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Yale libraries will be closed Nov. 25 – Jan. 5. Online services and access to library materials will continue. See COVID-19 library updates.
Japanese special collections are held in many different locations (libraries) on Yale campus and some preliminary research before visiting the library is recommended prior to scheduling a visit. Each library has different rules and procedures for patrons using special collections.It is most important to check viewing procedures on the websites of each library before visiting.If you are not affiliated with Yale, make sure to bring two forms of identification in order to register to use materials.
What's in this page
This website provides a guide to useful resources for Japanese Studies. The page will assist you to:
Browse rare, archival and special Japanese collections at Yale.
Discover significant collections of materials for specific Japanese studies fields such as Literature, History, Film, etc.
Learn tips for searching specific items in those collections and how to access and use those materials.