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Subject Includes these resources:
  • dictionaries (Japanese, English-Japanese and Japanese-English)
  • the Nihon dai hyakka zensho (Nipponica), a full text 30 vol. encyclopedia
  • two dictionaries of current words: Imidas and Gendai yogo no kiso chishiki
  • a biographical dictionary: Nihon jinmei daijiten, the JK Who's Who
  • the Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan
  • a news database (NNA) that covers Asia and the European Union
  • a full-text journal: Shukan ekonomisuto
  • Edo meisho zue
  • full-text of books in the Toyo bunko series
  • chronologies (world history, Japan by period, Japan by prefecture, science, culture, society, daily life, social movements, economics and for individuals)
  • Eizo kiroku (moving image archive)
  • URL database
  • books in print database

Note: These 8 concurrent users are shared with 10 other universities in the United States. Please be considerate of our partner institutions by logging out when you are finished.

In addition, these institutions share ONE concurrent user on Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei and Nihon Kokugo Daijiten/Nikkoku Online, both part of the JK Select Series. Added November, 2010: Kokushi daijiten = Encyclopedia of Japanese history, also part of the JK Select Series.

Sources See above.
Dates Covered
  • Shukan ekonomisuto: Apr. 2002 -
  • Gendai yogo no kiso chishiki: Current
  • Imidas: Current
Help Documents
  • Available within database; click on Tutorial.
  • Workshop provided by East Asian Library upon request.
Print Counterpart (backfiles)
Provider NetAdvance, Inc.
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
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