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JapanKnowledge plus

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Japan Publications Trading Co.
Netto Adobansusha, Tokyo, Japan
JapanKnowledge, Jitsu, Nihon kokugo daijiten, Nihon rekishi chimei taikei
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JapanKnowledge+ is the largest and most resourceful site about Japan. It provides access to various reference sources, including Encyclopedia Nipponica and Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan,  It also contains full-text of books in the Toyo Bunko collection, recent issues of the Economist Japanese edition, NNA world news, collection of video clips, maps, and many other useful links. IU's subscription of the JapanKnowledge+ database includes the following databases as well: Jitsu 字通, Nihon kokugo daijiten 日本国語大辞典, and Nihon rekishi chimei taikei 日本歴史大系.

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Print-only copy permitted
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Liu, Wen-ling
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • East Asian Studies
  • Art & Art History

Library of Congress Subjects:

Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Japanese.
Japanese language--Dictionaries--English.
English language--Dictionaries--Japanese. Names, Geographical--Japan. Japanese language--Etymology. Japan--Gazetteers. Japan--Biography--Dictionares