JapanKnowledge is a collection of online dictionaries and encyclopedias. Our subscription also includes other useful databases such as: Nihon Kokugo Daijiten 日本国語大辞典, Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei 日本歴史地名大系 and Kokushi Daijiten 国史大辞典. The site license is for 4 simultaneous users.
Full text (in image) database of books published in Meiji and Taisho era held by the National Diet Library. As of July 2010, 170,000 volumes, excluding children's books and books in Western languages, are available.
Online catalog of books and other materials in thousands of libraries worldwide as catalogued by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). **To display and search in Asian scripts, set "options" to "Unicode." As an alternative, try: http://www.worldcat.org/.
Search for books and journals held in university library collections throughout Japan. Provides direct links to "Digital Library from the Meiji Era" of the National Diet Library. 全国の大学図書館1000館や国立国会図書館の所蔵目録、新刊書の書影・目次DB、古書店の在庫目録、電子書籍DBなど、本に関する様々な情報源を統合して、それらを本・作品・人物の軸で整理した形で提供しています。
Lists books plus articles and essays from journals and books on literature, linguistics, and folklore. Before 1956 covered only scholarship published in North America. Also searchable through Literature Resource Center.
A free digital library consisting of more than 10,000 literary works, 4,000 of which have just been released in pdf format by Voyager Japan and Internet Archive. To search, go to: http://openlibrary.org/; for a list, see: http://bookserver.archive.org/catalog/opensearch?q=collection:aozorabunko .
"Citation Information by NII" enables searching of information on academic papers published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
Large general database of articles from scholarly journals and a few newspapers covering a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Also includes reference books such as the World Almanac, American Heritage Dictionary, biogr
Search the full text of nearly 400 international humanities and social sciences journals published from 1770 to the 1990s. These journals with links to JSTOR and through Find@UVa to other collections are also indexed in Periodicals Index Online.
Indexes articles written on the history of the world from 1450 to the present, from over 2,000 journals published throughout the world. Simultaneously search "America: History and Life" database for articles about the US or Canada.
Includes 読売新聞 2002- , 每日新聞 2002- . Includes company and business information; articles from newspapers and periodicals plus news photographs. Select "News Pages" on top to browse headline news from major publications. Searchable in Japanese (click on "English" to change to "all languages."
News and business information from sources around the world (no CJK scripts); book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.