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ASIA 521 - Research Methods and Source Materials in Japanese Studies

Inter-Library Loan

Please go through the regular InterLibrary Loan (ILL) process for Japanese-language titles. First check Worldcat to see if the work is held by a North American institution or NDL. If it is held by NDL, then fill out the ILL form and in the "comments" box mark down the ISSN and NDL article record ID if it's a journal article, listed on the right hand column if it's through CiNii. If you are requesting a book, please include the ISBN, and record ID.

NDL 国立国会図書館サーチ

CiNii Books

Journal Articles

CiNii (サイニイ) Articles


NIJL Literary Article Index

Newspaper Articles

Yomiuri Yomidasu Rekishikan

Includes full-text Yomiuri Shinbun articles from 1874 to the present, as well as the English-language paper The Daily Yomiuri starting from 1989.


This database includes recent articles from Japanese-language newspapers such as Yomiuri Shinbun and Mainichi Shinbun, as well as English-language papers from Japan, such as the Daily Yomiuri.

Asahi Kikuzo II Visual

Digitized full text articles from the Asahi Shinbun newspaper from 1879 to present.