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Japan Studies Collection: E-Books

The guide provides resources to assist your research on Japan.

e-Book Tool

e-dokusho.jp/e読書.jp (beta version)


Allows you to search over 1 milion Japanese books both in print and digital. Provided by the National Institute of Informatics (NII).

How to download e-books from ebrary database

Google Books Search

e-Book Search Databases

Online Database Through UHM Library
(Valid UHM username and password are required)

  • Center for Research Libraries
    Many digital books, newspapers, journals. UHM is a member of CRL. Can borrow books and obtain articles via ILL/DD.
  • ebrary
    Many English language books on Japan. Take a look at the box, "How to download e-books from ebrary database."
  • EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)
    University of Hawaii Press eBook collection plus classic works of literature and history online in publicly accessible eBooks.

Other Usuful Databases