Appl Entomol Zool 2016;51:1-10. Epub 2016 Jan 11.
Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, 305-8566 Japan ; Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-0033 Japan ; Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, 305-8572 Japan.
Here I present an overview of entomological journals and publishing in Japan, thereby providing a convenient portal to the valuable scientific resources for the world's entomological researchers and scientific communities. Currently, except for several international journals published fully in English such as and , many entomological and entomology-related journals in Japan are not indexed by major scientific databases like Web of Science, and therefore they are neither conveniently recognizable nor accessible for the world's entomological communities. However, I point out that many of the contents of such journals are freely available via Japan's public platforms for electronic scientific literature, Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic (J-stage) or Citation Information by National Institute of Informatics (CiNii). Read More