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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) This link opens in a new window
Humanities and social sciences articles and book chapters on East, Southeast, and South Asia, in Western languages. Publication dates: 1971 to the present.
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Modern literature, language, linguistics, and folklore journal articles and books. Citations with links to full text. Publication dates: 1926 to present
Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window
World history (except U.S. and Canada) journal articles. Historical coverage: 1450 to present. Publication dates: 1954 to present.
Book and journal holdings of university libraries and other libraries in Japan with some available in full-text.
Zassaku Plus This link opens in a new window
Citations to periodical articles published in Japanese. Publication dates: 1868 - present
Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Literary criticism and biographies of literary figures.
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Yomidasu Rekishikan (1874-present) This link opens in a new window
Archive of the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun. Meiji, Taisho & Showa Eras (1874-1989) includes scans of print layout, Heisei & Reiwa Eras (1986-) includes transcribed text, and The Japan News (1989-) searches English language version. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.
Japanese Historical Map Collection
Contains about 2,300 digitized early maps of Japan and the World from the University of California.
Japanese Text Initiative
A collaborative project to make texts of classical Japanese literature available online, from the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library
National Archives of Japan
National Archives of Japan Digital Archive provides access to the descriptions and digitized images of the historical records.
National Diet Library (Japan)
Available in Japanese and English
The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS)
The collection is comprised of daily journals, field reports, life histories, and secondary research materials collected and compiled by the research staff including 100,000 original manuscript items digitized form the US detainment of Japanese and Japanese-Americans.
Images related to Japanese culture published in museums, libraries, etc. around the world
Subjects: African Studies
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, Environmental Studies
, Languages and Literatures
, Legal Studies
, U. S. History