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Finding Articles in Japanese Journals
Online Indexes for Japanese journals
- Web-Oya Bunko database 大宅壮一文庫雑誌記事索引検索ウェブ版 (UHM Only)
A citation index for the Oya Soichi Bunko popular magazine collections. It covers from Meiji period to the present. Currently the database contains over 4.5 million magazine articles, many of which are not indexed by other Japanese databases. 明治～現在まで Also see the Oya Soichi Bunko Home Page for more information about Oya Soich & his collections
Databases including full-text Japanese magazines/journal articles
- Asahi Shinbun Kikuzo II/朝日新聞聞蔵II (UHM Only)
In additon to full-texts of the Asahi Newspaper from 1879 to present, includes Aera アエラ (monthly magazine), Shukan Asahi 週刊朝日 from 1984 to present. Also it includes Chiezo 知恵蔵 current issue.
- JAIRO (Japanese / English) Japanese Institutional Repositories Online.
It enables you to search all the institutional repositories sites in Japan.
- Japan Knowledge/ジャパンナレッジプラス (UHM Only)
Includes Kaisha Shikiho 会社四季報 (latest 2 years), Shukan Ekonomisuto 週刊エコノミスト, and more.
- J-STAGE (Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator Electronic Journals)/科学技術情報発信・流通総合システム ( Japanese / English )
- 占領期新聞・雑誌情報データベース The Institute of 20th Century site
As of April 2014, free access is no longer available due to the Institute of 20th Century business policy. Prange Collection University of Maryland. Title level search via the National Diet Library. The most comprehensive collection in the world of print publications issued in Japan during the immediate post-World War II years, 1945-1949.
Other helpful sites
- Nihon no Bijutsu 日本の美術
Titles of each issue created by National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo
Finding Articles in American Journals
Online Database Through UHM Library
(Valid UHM username and password are required)
Link to UHM Library Journal Search via Primo <https://uhawaii-manoa.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/jsearch?vid=01UHAWAII_MANOA:MANOA>
- ABI/Inform Global
The premier business and management database providing extensive coverage of North America and the world.
- Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for 3,288 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
- Digital Dissertations
Proquest digital dissertation database. Includes bibliographic citations for the doctoral and masters work of authors from 1,000 graduate schools and universities dating back to 1861. Citations for dissertations from 1980 forward include abstracts, and from 1997 on full-text is available for over 100,000 titles deposited with UMI.
Comprehensive archives of important scholarly journal literature. Before using this database, check JStor YouTube Tutorial developed by Sinclair Library
- Nexis Uni
Full text newspapers and magazines including the Japan Times, The Japan News, The Nikkei Weekly.
- Project Muse
Full text of approximately 250 scholarly journals published by university presses. Links to JStor.
Othe Helpful Online Search Tools
- Education About Asia
Association for Asia Studies (AAS) Education About Asia (EAA) access. Free Registration is required to access approximately 900 articles from all thirty-seven back issues of Education About Asia from 1996–2008! Browse or search Tables of Contents.
- Google Scholar
Search the entire open access articles/books and UHM Only databases. Make sure you have set up your preference to the UHM Library.
Search to retrieve reports, articles, and citations by simultaneously searching across multiple databases of the US Government.
Japan's Online Journals List
Titles, ISSNs, URLs for Japan's online journals (Excel file:328KB) complied by the National Diet Library
ILL/Article Delivery Tools
Cannot find journals in UH that contain articles that you are looking for?
As of Nov. 23, 2011, UHM Library and the University of the Ryukyus Library entered a special agreement to free receprocated ILL/DD transactions for items only available from each library holdings (borrowable materials only). This pilot project will end and be reviewed after five years.