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College of East Asian Studies: Find Books

Local Links and Info

How to Find a Book in the Library (video Help Guide)
How to Get a Book that is Not in the Library (video Help Guide)

Call Number locations for East Asian Studies books (in Olin Reference and Stacks)

  • DS                      Asia
  • DS1-937            History of Asia
  • DS701-799.9    China
  • DS801-897       Japan
  • DS901-937       Korea
  • JQ 1499-1749   Political institutions and public administration -- East Asia
  • JS6950-7520    Local Government -- Asia

Digitized Books (text in Japanese)


国会図書館近代デジタルライブラリー Digital Library from Meiji Era

大系本文(日本古典文学)データベース 「日本古典文学大系」(岩波書店)と「噺本大系」(東京堂)全文データベース, registration required

Yenching Books in GBS

デジタルで読む福沢諭吉 55 titles of Fukuzawa's works in the first edition  

 日本ペンクラブ電子文藝館 The Japan PEN Club Digital Library

ちりめん本データベース Crepe-paper books

Japanese Historical Text Initiative UC Berkeley

Japanese Text Initiative University of Virginia



Books/ e-books at Wesleyan and other libraries

Rare books 古典籍

早稲田大学 古典籍総合データベース



龍谷大学電子図書館 370 titles including extensive Shin Buddhism texts and Nara ehon. 

愛媛大学鈴鹿文庫 Extensive collection on Shinto and Japanese historybooks and manuscripts.


京都府総合資料館 Rare Books data base 200 titles including pictuire scrolls and prints. 

デジタル奈良絵本 リンク集 藤原重雄


Les Nara ehon de la BnF (Nara ehon of French National Library) 27 titles held by BnF are viewable.

Ehon: The Artist and the Book in Japan from the Spencer Collection in New York Public Library



東方學デジタル圖書  (京都大学人文研究所蔵中国古典籍のデジタル化 Digitized Chinese Classics)