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Japan Studies: Welcome
This page shows you how to get the most from our library resources for finding good information for your research projects.
Arabic & Islamic StudiesResearch guide focused on Arabic language, literatures, and cultures of the Islamic and Arabic-speaking world.
Asian StudiesAsia -- Continent, Regions, Countries: In-depth research guide focused on Asian languages, literatures, and cultures across the continent of Asia. Broken out into Asia more broadly (Pan Asia) and the regions of Eurasia, West Asia, Central Asia, North Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia (including Russian Far East).
MLA HandbookThis link opens in a new windowMLA Handbook Plus is our online MLA citation resource and includes the 9th edition of the handbook. An expanding resource, it will soon host additional material, including other MLA guides and instructor resources.
MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL)OWL, Purdue University's Online Writing Lab, has created an online overview to help writers cite sources using MLA style, including the list of works cited and in-text citations.
(Please note: There is a citation generator on this site that is not free or recommended. See the list of recommended citation generators on our guide to Style Guides and Manuals.)
Welcome to the online research guide for Japan Studies.
This guide showcases databases and many other library materials for your research. This guide brings together language, literature, and culture:
See the Japanese Time Periods page to navigate Japan's period from prehistoric times to the present. You'll see links with embedded library search for each period's English and Japanese names.
If you're looking for books in the stacks, take a look at the LC call numbers page -- it shows you where you can find books and other materials on our library shelves for Japanese language, literature, and cultural aspects.