Citation information for articles, books and dissertations held by NDL; must select either articles or books (& journals) or dissertations. Books include holdings information for Japanese libraries. Includes links to full-text for 230,000 dissertations. Can export to Refworks, EndNote etc.
WebOya indexes periodicals held by the Ōya Sōichi bunko, a private library in Tokyo with a comprehensive collection of popular journals reflecting popular culture in Japan. Coverage dates from the Meiji era (1895?).
The Japan Times, The Japan Advertiser, The Japan Times & Mail, The Japan Times and Advertiser (Morning ed.), Japan Times and Advertiser (Evening ed.) and the Nippon Times; includes all issues March 22, 1897-.
The full-text of the Mainichi shinbun (1872 (Meiji 5)- present). Both the Tokyo and Osaka editions (1876-1942) are in pdf format until 1988 and as search terms are limited, browsing is recommended. After 1999, only html is available.
The database also includes the Mainichi Daily News (June 2008- ), Shūkan Ekonomisuto (October 1989- ), the public opinion poll conducted by Mainichi Shinbunsha (1945- ), Mainichi yoron chōsa, a chronology of 2000 major events in the twentieth century, and the company history ""Mainichi" no 3-seiki".