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Here is a short list of useful articles databases for Japanese studies. Note that many of these sources only
index journal articles -- they don't actually have the full text. Use the gold " UC-eLinks" button to do an automated search to find the full text.
Bibliography of Asian studies (BAS): Indexes to scholarly sources written in English in all subject areas on countries in Asia
CiNii: Indexes to academic journal articles from Japan and provides full-text for some journals. Also available as a part of GeNii.CiNii provides mobile phone interface.
JAIRO: Full text journal articles and other various digital resources produced by Japanese universities; provided by the National Institute of Informatics. Also available as a part of GeNii.
Kokubungaku Ronbun Mokuroku Dētabēsu 国文学論文目録データベース: Covers articles in Japanese literary studies since 1912.
MagazinPlus: Indexes to journal articles from Japan published since 1948, articles in popular Japanese magazines since 1980, and essays in festschriften, conference papers, books, annuals, and research reports since 1945.
NDL Japanese Periodicals Index = 雑誌記事索引 (in NDL-OPAC): RSS feed is available from 雑誌記事索引採録誌一覧. Also available in 国立国会図書館サーチ
Senryōki zasshi kiji jōhō dētabēsu 占領期雑誌記事情報データベース: Indexes to magazine and newspaper articles published between 1945 and 1949 held in the Prange Collection at the University of Maryland, which originally belonged to the Civil Censorship Detachment, a unit within GHQ.
Taiyō 太陽 / Bungei kurabu 文芸倶楽部: An online version of the journals Taiyō (1895-1928) and Bungei kurabu (1895-1912).
Zasshi kiji sakuin shūsei dētabēsu 雑誌記事索引集成データベース = The Complete Database for Japanese Magazine and Periodicals from the Meiji Era to the Present: Indexes to journal and magazine articles from Japan published since the Meiji period (1868-1912), with links to NACSIS Webcat, WebcatPlus, and the National Diet Library's OPAC.
Selected Print Article Indexes
Ōya Sōichi Bunko zasshi kiji sakuin sōmokuroku 大宅壮一文庫雑誌記事索引総目録: Covers articles published on popular magazines since the Meiji period through 1995. Cataloged in multiple titles.
Senzenki yondai fujin zasshi mokuji shūsei 戦前期四大婦人雑誌目次集成 (ゆまに書房, 2002-2006): Consists of Fujin k ō ron 婦人公論 (1916-1950, Call no.: HQ1104 .F726 2002), Shufu no tomo 主婦の友 (1927-1950, Call no.: HQ1104 .S58 2003), Fujin kurabu 婦人俱樂部 (Oct. 1920-1950, Call no.: AP95.J2 F842 2006), and Fujin gahō 婦人画報 (July 1905-1950, Call no.: HQ1104 .F724 2004)
Selected Journals (Western Languages)
Here is a list of selected journals in Western languages covering the field of Japanese studies, many of which are available both online and print:
Selected Journals (Japanese)
Here is a list of selected journals in Japanese literary studies: