Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
UK-based e-resources: Books
CiNii Union Catalogue – jlgweb.org.uk A union catalogue of key Japanese research institutions’ libraries in the UK. Cooperative catalogue used by Japanese university libraries and national research institutions in Japan. The catalogue search language is Japanese only. CiNii lists book collection in the British Library, SOAS Library*, Bodleian Japanese Library, Cambridge University Library, British Museum Japanese Section*, Sheffield University Library, Edinburgh University Library, and Lisa Sainsbury Library. *Not all Japanese art related books in SOAS Library and the British Museum’s Japanese Section are listed. For SOAS library’s catalogue, please see below. Not all books acquired before 2000 at the British Museum’s Japanese Section are catalogued and there is currently no off-site search function available (as of April 2016)
COPAC – discover.libraryhub.jisc.ac.uk Cooperative catalogue of key UK university and research institutions (University of East Anglia is not a participating member)
The Art Library Consortium (ALC) – https://alc.opac.jp/search Includes National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo, National Art Center, Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Library, Yokohama Museum of Art Information Center, Nationa Museum of Western Art Resource Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photograhy, Tokyo National Museum, Edo Tokyo Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Kanagawa and Hayama Library
NDL search – iss.ndl.go.jp General search system hosted by the National Diet Library Includes collection details from the National Diet Library and other local, regional and prefectural public libraries
Kokka Volumes 1-1274 are available on the Kokka DVD-ROM held at the Library. Printed editions of Kokka from volume 1275 to the most current edition are also available. For on-site viewing request, please contact the SISJAC librarian, Hirano Akira.
Nihon no bijutsu – www.momat.go.jp List of feature articles in Nihon no bijutsu