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Toyo Bunko (The Oriental Library Series) / 東洋文庫
Toyo Bunko Books is a collection of Oriental classics worthy of the name “great Asian books,” which are frequently quoted as primary sources by researchers.
The Collection of Japanese Classical Literature (new ed.) / 新編 日本古典文学全集
This collection, in 88 volumes, is a well-balanced selection of must-read Japanese masterpieces, including ancient literature such as Kojiki, Nihon Shoki and Manyoshu, medieval literature such as The Tale of Genji and The Tale of the Heike, and early modern literature by Monzaemon Chikamatsu, Saikaku Ihara and others.
Aozora Bunko / 青空文庫
Free database of a collection of Japanese literary works (in public domain). Search and download are available.
Japanese Text Initiative
The Japanese Text Initiative (JTI) intends to put online on the Web texts of classical Japanese literature in Japanese characters. Where possible, the Japanese texts will be accompanied by English translations.
Ebrary offers full-text searching and online access to approximately 20,000 academic books in business & economics, computers/technology/engineering, humanities, life & physical sciences, and social & behavioral sciences. The collection also includes over 1050 maps. The text is mainly in English.
J-TEXTS / 日本文学図書館
Offers Japanese literature in public domain for academic use.
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004, includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.
500 books are available for the public.
Universal Digital Library
All the significant literary, artistic, and scientific works of mankind can be digitally preserved and made freely available, in every corner of the world.
Japan P.E.N. Club Digital Library / 電子文藝館
Contains copyrighted literary works with the permission of the copyright holders of each work. Japan P.E.N. Club is an international association of Japanese writers.
Academic Search Complete
This academic multi-disciplinary database provides than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition , it offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1887.
Book Review Guide b / ブックレビューガイドb
Includes events and awards related to books.
Book Review Search Engine / 書評・ブックレビュー検索エンジン
Cross-searchable database for book reviews published in newspapers, magazines and Internet book stores.
ProQuest Research Library Plus
Covers a wide range of subject matter in both popular and scholarly periodicals. Also includes Proquest's Computing, Education, Religion, Science, Social Science and Telecommunication Journal modules.