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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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On trial: Area Studies – Japan, China and Southeast Asia TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to two primary source databases from Adam Matthew, Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia and Area Studies: Japan. These provide digital access to primary …Continue reading →

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On trial: Foreign Office Files for Japan TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Are you interested in Japanese history in the twentieth century? Do you want to know more about Anglo-Japanese ties in the first half of the twentieth century? The Library currently …Continue reading →

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Textiles and threads – samples and catalogue TAGS: | | | ANOTHER SPLASH OF COLOUR FOR THE COLLECTIONS – FROM EUROPE, CHINA AND JAPAN Towards the end of the 2015-2016 financial period, CRC acquired a small number of items relating to …Continue reading →

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New Library resources for Chinese history TAGS: | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library has recently purchased two new primary source databases looking at Chinese and Asian history. These are China: Culture and Society and …Continue reading →

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Some new Library resources for you TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On the HCA Librarian blog I have highlighted new resources or material that have been purchased for the Library’s collections from requests from students or staff in the School of …Continue reading →

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NDL launched an English-language newsfeed on Twitter (NDLJP_en) TAGS: | The National Diet Library, Japan, launched an English-language newsfeed on Twitter with the account name NDLJP_en. Watch the newsfeed for the latest information in English on collections and events at the …Continue reading →

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End of Empire website TAGS: | | | | NIAS Press (NIAS = Nordic Institute of Asian Studies) has set up a very interesting web site, as an experiment with new publishing ideas, which my library colleague at NIAS Ms …Continue reading →

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Japan Times Archives 1897-2013 TAGS: | | Following a trial of Japan Times Archives 1897-2013 last May, we have now subsbscribed to this resource, together with full access to the current issues of Japan Times Online. Founded …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – February TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library has a regular display of new books at the far end of the Library Hall, close to the door to the stacks. We have a bumper crop …Continue reading →

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