Yomidasu Rekishikan Available

Aug 9, 2013

Illinois faculty, students, and staff now have access to the Yomidas Rekishikan database.

Yomidas Rekishikan is a full text database of the Yomiuri Shinbun, the largest newspaper in Japan, from the inaugural issue in 1874 to present. All full text articles of Yomiuri Shinbun from 1874 to 1989 are available from an image database of the shukusatsuban (reduced-size edition) and most of the articles are retrievable in full text except some articles under copyright restrictions from 1986 to present. The database also includes the English edition: the Daily Yomiuri (Sept. 1989- to the present), both searchable by article, keyword, subject category, and issue. Charts and photographs are not included. In addition, the database include biographical information on 26,000 people. Further information and detailed instruction can be found at http://uiuc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=175315

The URL is available from computers with Illinois IP addresses or from off campus through the campus’ VPN Client and Library’s proxy authentication.

For access, please use the following:

https://database.yomiuri.co.jp/rekishikan/