Online databases for the study of Japan. Includes bibliographical and full-text databases, mostly in Japanese.
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Citation Information by NII (CiNii) is a component part of GeNii (Global environment for networked intellectual information).
- NDL's Zasshi kiji sakuin
Zasshi kiji sakuin indexes 15,484 periodicals (9,572 current titles and 5,912 ceased titles) published in Japan since World War II. Possible to create RSS feeds for tables of contents for journals indexed by NDL.
- Zasshi kiji sakuin shūsei dētabēsu
Combines content also available in other Zasshi Kiji Sakuin databases with indices of journals published in the Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa periods; also indexes minor journals published in local prefectures and cities.
- Japanese Reference Materials for Japanese Cinema
Authored by Aaron Gerow, it presents some of the major materials with minimal annotation, with a focus on materials available at Yale. It also offers links to online resources. Note, if Duke holds the item, the call number will be the same as Yale's.
- Film & Video Resources at Lilly Library
Authored by Danette Pachtner, it includes information on finding films, checking out films and more.
Indexes over 1,740,000 books published in Japan from 1926 to the present. Content summaries and tables of contents are provided for books (including novels) published after 1986.
Includes CiNii, Webcat Plus, Kaken, and Academic Research Database Repository. Also provides access to ReaD, JREC-IN, and Academic Information Resources at Universities.
- Japanese Literature -- translations
Covers Japanese literary works translated into ot sixty-six different languages mainly from the end of World War II to the present.
Online catalog for the National Diet Library; Also provides access to union list of newspaper holdings in Japan.
- Tokyo Metropolitan Library
Catalog also provides access to a searchable database of 8000 ukiyoe owned by the library and 646 pictures of Edo castle. 東京資料サーチ finds articles related to Tokyo published in 100 national, scholarly, and local journals between 1993 and 2003.
- Webcat Plus
Union catalog of the holdings of Japanese academic institutions supported by the The National Institute of Informatics in Japan. It includes about 2.5 million titles, including materials published before 1868.