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Japanese Language Resources - Introduction for Graduate Students

This guide accompanies the library orientation session and offers a basic introduction to library research skills and tools for graduate students using Japanese language resources.


Welcome! This guide will help you get started with the research process involving Japanese language information sources. For additional resources, please see other Japan-related research guides.

If you have any questions, please contact your librarian: Tomoko Kitayama Yen.

General UBC Library Links

Want to know more about how to use Summon effectively? See the guide Summon Help.

→Need an in-depth guide on finding books? See the guide Finding Books.

Useful External Resources

This guide provides a wealth of information for Japan researchers, including the Online Guide to Research Access to Japanese Collections and Resources. This Research Access Guide helps you as you plan to conduct research in Japanese academic research institutions (museums, libraries, and archives). The Guide's added new focus is on research affiliation programs sponsored by a various academic communities or interest groups.