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Japanese Studies: Japanese Libraries

Free Electronic resources for the Study of Japan

Japanese Studies Research Guide

Doing Research in Japan - Using Libraries

NCC's online guide to using Japanese institutions for research.
"Selected Libraries in Japan," part IV of A Guide to Reference Books for Japanese Studies, 1997.
Call Number: EA Ref: DS806 .G85 1997
Provides a brief description including speciality, hours, what is needed to get in (and cost), address and phone number.
Jinbutsu kinenkan jiten 人物記念館事典
Call Number: EA Ref: AM77 .A2 S556 2002
Organized by focus (v.1-literature and history, v.2-art) and then region. After a description of its collections, and its exhibitions, it lists publications and basic information (phone, fax, url, e-mail, entrance fees, holidays).
Rekishi hakubutsukan jiten 歴史博物館事典
Call Number: EA Ref: AM77 .A2 R45 1999
A directory for historical museums and their collections in Japan.
Japan Art Documentation Society
Includes links to art libraries and museums.