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  • Asian Rare Book Collection

    The Asian Collection consists of material dating from the 14th to the 20th centuries. The great majority of items are Japanese books printed between the 17th and 19th centuries, but there is also a small number of Chinese books, as well as three Burmese Kammavaca (Buddhist prayer books); besides books, several maps and scrolls are present.

  • Japanese Language

    This LibGuide contains resources for intermediate to advanced Japanese language learners. You can find information on books available at the Asian Library, and links to useful websites for studying Japanese.

  • Modern Japan (Meiji, Taisho, Showa)

    This resource guide is created for graduate students and faculty who conduct research on Meiji, Taisho and early Showa.

  • EALC250 & Japanese Studies for Undergraduate Students

    This guide was created for undergraduate students writing research paper on Japanese culture.

  • Resource guide for EALC 415

    Modern Japanese Literature in Translation: Love, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan

  • Resource Guide for EALC Grad Students