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Japanese Studies: Information about Books, Journals and Government Publications

Free Electronic resources for the Study of Japan

Information about books and journals

Books.or.jp 
Includes 770,000 titles which can be searched by author, title, and/or publisher.  There is an advanced screen which includes ISBN and differentiates between the book's title and the series title. Entries include basic information including author and title in katakana, ISBN, price, size, no. of pages, publisher, and month/year of publication.  Sponsored by the Japan Book Publishers Association.

BookWebPro
Searchable database through Kinokuniya Company.   Books can be searched by author, title, publisher or ISBN.  Entries provide a brief description of the book, often including the table of contents, as well as information on the author.

Information about Government Publications

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