External e-resources

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)
  • SOAS Library soas.ac.uk/library
  • British Libraryexplore.bl.uk/primo_library/
  • National Archivesnationalarchives.gov.uk
  • National Art Library nal-vam.on.worldcat.org/discovery
  • Courtauld Institute of Art librarysearch.kcl.ac.uk/discovery

Japan-based e-resources: Books

Worldwide e-resources: Books

  • World Cat – www.worldcat.org
    The world’s largest collective catalogue with mainly North American institution members. Includes many UK institution members.
  • European Library – www.theeuropeanlibrary.org
    Catalogue of European national libraries
  • Collective catalogue of French national museums and librariesccbmn.culture.fr
  • HathiTrust – www.hathitrust.org
    HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

PhD Theses

Journal articles

Japanese art journals

  • 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 bijutsuwww.momat.go.jp
    List of feature articles in Nihon no bijutsu