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JAPAN 234: Seminar in Classical Japanese Drama: “Noh Texts and Contexts” (Spring 2013): Old & Rare Books

This course guide points to library print and electronic sources for research in Classical Japanese Drama with special focus on Noh

Library and Union Catalogs

Directory of Overseas Collections of Old and Rare Japanese Books, Other Print Materials, and Manuscripts 在外日本古典籍所蔵機関ディレクトリ: Provides desciptions of the collections, contact information, etc. of the libraries and museums outside of Japan that hold Japanese rare books produced in pre-modern Japan.

Kokubungaku Kenkyū Shiryōkan. Nihon Kotenseki Sōgō Mokuroku Dētabēsu 日本古典籍総合目録データベース: A union catalog of pre-modern Japanse rare books held by Japanese libraries and selected U.S. libraries

Kōnitsuki-ban Ōshū Shozai Nihon Kosho Sōgō Mokuroku (Kokubungaku Kenkyū Shiryōkan) コーニツキー版欧州所在古書総合目録 (国立国文学研究資料館): A union catalog of pre-modern Japanse rare books held by libraries in Europe

Historical Bibliographies

Here is a list of links to useful resources availble on Internet in historical bibliographies:

Image Databases

Here is a list of links to useful digital projects with images of Japanese illustrated books from the Edo period:

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