Records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide in Western languages. Includes chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, etc.
Japanese scholarly journal index. It includes National Diet Library Zasshi Kiji Sakuin (journal article index), thesis, research bulletins, and academic societies’ papers. A large number of full texts are available mostly in science, technology, and medicine.
Bibliographic database of books and journals held in Japanese academic and research libraries. Provides information not only on current publications but also on rare books, foreign books, CDs, and DVDs.
Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies.
Indexes more than 50 million articles from 8,500 Japanese language journals. Updated weekly. Covers humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
Biographical information on hundreds of thousands of historical and contemporary people. Entries link to data in MagazinePlus.
Indexes to 2,000,000 articles from 400 popular journals in Japanese. Updated monthly.
Reference collection including encyclopedias, an economic weekly journal, maps, people in the news, etc. Includes access to the Jitsu, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten (Nikkoku Online) and Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei dictionaries.
English newspaper in Japan since 1897. Archive includes the Japan Times only, not the back issues of the newspapers it merged with along its history (1918: The Japan Mail , 1940: The Japan Advertiser and The Japan Chronicle).
Well-informed, but controversial newspaper founded and based in Kobe, tracing Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence onto the world stage. Includes the weekly Commercial Supplement.
The Mainichi Shimbun is the one of 3 major Japanese newspapers and the oldest daily newspaper. Provides the following: Mainichi Shimbun (1872+); Weekly Economist (1989+; images in reduced size edition is available from 1989-1999); and The Mainichi (English) (2008+). Can also browse today’s news and breaking news.
Fully searchable newspaper database containing all non-copyrighted articles from Asahi shinbun since 1879. In addition, it includes Aera, Shukan Asahi and Chiezo.
Online version of the Yomiuri Shinbun containing searchable newspaper articles from 1874 through 1989 in image format, and from 1986 in full text. Also included is a Who's who of 26,000 people and the English-language Daily Yomiuri since 1989.
The three Gunsho ruijū series, published between 1793 and 1909, consist of 3,750 works covering law, politics, economics, education, ethics, regional studies, history, literature, art, music, culture and entertainment. Searchable using modern characters. For more information, see the East Asian Library website.
Searchable collection of Japanese traditional poetry.
Includes Japanese literary works translated into other languages mainly from the end of World War II to the 1990s and is searchable by author, original title, translator, and other keywords.
A graphic magazine of Japanese manners and customs. Contains illustrations, photographs, and cartoons that describe Japanese cultural life during the Meiji and Taisho periods. Covers the complete issues of Fuzoku gaho including special issues.
One of the largest journals originally published by Hakubunkan from the Meiji to Showa periods (1895 to 1928). Covers comprehensive fields including history, art, science, literature, literary criticism, politics, economics, etc. with approximately 6,500 contributors.
A literary magazine published in 1895 integrating with several journals and run until 1933. Bungei Kurabu contains many literary works by Izumi Kyoka, Ozaki Koyo, Tayama Katai, Yamada Bimyo, Higuchi Ichiyo etc. as well as theaters, rakugo, and kodan. This database covers Meiji-hen from 1895 to 1912.
Provides international demographic, macro-economic and marketing statistics for 210 countries. Covers economic indicators, population trends, consumer and lifestyle information, country infrastructure, environment and more.
Combines a highly annotated database providing detailed analyses of writings on musical history and culture with links to two searchable, full-text collections of over 165 rare music magazines and journals dating between 1760 and 1966.
A collection of manuscripts by modern writers involved with Takita Choin, the chief editor of Chuō Korōn.
Worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. Anthropology Plus combines Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK.
An important resource containing indexing and/or full-text to hundreds of art, archaeology, architecture, design, media and related journals and books in English and Western European languages, as well as art reproductions and images. Incorporates the H.W. Wilson databases--Art Index, Art Abstracts, Art Full Text, Art Index Retrospective—as well as Art & Architecture Complete and Art Source.
Database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. As the exclusive licensee for the region's most prestigious research institutions, Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 55 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.
Citations and many full-text articles from religion and theology journals.
Journal of modern Japanese art and modern culture, not exclusively focused on the art of Japan, but also treating Western art. Index searchable by keyword. Accessible within the JapanKnowledge Lib (click on login).
Full text reference works from Cambridge University Press in history and other fields.
Full-text of many major national and regional newspapers, including the full-text of the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and the Nikkei Weekly. Some titles are abstracted only. Includes selected full-text and abstracts of many industry and general interest publications. For non-English, choose appropriate language.
Translation service of the U.S. Government, usually attributed to the Central Intelligence Agency. It covered political, military, economic, environmental and sociological news and commentary, as well as scientific and technical information.
British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952.
Citations and abstracts to articles in multiple languages in the humanities and social sciences. Online version of Bulletin Signaletique, published by the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.).
Major source for the study of women's history in the world, especially feminism and the movement for women's rights. The collection includes the full text of books, pamphlets and periodicals spanning four centuries and 15 languages.
Indexes books and journal articles on the history of the world (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
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).
Japanese language newspaper published in Korea during the Occupation Period. Access is by date only.
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)..
Digital edition of the Goldsmiths'-Kress collections of books on that document economic and business activity in the West, from 1450 to 1945. Materials include books, pamphlets and ephemera and cover a broad range of topics in political science, history, sociology, and banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing.
English-language multidisciplinary archives containing diaries, sketches, travel journals, scrapbooks, publications and correspondence of the polymath and collector Morse, known for his work in natural history (zoology, evolution, astronomy, methodology), ethnography (material culture, music, games, printing, Ainu, religion) and art history (including archaeology, architecture) bridging Japan and America from the 1880s to the 1920s.
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, language, and linguistics.
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.
Comprehensive database of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; case law from 1789 to present; current and historical statutes and regulations from 1980 forward. Provides full text of many major global, national, and regional newspapers.
Pay-per-use online business information database, with newspaper and some journal articles, as well as pertinent information on companies, businessmen, and statistics, etc.
Citations to articles, books, reports, and select government documents on U.S. and international public policy issue. Generally considered to be a comprehensive index to policy literature.
Index to millions of articles published in 4,547 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. Includes the collections, British Periodicals and Periodicals Archive Online I-V, which provide searchable full-text and page images of hundreds of periodicals, primarily from the 19th century.
Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text. The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637.
Indexing and abstracting of the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied. Covers over 1,800 journals, conference papers, dissertations, and book reviews. Includes materials in 30 languages.
The issues of the Toyo Keizai Shimpo. Topics include the economic modern history in Asia, politics, diplomacy, the Constitution of Japan, media, and journalism. Available from JapanKnowledge Lib (click on login).
Foreign News Alert Service from the U.S. Government. Compiled from thousands of non-U.S. media sources, focusing especially on local media sources. Covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events.1995-2013. (For earlier years see Foreign Broadcast Information Service.)