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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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Mango Languages – online language courses for trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University Library has arranged a free trial of an online language learning resource called “Mango Languages”. The service offers online interactive courses for learning over 70 languages, including almost …Continue reading →

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Nikkei Telecom21 TAGS: | | Nikkei Telecom 21 (日経テレコン) is a reputable newspaper database in business and economics from Japan. The University Library has started a subscription to this resource from 1st January 2016. This is an essential resource …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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Gunsho Ruiju – new e-book collection TAGS: | | | | | Following a successful trial, we have now purchased Gunsho Ruiju. Gunsho Ruiju is a collection of old Japanese books published from the ancient times to early Edo era. Subjects cover …Continue reading →

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Get the Best from the Library for … Literatures, Languages and Cultures TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Want to get the best from the Library for Literatures, Languages and Cultures? A key starting point are the Subject Guides for Literatures, Languages and Cultures – find your subject at http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/subject-guides …Continue reading →

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