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About Japan Resource Center

Japan Resource Center

The Japan Resource Center (JRC) was established in 2005 to provide support for advanced study on Japan to the GW community, especially those at the Elliot School of International Affairs, and to researchers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The scope of the JRC's collection includes the history, politics, economy, public policy, national security, culture, and foreign relations of Japan after the Meiji Restoration (1868), with an emphasis upon the 20th century, in accordance with the academic focus of the Elliott School. The collection format consists of monographs, periodicals, newspapers, reference materials, and databases.

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Subject Guide

Global Resources Center GRC
Global Resources Center
Gelman Library
2130 H Street, NW
Suite 708
Washington, DC 20052
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Hours of service

Fall and Spring Semesters
Mon. - Thurs.   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri.                     10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat. & Sun.       11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer Semester
Mon. - Thurs.   12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri.                     12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun.                   12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Holiday and intersession hours may vary.
Please call (202) 994-7105 or visit Hours for the hours of the Gelman Library, the Global Resources Center.
GW Libraries • 2130 H Street NW • Washington DC