Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Japan's National Diet Library
Access to the national library catalog in both Japanese and English.
Current news in English from Asahi Shimbun.
Library of Congress Japan Documentation Center.
Specializes in Japanese public policy information, providing current source materials in economics, commerce and industry, law, politics, the environment, and social conditions.
Harvard's Reischauer Institute
Documentation Center on Contemporary Japan; global Japan Studies events calendar; grants; etc.
Country Study on Japan
Library of Congress Federal Research Division's detailed profile.
Jim Breen's Japanese Page
Monash University scholar's selected links.
Japan Information Network
Portal for information on environment, travel, IT, government, etc.; further links.
Japanese government Statistics Bureau.
Social Science Japan Journal
Papers covering Japan in comparative perspective and international issues that affect Japan.
Japan Knowledge Plus
Collection of more than 2 million items of Japanese history, literature and reference books
Zasshi kiji sakuin shūsei dētabēsu--Index to Japanese Magazines and Periodicals
Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and including local periodicals not present in many other indexes. Coverage is from 1868 onwards.
Asian Studies Bibliographer