Searchable database of material properties including data sheets of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics, plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
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).
A collaborative digitization project, sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation which includes Chinese rare books from four libraries: the Library of Congress, Princeton University, Harvard University, and the Fu Ssu-Nien Library of the Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Freely available.
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).
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.