The Library provides access to the following databases.
Please ask the Library staff in using these databases.
- Japan Knowledge
Provides full articles from the “Encyclopedia of Japan” and other basic encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Also contains the full texts of “Toyo Bunko”
- Bibliography of Asian Studies Online
Contains more than 500,000 records on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Western-language monographs, articles, and book chapeters can be searched for.
- CiNii Articles
Enables to search academic journals and research bulletins in Japan, and grants access to the full texts of papers.
The following items are also available on the Internet:
- NDL Search (National Diet Library Search)
Provides access to books, articles, papers and digital materials held at the National Diet Library and other libraries in Japan.
- Japanese Literature in Translation Search
Covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages.
Online databases of Artst-in-Residence programs in Japan.
- Performing Arts Network Japan
Provides information about the performing arts scene in Japan.
* Databases on newspaper articles and persons are searched by the Library staff.
- Electronic Journals
24 titles of English jounals can be accessed online within the Library.
*For access from the outside, only the title list is available.
The Japan Foundation
Tel: +81-(0)3-5369-6086 Fax: +81-(0)3-5369-6048
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