Journal Article and Paper Search

CiNii Articles ID Japanese academic journal search portal with links to digital contents when available; Refworks compatible.

CiNii 本文収録刊行物ディレクトリー This site provides full tables of contents for journals included in CiNii, with links to the contents when available.

日本語学術雑誌情報源ナビ目次サイト、記事索引・抄録、全文情報データベース Japanese Journal Resources Navigator : TOCs, Indexes, Abstracts, & Full Text

J-STAGE Operated by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Humanities titles are growing as well. 2,692,280 articles are available as of October 15th, 2015.

Zasshi kiji sakuin shūsei dētabēsu 雑誌記事索引集成データベース ID Covers early Meiji to present, citation only. 

Web Oya-Bunko ID Index to the Oya Soichi magazine collection, with many popular titles dating back to the early Meji period. Over 5.8 million entries. 

東洋学文献類目 Bibliography of Oriental Studies Monographs and journal articles on East Asian studies in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Western-languages.

Prange Database 占領期雑誌新聞記事データベース Covers 1945-1949, citation only. Yenching library holds full sets of newspapers and journals in microform.

DOAJ-Directory of Open Access Journals

Arts and Humanities Citation Index: Web of Knowledge ID 

Bibliography of Asian Studies ID


Project MUSE ID

E-Research @ Harvard ID

ProQuest ID Full texts of dissertations and theses.

Google Scholar ID 

E-Journals (and more)

京都大学発行電子ジャーナル A portal for E-journals published by Kyoto University.

Cipango – French Journal of Japanese Studies. English Selection  Vol. 1 (2012) and 2 (2013) are available.

Contemporary Japan Journal of the German Institute for Japanese Studies.

Cross-Currents East Asian History and Culture Review

Early Modern Japan: an interdisciplinary journal

East Asia Forum Based out of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, the Forum is a joint initiative of two academic research networks: the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (EABER) and the South Asian Bureau of Economic Research (SABER).

EJCJS (Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies)

International Inoue Enryo Research 『国際井上円了研究』

Japan Echo

Japan Focus Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus.

Japan Forum Official journal of the British Association for Japanese Studies.

Japan Review (1990-present) published by Nichibunken.

Japanese Studies  Issued by the Japanese Studies Association of Australia.

Japonica Humboldtiana Yearbook of the Mori Ogai Memorial Hall, Humboldt University. Available full-text in PDF;  #1-12(1997-2008). 

Journal of Asian Studies

Les Cahiers d'Ebisu no. 3

『日本漢文学研究』 Nihon kanbungaku kenkyu

PMJS (PreModern Japanese Studies) Papers

Positions : East Asia cultures critique

Review of Japanese Culture and Society  via Project Muse

Social Science Japan Journal

Trans Asia Photography Review An international refereed journal devoted to the discussion of historic and contemporary photography from Asia. Free access online.

『東洋文庫報』 Available as .pdf from No 41 (March 2010) on.

Journals Indexed by Subject

国文学論文目録 日本文学研究論文の総合目録データベース(明治・大正・昭和・平成)


Bibliography of Japanese Sociology 日本社会学文献情報データベース
Comprehensive bibliography of scholarship on sociology published in Japan from 1945 to the present.




東洋文庫研究部 Including the Toyo Bunko Repository and Modern Asian Studies Review

東方学 (Eastern Studies) 目次一覧

ユリイカ 1996-Present

現代思想 1996-Present

Imago 1990-1996

Historical Journals

『明六雑誌』 国立国語研究所作成 第1−43号 (1874−75)

『国民之友』 国立国語研究所作成 第1−36 (1887-88)

『写真週報』 創刊号ー352号 (1938−1944)

『満州技術協会雑誌』 (1925-1941) Journal of Manchuria Technical Association

『満州建築協会雑誌』 (1924-1944) The Journal of Manchuria Architectural Association

「栄養と料理」 (1925-1988) Full image view.

『学習研究』 奈良女子大学刊 (1922-1941、1946-1961)

『伸びてゆく』 奈良女子高等師範学校刊 (1921-1927)

『家事及裁縫』 東京家事講習所刊 (1927-1944)

『醫學中央雜誌』 (1903-1989) via National Diet Library

「東洋経済新報」 「週刊東洋経済」 明治28年11月ー昭和20年12月 ( The Oriental Economist, weekly. 1895-1945) via JapanKnowledge

『演藝 畫報』(1907-1920) via Hathi Trust