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Japanese Studies: Databases

Subjects: Japan


Oxford subscribes to many bibliographic databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for Japanese studies below.  Oxford's subscription databases can be accessed through SOLO or Databases A-Z: Japanese Studies If you are new to SOLO we recommend visiting the 'How to' guides at the link below.

            Find information on how to use our key resource discovery tools, library services and more.


Key databases

            To search Asahi newspaper articles published from Meiji period to to-date.

            CiNii is a database service which can be searched with academic information of articles, Books, Journals & Dissertations.

            JapanKnowledge Lib is an online web archive that boasts the largest corpus of encyclopedia, dictionaries, reference compilations, and   

            periodical resources (approximately 50 different sources) in Japan.

            Comprehensive online catalogue for books, journals, theses.



Image-driven scholarship and learning on Japan

A guide to digital resources related to Japan

     Improved access to library resources and information about Japan in North America