Book (and more) search

HOLLIS+: a new research tool that allows you to search Books and Articles together, and more.

Worldcat including 国会図書館、早稲田、慶応大学 ID

HathiTrust Digital Library: digital contents from over 50 institutions totalling over 7.9 million volumes are preserved and searchable.

NDL-OPAC国立国会図書館蔵書検索: National Diet Library's main search portal for its vast collection including over 150,000 volumes of digital books.

NDL Search a search portal of National Diet Library, which aims to be an access point for multi-format materials in public libraries, archives, museums, academic research institutions and NDL.


e読書.jp Launched in April 2012, the site allows to search one million books in both print and digital.

国文学研究資料館古典籍総合目録 : Union Catalog of Early Japanese Books including holdings of European and US libraries.

Union Catalogue of Early Japanese Books in Europe 欧州所在日本古書総目録

Directory of North American Collections of Old and Rare Japanese Books, Other Print Materials, and Manuscripts 北米日本古典籍所蔵機関ディレクトリ

全國漢籍データベース Union Catalog of Chinese Classic Books held in Japan

日本漢文文献目録データベース Over 45,000 records and growing. Maintained by Nisho gakusha daigaku.



Japanese dissertations 博士論文 National Diet Library porvides 14, 000 dissertations in full-text online, and 140,000 bibliographic records of disseratations submitted 1991-2000.  

博士論文書誌データベース Doctoral Dissertation bibliographic database maintained by NII


Dissertation and Thesis full text (UMI) ID

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.6 million theses and dissertations.


出版社・新聞社リンク集 Links to Japanese publishers

大学出版部協会 University Publishers in Japan

八木書店 The site allows full-text search on its publications.

Rare Books 古典籍

早稲田大学 古典籍総合データベース



龍谷大学電子図書館 370 titles including extensive Shin Buddhism texts and Nara ehon. 

愛媛大学鈴鹿文庫 Extensive collection on Shinto and Japanese history books and manuscripts.


同志社大学 小室・沢辺紀念文庫 『往生要集』『海表異聞』など

京都府総合資料館 Rare Books data base 200 titles including pictuire scrolls and prints. 


デジタル奈良絵本 リンク集 藤原重雄


Les Nara ehon de la BnF (Nara ehon of French National Library) 27 titles held by BnF are viewable.

Ehon: The Artist and the Book in Japan from the Spencer Collection in New York Public Library



東方學デジタル圖書  (京都大学人文研究所蔵中国古典籍のデジタル化 Digitized Chinese Classics)