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Princeton University Library Research Grants The following information is relevant to several subject areas in the LLC School: East Asian Studies, Children’s literature, and Portuguese-speaking cultures. Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library, …Continue reading →

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Ban Dainagon Ekotob : a premium replica of the late 12th-century Japanese emakimono (picture scroll) TAGS: | The Library has just purchased a beautiful reproduction of a late 12th-century Japanese emakimono (絵巻) – a set of 3 illustrated narrative picture scrolls called Ban Dainagon Ekotob (伴大納言絵詞 The …Continue reading →

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LLC related database trials There are several database trials running at the moment for the next few weeks which are relevant for the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, in particular for English Literature, …Continue reading →

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The Regional Sections (Showa Era) of the Yomiuri Shimbun We have been offered a free trial of the Regional Sections (Showa Era, 昭和の地域版) of the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun which we subscribe to: The trial is valid until 8th …Continue reading →

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Nikkei Asian Review through Factiva and Nexis UK Some colleagues and students have asked about online access to Nikkei Asian Review, a weekly magazine in English published by Japan’s leading business and information company which provides timely corporate, …Continue reading →

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Digital library of pre-modern Japanese works for open access TAGS: The National Institute of Japanese Literature (Kokubunken) has made their new新日本古典籍総合データベース/Database of Pre-Modern Japanese Works (tentative edition) freely available at: https://kotenseki.nijl.ac.jp/ (Japanese interface) and  https://kotenseki.nijl.ac.jp/?ln=en (English interface). The database, built out …Continue reading →

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Free access to optional contents of JapanKnowledge TAGS: The following contents will temporarily be accessible on the JapanKnowledge platform between 1 June and 30 June 2017: 1. Encyclopedia of Japanese Historical Place Names http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/rekishi/index.html 2. Fuzoku Gaho http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/fuzokugaho/index.html …Continue reading →

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How to make good use of the NDL Digital Collections for Japanese Studies TAGS: | The National Diet Library of Japan has released an online training course on how to make good use of their NDL Digital Collections for Japanese Studies outside Japan. The course is delivered …Continue reading →

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Gale Primary Sources drop-in session Monday 30th Jan in Main Library Get the most from our digital archives through Gale Primary Sources Gale Primary Sources is an extensive digital archives programme spanning multiple disciplines and cultures. The platform uses specialist technology …Continue reading →

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Three Japanese e-resources for trial The Library has arranged a free trial for the following three e-resources from Japan: Fuzoku Gaho (風俗画報,1889 – 1916) Toyo Keizai Digital Archive(東洋經濟, 1895 – 1945) Mainichi Newspaper Maisaku(每日新聞, 1872 …Continue reading →

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