Libguide provides basic resources
and help accessing Japanese resources in the International and Area Studies Library. The
guide contains information about journals, searching the catalog, and accessing materials online or
via interlibrary loan.
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)
CiNii Books (For searching books and journals held by university libraries in Japan)
Catalogue of Early Japanese Books (国文学研究資料館日本古典籍総合目録)
Zasshi Kiji Sakuin (雑誌記事索引, "Japanese Periodicals Index" Provides Index/tables of contents of academic journals and popular magazines published in
Japan with coverage from Meiji to Modern period.
Yomidasu Rekishikan (ヨミダス歴史館) - Note: direct access available from computers with Illinois IP address. Use library's proxy authentication for off-campus access. Further information and instructions for use can be found on a LibGuide at http://uiuc.libguides.com/YomidasuRekishikan
JapanKnowledge+ (Online collection of dictionaries and encyclopedia) - Note: Access available from computers with Illinois IP address. Use library's proxy authentication for off-campus access. Further information and instructions for use can be found on a LibGuide at http://uiuc.libguides.com/JapanKnowledge
CiNii Articles (For searching academic articles published in academic society journals, university research bulletins or articles included in National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database)
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 check 「博士論文」 on start page.)
Doctorial Dissertation Database, The University of Tokyo (東京大学学位論文データベース)