Guidelines for Elsevier’s e-journal PPV Service: Fee Support for Graduate Students
When using the Elsevier’s e-journal PPV Service there is a usage fee of 1000 yen per-paper for Elsevier e-journals and so on, yet it is fully subsidized when implemented by Osaka University Library. Graduate students will be able to use the PPV service free of charge up to 10 time per year.
This service is for graduate students enrolled at OSIPP (you cannot apply while absent from school).
Number of Uses
PPV access is limited in each year to 10 times per person (equivalent to 10,000 yen)
How to Register / Start the Grant
Applicants who wish to receive a subsidy should fill out the form “PPV (Pay Per View) Application Form (Only in Japanese)「PPV(Pay Per View)利用申請書」” with “Name,” “Affiliation,” “Status / Grade,” “Osaka University Personal ID,” and the “E-mail registered on Elsevier’s site (ScienceDirect)” and submit this to their supervisor. The supervisor will fill out the usage expenses, etc., stamp and return it to the student for them to submit to the “Library-Electronic Contents Section” (Toyonaka Campus) 「総合図書館 電子コンテンツ担当 (豊中キャンパス) 」. After registering at the library, you will be notified that registration has been completed.
How to Use
Log in to Elsevier’s website (ScienceDirect) with your registered account, select a group (Osaka University, Prepaid) for using prepaid PPV (for details, please refer to the link “ How to use (Elsevier e-journal etc.) Pay Per View ” 「Elsevier社電子ジャーナル等の前払いPPV (Pay Per View ) 利用方法」only in Japanese ). ).
The number of uses per student is subject to the subsidy (up to 10 PPV) and students are responsible for managing their usage.