Japan

This is an index of Japanese language journals and periodical articles.

Coverage: 1975-present.
Tags: Japan, Language

Online access to Japanese-language reference sources, including dictionaries (Japanese, English and multi-languages), encyclopedias (Encyclopedia Nipponica, Encyclopedia of Japan, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, etc.), etc. English-language interface: http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/

The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 44 collections consisting of over 104,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 733,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Together, these collections offer unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included.

CiNii (Citation Information by National Institute of Informatics) is a bibliographic information system for scholarly journal articles, with which users can (1) search article citations originally from various databases, covering ca. 17,000 journal titles in 8 million articles; (2) view photographic image of the full-text articles for ca. 1500 journal titles in 2 million articles; (3) trace articles that were referred to in the article, and trace articles that cite the article, covering ca. 1200 titles in 0.8 million articles. As a periodical index to Japanese academic journal as well as an access to full text articles from some journals, CiNii, at present, is the only resource that provides full text access to Japanese journal articles.

Bungei kurabu was originally published by Hakubunkan from 1895 to 1933. This online version of the journal offers access to 284 issues published between 1895 and 1912 in 108,070 pages, comprising articles by ca. 2,600 authors, including Higuchi Ichiyō, Izumi Kyōka, Ozaki Kōyō, Tayama Katai, and Yamada Bimyō. In addition to literary texts, the journal features also color illustrations at front pages (kuchie) by well-known artists of the time. Article titles in 3 journals included in the series (Taiyō, Bungei kurabu, Kōyūkai zasshi)can be searched. Full-text access is available only for “Taiyō and “Bungei kurabu.”

Coverage: 1895-1912
Tags: 20Th Century, Japan, Literature, Meiji Period

A completely revised bibliography of Japanese history to the end of the Meiji period, by Peter Kornicki. The original appeared in 1996 (UC-Davis has this copy at H/SS Reference, call no. DS835 K67 1996.) The bibliography is arranged by period and also by topics such as foreign relations 1800-1900 and Meiji economic, intellectual, social, and military history.