., Science Information NETwork (SINET), Catalog Information Service (NACSIS-CAT/ILL), Institutional Repositories Program (IRP) and Academic Access Management Federation (GakuNin)


System Operation information