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A Guide to Japanese Studies

Guides to Japanese Studies resources available at WUSTL Libraries and on the World Wide Web.

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David Romney
East Asian Library
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Washington University in St. Louis

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***HAND-PICKED NEWS !! for Japanese Studies***

日本近代文学大事典 増補改訂デジタル版 is now available on JapanKnowledge!!

Items from 日本近代文学大事典 are retrievable either from 基本検索 or 詳細(個別)検索. Also, it is found under the tab of 人名・文化・宗教 to filter out exclusively from this resource.
Below is an example of a search under 織田作之助 with 47 returns! 


REKION (れきおん・歴史的音源)is now available at EAL!!!

Starting Sept. 7th, 2021, the Historical Recordings Collection provided by National Diet Library, Japan is available at WashU EAL (Accessible ONLY on a designated laptop computer that is loanable at the circulation counter.) 


National Diet Library Web Archiving Project features COVID-19 related Websites in May 2020. (Japanese ONLY)



Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has recently adopted Amabie in public safety campaigns against coronavirus (Credit: Credit: Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)



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