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Japanese Language Learners: Finding Books

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Need to search beyond the University of Kentucky Libraries?  Search to access catalog listings of holdings from libraries in the United States and around the world. UK-affiliates can make Interlibrary Loan requests through this database when on-campus or connected via VPN.

Questions?  Just ask us.

Overview of InfoKat Discovery

Watch this short video for an overview and tips to get the most out of our new discovery system, InfoKat Discovery.

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Looking for manga

1.  To find books, search the UK Libraries' catalog, InfoKat, by author, title, or keyword.

2.  Type, for instance, the title "yotsuba to"

3. Find two results.

4. The first one is a set in Japanese.

5. The second one is in English.  Please note: the library has only volumes 1 and 3; volume l 1 is checked out.

Asian studies librarian

Kazuko Hioki
W.T.Young Library

(859) 218-0890
Website / Blog Page

Quick Search in the Libraries' Catalog

To search manga (Japanese comic books), type manga as a subject search by using advanced search.

For anime (Japanese animation film) dvds, type anime in the subject search.

Manga is shelved on the 5th floor, call number range: PN 6790.

Find literatures in Japanese om the 4th floor, call number range PL 500-900.