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Japanese Studies

Welcome to the UCLA Library Guide for Japanese Studies. This guide presents both introductory and in-depth information for Japan-related research.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Here is a short list of general encyclopedias and dictionaries useful in historical research on Japan:

Specialized Historical Dictionaries

Here is a short list of specialized historical dictionaries:

Images/Historical Photographs



Historical Analysis in Western Langagues

To locate full-text article in print or online format (including those in JSTOR and other journal archive we have access to) or type in the citation into Citation Linker, click on UC-eLinks icon unless noted otherwise.

Texts and Translations