Reference of principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia published since 1971.
CiNiiCiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator, pronounced like "sigh-knee") indexes journals and research bulletins published by Japanese academic societies (primarily in Japanese), with broad subject coverage including the humanities, law, medicine, pure sciences, engineering, and economics. Note: UVic has an institutional site license entitling access to fixed price articles, but fee-based materials require individual registration and additional payments.
JSTORA digital library with an archive of scholarly journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.
Kodansha encyclopedia of JapanThis nine-volume reference contains over 10,000 articles exploring every aspect of Japanese society, history, politics, economy, thought and culture. The 50,000-item index is cross-referenced for easy location of facts.
This is a central place to search for Japanese publications including books, periodicals, rare books, historical records and so on. You will find information of over 2 million Japanese materials. Some out-of-copyright items are full-text available online.