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East Asian Studies: Japanese Language Sources

This page will help you find research material for East Asian Studies projects, as well as help finding material in Chinese and Japanese

Library Catalog

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WorldCat

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Romanization/Transliteration of Japanese

Digitized Rare Book Collections

Japanese Language Sources

Books

In the library catalog and WorldCat, both to the left, you can find books written in Japanese.  Additional sources in Japanese are available via the databases below.

If you find an item that the library does not own, you can usually obtain it using the library's Borrow from Other Libraries option.

For news sources in Japanese, please see "Japanese Newspapers" on the News page of this guide.

Databases

Reference Sources

Japanese Libraries

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