Japanese Studies: Find Books
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- Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan Sāchi 国立国会図書館サーチ
Dates of coverage vary. (National Diet Library) About
Romanization/word division rules for Japanese
The following rules are used by North American Libraries (including UT and OCLC catalog) for records of Japanese titles. Use these romanization rules when searching the Japanese records in roman searches.
http://guides.lib.washington.edu/content.php?pid=172285 (Courtesy of University of Washington East Asia Library)
http://www.library.illinois.edu/asx/japanesecollection/japromanizationtable.html (Courtesy of University of Illinois Asian Library)
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Chirimen Crepe Books Database ちりめん本データベース
Chirimen (縮緬) books were produced from Meiji 18 (1885) to early Showa. They are mainly illustrated story books, were used as gifts by foreign visitors when they returned to their homelands. The publisher published these books to introduce Japanese culture to other countries. Included here are books in Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Portugal, German and Dutch.
Kindai dejitaru liburari – kokuritsu kokkai toshokan 近代デジタルライブラリー国立国会図書館
Alternate title: Digital Library from the Meiji Era近代デジタルライブラリー国立国会図書館
Nihon pen curabu denshi bungeikan 日本ペンクラブ電子文芸館
Alternate title: The Japan P.E.N. Club digital Library 日本ペンクラブ電子文芸館
The Japan P.E.N. Club Digital Library mainly contains copyrighted literary works included with the permission of the copyright holders of each work, either the authors themselves or the copyright heirs if the author is deceased.