Tightly organized series of English-language newspapers, books and magazines reporting on developments in East and South-East Asia 1900 to the early 1950s, concentrating on the lead to WWII.
A set of antiquarian book catalogs sent out to customers by Shigeo Sorimachi, founder of the antiquarian bookstore Kōbunsō. Available from within JapanKnowledge Lib (click on login)..
Collection of biographies of historical figures in Japan edited by the Nihon Rekishi Gakkai (The Society of Japanese history). Contains 270 volumes/persons from ancient to contemporary times within a wide range of areas such as politics, economics, literature, religion and art. Accessible from within JapanKnowledge Lib (click on login).
All editions of this important pro-communist newspaper (Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Hankou, Hong Kong, Guilin) are included. Full-text search; results are available in snippets or full page pdf.
Provides access to online reproductions of rare books and manuscripts held at the Arcadian Library. These are important primary sources for the history, transmission, and reception of early science and medicine in the Middle East and Europe. Texts cover such topics as medicine, natural history, travel, astronomy, and philosophy.
Database of physics, chemistry and materials science research at nanoscale. Includes journals, books, and open access content. Browse by structure, materials, techniques, properties, applications, and societal issues.
The online, virtual concert venue of the Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker), which offers live-streamed concert broadcasts from the Philharmonie in Berlin, a voluminous archive of past concerts ranging from 1966 to just a couple of weeks ago, and music-related documentaries and interviews.
Digital library of public-domain scores, sheet music, and performance parts of standard and less common classical repertoire for piano, organ, guitar, chamber ensemble, orchestra, voice, and chorus, including vocal scores of complete operas, oratorios, and cantatas.
Provides the records of The Stationers’ Company Archive dating from 1554 to the 20th century. The Stationers’ Company was a key agent in the process by which the book trade was regulated and monitored and thus it is widely regarded as one of the most important sources for studying the history of the book, publishing history, the history of copyright and the workings of an early London Livery Company.