Databases A-Z

An updated suite of thirteen aerospace, military, defense, and transportation intelligence publications including “Aero-engines” and “All the World’s Aircraft.” Featured publications include technical specifications, operating parameters, images, and technologies, as well as data analyses and insights.

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Consists of fully searchable and browsable databases including English-Japanese and Japanese-English dictionaries, Encyclopedia Nipponica and Encyclopedia of Japan, articles published in a weekly magazine Ekonomisuto, collection of Tōyō bunko series and other visual and sound databases. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)

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This is the online archive of newspaper articles published by The Japan Times, Japan’s largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper company. This database enables users to easily search for articles published in The Japan Times, from the first issue in 1897. Every March, articles published in the previous 12 months are added to this digital archive. This offers valuable historical content covering domestic and international politics, economy, culture and other useful topics.

Covers the contents published in the Japan Times from 1997 to present. This collection also includes images, video and audio files.

This resource includes over 6,000 scans of materials from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library related to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

The Japanese Historical Maps Collection of the East Asian Library contains about 2,300 early maps of Japan and the World. Represented in this online collection are a selection of maps and books from the collection.

This collection includes scanned images of either complete or substantial portions of 25 newspapers published at Japanese Internment Camps. Most of the titles are in English, however there are articles in Japanese and some written in both languages.

A full-text searchable database of articles on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. It also treats related persons and fields that have been shaped by or have themselves shaped literary theory and criticism.

A multidisciplinary research tool that provides a systematic, objective way to determine the relative importance of journals within their subject categories. Available in two editions: the Science Edition and The Social Sciences Edition. Includes the subject matter each journal covers (Scope Notes), which journals are related by citation or subject, contents of each journal issue and where the journal can be found. Coverage is 2004 to present. Consult the library catalog for data available from previous years.

Provides image and full-text online access of all licensed JSTOR archival journals and primary sources. The collection covers all academic disciplines.