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A Guide to Japanese Studies

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

Subject Librarian

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Mitsu Nakamura
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Mobile Apps

Some reference tools are available as mobile apps on iOS and Android devices. This LibGuide page lists selected apps that may be useful for doing research on Japan, such as dictionaries and world fact books.

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Primo

Primo, Washington University Libraries' new discovery tool, integrates the index of JapanKnowledge. Without leaving Primo, you can search dictionary and encyclopedia entries on Japan-related topics/terms as well as JapanKnowledge e-book titles.

JapanKnowledge

Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

Maps

For additional map searching tips, visit the National Diet Library's リサーチ・ナビ.

Additional Online Resources