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NDL Services for Japanese Studies The National Diet Library (NDL) provides services in support of Japanese studies worldwide. This page provides an introduction to NDL services available to those living outside Japan as well as practical information in English for Japanese studies librarians.

English Resource Guide for Japanese Studies and Humanities in Japan Compiled by the The National Institutes for the Humanities of Japan, a collection of links to useful English websites and resources pertaining to Japanese studies and humanities in Japan.

Internet Archive

NDL Search a new search service of National Diet Library, which aims to be an access point for  public libraries, archives, museums, institutes of academic research and NDL.

EUROPEANA

World Digital Library

学術研究データベース・リポジトリ

機関リポジトリ一覧 List of Japanese Institutional Repository

地域研究資源共有化データベース、京都大学 Center for Intergrated Area Studies, Kyoto University
J-GLOBAL  Database on Japanese researchers

日本文化芸術資料公開サイト

沖縄文献情報データベース Bibliographic Information Database of Okinawa materials

Directory of Japanese Studies in the US and Canada, created and updated by Japan Foundation in early 2013

East Asian Research

国立国会図書館関西館アジア情報室: アジア情報の調べ方案内

Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo 東京大学東洋文化研究所
Besides its library collection catalogs, the site offers useful databases including Korean Genealogies 朝鮮族譜データベース , Index to Chinese Modern Literature 中国近現代文学関係雑誌記事データベース articles, and a Tibetan-Sanskrit Dictionary (Tibetan-Sanskrit 構文対照電子辞書プロジェクト).

東洋文庫研究データベース

Chinese Classics Catalog at the Toyo Bunko 東洋文庫所蔵漢籍オンライン検索
Bibliographic database of Chinese Classics held by the Toyo Bunko 東洋文庫.

Digital Silk Road The digital archive (image database) of basic references on Silk Road, including 150 rare books (54 authors : 39,408 pages) through the digitization of whole books from cover to cover.

Annual Bibliography of Oriental Studies 東洋学文献類目
Harvard-Yenching Ref (J) DS5 .T69x (1934 - )
Citation index for scholarly literature on East Asia in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Western languages. Includes journal articles and monographs. Coverage is strongest for Chinese, Japanese, and Western languages. The online version covers scholarship published since 1981 and allows author and title keyword searching. It offers two interfaces:

  • Japanese-language interface: Search terms may be entered in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, or Western languages. Please note that characters, kana, and Western-language search terms will search for those precise terms. i.e. 蒙古モンゴル, and Mongolia will retrieve different records. Please enter katakana terms with full-width katakana. Searching capability in han'gul is limited.
  • Western-language interface: Searching in Western scripts only for Western-language materials.

If you experience display problems, see the instructions for viewing Japanese web pages.

東アジア人文情報学研究センター Center for Informatics for East Asian Studies, Kyoto University 京都大学人文科学研究所作成主要データベースへの入口、全国漢籍データベース他

Links for Korean studies, compiled by Professor Kan Kimura 

Database for Books and Magazines on Modern Korea 近代朝鮮関係書籍データベース
Bibliographic database of books and magazines on Korea published in Japan between 1868 and 1945.

清末小説研究会 Back issues of newsletters 「清末小説」「清末小説から」are all available in PDF.

小川尚義・浅井恵倫 台湾資料 N Ogawa, E Asai: Formosan Collection

『三才図会』データベース 東京大学東洋文化研究所蔵、清刊本(槐蔭草堂藏板)

東京大学東洋文化研究所所蔵 アジア写真資料集成データベース

東京大学附属図書館アジア研究図書館 (U-PARL)

 

Resources for Librarians

DRF (Digital Repository Federation), Japan: Monthly Newsletter

Open Access Overview by Peter Suber   "Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder."

HL resources

RTL Shares

ABCD-Library Working Group Meetings