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Japanese Collection: Asian Collections at the Library of Congress

Electronic Resources

The following subscription and free electronic resources are recommended for researching the subject of Japanese Studies. Additional assistance is available in the Asian Reading Room.

Subscription databases marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Free databases and e-resources are freely accessible online. While this list is not exhaustive of all free resources, it highlights the breadth and depth of what is available today.

  • The two tabs below contain an A-Z listing of e-resources sorted by access type.
  • For more specific groupings of these resources, see "E-Resources by Type" on the menu to the left.
  • The Library’s full collection of e-resources is discoverable through the Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog

Japanese E-Resources