Databases・Electronic Journals

The Library provides access to the following databases.
Please ask the Library staff in using these databases.

Online databases of Artst-in-Residence programs in Japan.
Bibliography of Asian Studies (in-library use)
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 chapters 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.
Enables to search and browse electronic journals issued by Japanese academic institutions and other contents on the web.
Japan Knowledge (in-library use)
Provides full articles from the “Encyclopedia of Japan” and other basic encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Also contains the full texts of “Toyo Bunko”
The Japan Times Archives (in-library use)
Enables to search the full text of The Japan Times.
Japanese Film Database
Enables search for information on Japanese films by title, cast, crew, or film industry related company name. It is managed in cooperation with the Japan Foundation and UNIJAPAN.
Japanese Literature in Translation Search
Covers Japanese literary works translated into other languages.
Kusuda Collection: Sato Eisaku Papers (in-library use / only available in Japanese)
Unreleased documents of Prime Minister's Office, left by Minoru Kusuda, Chief Secretary who supported the Eisaku Sato administration (1964-1972), including the top classified documents regarding not only foreign affairs but also domestic affairs.
National Diet Library Digital Collections (in-library use)
Enables to search and view a variety of digitized resources collected and stored by the National Diet Library of Japan.
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.
Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei Full-text Database (in-library use)
Japanese literature collection (556 works) originally published by Iwanami Shoten, full-text and searchable by keyword.
Performing Arts Network Japan
Provides information about the performing arts scene in Japan.
ProQuest Research Library (in-library use)
Provides one-stop access to more than 6,600 journals, trade publications, and magazines, covering over 150 academic disciplines.
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Electronic Books
(in-library use)
Electronic Journals
(in-library use)

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