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Quick links

This page provides some effective ways to identify resources in Japan studies.  The pages under the links below provide examples and guidance on strategies to find:


Find Books, Articles, Videos and more... 

  • Books
  • Journals
  • Newspapers
  • Gov. Doc.
  • Visual Materials


  • Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
  • Bibliographies
  • Names and Biographies
  • Statistics
  • Maps and Place names
  • Translations


  • Art History
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Social Science
  • Performing Arts

Visiting Japan


English Resources


Japanese Special Coll. at Yale


About this Guide


This website provides a guide to useful resources for Japanese Studies.  The page will assist you to:

  • Find relevant materials (books, journal articles, newspapers, statistics, audio and visual materials, etc.) for your research topic.
  • Discover significant collections of materials for specific Japanese studies  in fields such as Literature, History, Film, etc.   
  • Learn tips for searching book contents, finding full text online, etc. 
  • Browse rare, archival and special collections at Yale.


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