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  • Oct 22 - Nov 30: One month free trial for two DBs, Waka & Haikai Raiburaī 和歌&俳諧ライブラリー (WEB Library of Waka & Haikai Poetry) and Jiten Raiburarī 辞典ライブラリー (WEb Library of Dictionary). They are offered through Nihon Bungaku Web Toshokan 日本文学Web図書館, an online library for Japanese literature operated by Koten Raiburarī 古典ライブラリー.
    Titles included in 和歌&俳諧ライブラリー are (1) Shinpen kokka taikan 新編国歌大観 (角川学芸出版), (2) Shinpen shikashū taisei 新編私家集大成 (古典ライブラリー), (3) Kasho shūsei 歌書集成 (古典ライブラリー) and (4.) Koten haibungaku taikei 古典俳文学大系 (集英社) and in 辞典ライブラリー (5) Waka bungaku jiten 和歌文学大辞典 (古典ライブラリー) and (6) Utakotoba utamakura daijiten 歌ことば歌枕大辞典 (角川学芸出版).

Install a viewer from this site (Click the blue button "ダウンロードまたはアプリケーション起動.") Access to the 和歌&俳諧 or 辞典ライブラリー by ether of the two ID/PSWD sets: ID: cal1401 PW: oxF0q3DX  OR  ID: cal1402 PW: YcSFiddx (2 simultaneous access among all UC campuses).
Some known issues
1.) You want to pin the program 日本文学WEB図書館 under 株式会社古典ライブラリー from All Programs on your PC to access it next time. Otherwise, go back to the download site and click the blue button to repeat the downloading process.
2.) You need to click "Continue" at each error message with Jiten Raiburari.
3.) The viewer window closes itself and generates another window after a split second at certain functions during search.
4.) The program does not work on Mac OSX (somewhat yes on other Mac OS).

Email me your comments on these new databases by December 1st. Thanks!

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