Japanese Studies

Article Databases

CiNii Key site [UCSD Only]
Index to academic journals and research bulletins published by Japanese academic societies and universities. Offers full texts for selected titles. Strong coverage in science and engineering fields.

Factiva Key site [UCSD Only]
Factiva.com provides access to over 8,000 sources including: * 1,000+ Global and local newspapers * 3,000+ Journals and magazines * 30,000+ Company Reports Factiva.com delivers content in 22 languages.

Kikuzo II Visual Key site [UCSD Only]
Contains over 5.8 million articles in full text from Asahi Shinbun newspaper (1945-present), Aera weekly magazine (May 1988-present) and Shukan Asahi weekly magazine (April 2000-present; news section only.)

MagazinePlus Key site [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Indexes Japanese language journal and general interest periodical articles.

Zasshi kiji sakuin shusei detabesu Key site [UCSD Only]
The complete index database for Japanese magazines and periodicals from Meiji to the present.

Academic Search Complete [UCSD Only]
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.

Bibliography of Asian Studies [UCSD Only]
1971-present. Lists Western-language books, book chapters and journal articles on all parts of Asia.

Historical Abstracts [UCSD Only]
1954-present. International database for research on history of all regions (except the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the current decade. For U.S. and Canada use America History and Life

JSTOR [UCSD Only]
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

LexisNexis Academic [UCSD Only]
Thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary.

Senryoki shinbun zasshi joho detabesu
The database of newspapers and Magazines published during the Post-war Occupation Period from 1945-1945.