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The Japanese Collection in the Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is designed to support research in the social sciences and humanities. The collection includes both academic and popular materials in the following formats: books, periodicals, VHS tapes and DVDs, electronic databases. The majority of materials are in Japanese and English, but the collection also includes resources in Chinese, Korean, and other Asian languages, as well as in such European languages as French and German. As of June 2014 the Japanese collection contained 84,482 physical volumes. Materials in Japanese and resources related to Japan are also housed in other campus libraries, such as the College Library, Kohler Art Library, MERIT Library (Media, Educational Resources and Information Technology), Mills Music Library, and Steenbock Library (Agriculture and Life Sciences); rare and archival materials are available in the Special Collections and via the Digital Collections website. These materials are also available through Interlibrary Loan (ILL), Global ILL Framework (GIF), and North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC). Search for materials using our online catalogs: Library Catalog; if you need assistance, please contact our reference help desk. The Japanese Collection is an open collection located on the 4th floor at Memorial library. Please check the website for hours and services.
Using the collection
The Japanese Collections are located on the 4th floor in Memorial Library.
Inside Memorial Library:
CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) is a database service that enables searching of information on academic papers published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
Irie, Haruki, 1927
Bessho, Naoki, 1964
Wang, Richard T, 1985
Imai Takuji ... [and others], 1993
Nihon Daigaku kenkyū gyōseki mokuroku = Nihon University bibliography of faculty research, 1992-1993
Kokubungaku nenkan = Bibliography of research in Japanese literature, 1977-2005
Fujii, Takashi, 1991
Mōri, Miyahik, 1950
日本の名著=Nihon no meicho
Mainichi Shinbunsha hen, 1976
日本の古典 : 名著ヘの招待=Nihon no koten : meichoe no shōtai
Compiled by the Japanese Foundation, the database covers Japanese literacy works translated into 66 different languages.
Bibliography of translations from classical Japanese up to about 1600 that includes works written in Kanbun and Chinese, and items describing and Chinese.
Inada, Hide Ikehara, 1971
Sakanishi, Shiho, 1935
This dictionary-database represents the onging results of 20 years of research in East Asia pre-modern texts, from Zhou dynasty materials to nineteenth-century writings in China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam.
This dictionary is a compilation of Buddhism terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. that found in Buddhist canonial source.
About Japan: Encyclopedias, dictionaries and database.
Photoreproduction of 1896-1914 ed. issued by Jingū Shichō: initial vols. prepared by Kōten Kōkyūjo headed by Konakamura Kiyonori and completed by Jingū Shichō headed by Hoaokawa Junjirō.
Includes [vol. 34] Hyakka benran, 3rd edition. 1998, and [v. 35] Arumanakku, 2000.
This database is a citation index to periodical articles published in Japanese since 1868. Based on Meiji-Taisho-Showa-zenki Zasshi Kiji Sakuin Shusei, the database complements NDL's online index to magazines and periodicals (Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan Zasshi Kiji Sakuin). In addition, the coverage includes nationally distributed periodicals (Zenkoku-shi) and regionally published periodicals (Chiho-shi) as well as those published in former Japanese colonies (such as Toa Dobunkai and Toa Dobunshoin Daigaku).
|Online Catalogs||Newspapers||Periodicals||History||Literature||Dictionaries||Maps||Book Stores||Websites||Images|
|CiNii Books||Japan Times||Magazine Plus||JACAR||
User guide is on a top of their homepage
|Kanji networks||Berkeley Japanese maps||Used Books||WARP||NIJL|
|Zassaku||Kokkai kaigiroku||Todai Katei bunko||Jim Breen's WWWJDIC||UBC's Tokugawa maps||books.or.jp||Japan google||Nichibunken|
|CiNii Article||Visualizing Japan||Japanese Text Initiative||Babylon||Ashida Map Collection||Genkido||Yahoo Japan||Mainichi photo bank|
|Asia Pacific Journal||SHIPS||Kokubungaku shiryōkan||Denshi Jisho||Nichibunken maps||Jimboucho||NIJL||Meiji-Taishō photographs|
|Jairo||NDL Digital Collections||Kyoto Digital Library||Rikai||National Archives||Nihon No Huruhonnya||Japan 2011 Disasters
A catalog of the 19th century publications found in the Oriental and India Office Collections (OIOC) of the British Library. The collections includes literature and documents on India, Pakistan, Burma, Bangladesh, and neighbor countries, Iran and the Gulf states, South Africa, St Helena, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China and Japan.
Shinteiban. Ōsaka-shi : Buraku Kaihō Jinken Kenkyūjo : Hatsubai Kaihō Shuppansha, 2001. 新訂版. 大阪市 : 部落解放・人権研究所 : 発売解放出版社, 2001.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) monitors the trade policies and practices of its member nations and resolves trade disputers. This CD-ROM includes reviews of the 28 member countries made by the WTO. Reviews of the EU, US, Japan and Canada are done every two years.
Tōkyō : Nichigai Asoshiētsu, 2016. Tōkyō : Hatsubaimoto Kabushiki Kaisha Kinokuniya Shoten
東京 : 日外アソシエーツ, 2016. 東京 : 発売元株式会社紀伊國屋書店
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1905
Ronald E.. Dolan and Robert L. Worden, 1992
Japan Festivals & Holidays (Film)
Koyano, Shogo, 1976
Shiwahase, Sawako, 2014
The Center, 1994-
Oxford University Press for the British Association for Japanese Studies, 1989-
Committee for Compiling the Bibliography of the Humanistic Studies and Social Relations, 1952-
Collections of the articles of newspaper and magazines dealing with religion and the publications by religious orders.
Provides documentation and resource materials related to Buddhist an dart in Asia for scholarly research and classroom teaching
Well written explanations and variety of information about Japanese Buddhism.
Information about the history, philosophy and practice of Buddhism in Japan.
A-Z dictionary about Buddhism world with photos and videos.
Both English and Japanese are available.
A dictionary of Sinitic characters and compounds related to East Asian cultural, political, and intellectual history including Buddism.
Kidder, J. Edward (Jonathan Edward), 1959
Andreeva, Anna, 2017
Gobert, G, Clinton, 2017
Lippit, Yoko, 2017
Religious Dynamics Under the Impact of Imperialism and Colonialism: A Sourcebook (Need my wisc ID to login)
Bjorn Bentlage, Marion Eggert, Hans Martin Kramer and Stefan Reichmuth, 2017
Nagahara, Hiromu, 2017
Mark McLelland, 2017
Phillip Seaton adn Takayoshi Yamamura