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Library catalogs and databases for Japanese materials

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Online Library Catalog


NDL-OPAC(National Diet Library, Japan; 国立国会図書館OPAC)- Go to 「一般資料の検索/申込み」 for basic search.

NII Webcat Plus(国立情報学研究所)  webcat banner

Catalogue of Early Japanese Books(国文学研究資料館日本古典籍総合目録)


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MagazinePlus (Japanese article index)

Koseisha Database(皓星社データベース)

CiNii (NII Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator)

国立国会図書館所蔵博士論文目録 (This is no longer available as a standalone service. Use NDL-OPAC to search for doctoral dissertations at NDL. Go to 「一般資料の検索/申込み」 and tick 「博士論文」 on the start page.)

Doctorial Dissertation Database, The University of Tokyo(東京大学学位論文データベース)

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