The most widely read English language newspaper in Japan that provides articles originally written in English based on independent reporting (versus translations from Japanese articles). Articles published before 2015 can be accessed on the Japan Times Archives (1897-2014)>.
Includes the full text of the Yomiuri Shinbun, from its initial publication in 1874 to date, as well as full text of the Daily Yomiuri, its English language equivalent, and a biographical dictionary of modern Japanese figures. Articles are searchable by keywords in Japanese and English. The database is divided into three sections--Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras; Heisei Era (September 1986 to present); The Daily Yomiuri (English publication). An additional section--The Contemporary Who's Who--is available in Japanese only.
Nexis Uni delivers unmatched depth and quality when it comes to content. With more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources, Nexis Uni helps students find credible sources including: Print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs; Local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives; Extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; Unparalleled business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives.
Successor to Dow Jones News Service, Factiva provides access to global news and business information, including newspapers, same-day newswires, company reports, and media programs. Usage info: Licensed for 4 simultaneous users. Access info: Historically Factiva only worked with IE version 5 or higher. Since then, several other browser options have been added.
"Created by the U.S. intelligence community to benefit policy makers and analysts, FBIS Daily Reports offer foreign views and perspectives on historical events from thousands of monitored broadcasts and publications. Translated into English from more than 50 languages - from Arabic to Swahili - these comprehensive media reports from around the globe include news, interviews, speeches and editorial commentary."--Product description.
This database, hosted by the Center for Japanese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, provides access to a vast amount of historical texts in the Japanese original and the English translation. Included are: 1) Ancient chronicles (e.g., the Kojiki, completed in 712 CE; 2) Ancient gazetteers; 3) Ancient religio-civil code; 4) Medieval chronicles and tales; 5) Medieval and early-modern interpretive histories; 6) Religion and polity in the modern state; etc. For details, see About JHTI.
"An online portal to digital materials documenting the cascading series of natural and human-made disasters that began in Japan on March 11, 2011. Designed and maintained by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University, the JDA relies on the support of partner organizations around the world to supply digital contents, including websites, tweets, video, audio, news articles, and much more." See How to Use the Archive.
Information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. The content is provided primarily in English, but a portion of the site is multilingual. Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and operated by a Japanese non government organization.
Japan Foundation's quarterly publication that provides information on new books and recent topics of Japan’s publishing culture. The site additionally provides information on support programs for translation and publication on Japan, and of Japanese works.
Succeeding the magazine Japan Echo (1974-2010), the website provides "insightful views on the nation’s politics, economy, and society, as well as lighter looks at culture, food, and art that will appeal to a broad audience worldwide and paint a fuller picture of Japan." Published in seven languages, including Japanese, English, and Chinese.
This topically arranged directory (maintained by the US-Asia Technology Management Center (USATMC), School of Engineering, Stanford University) provides links to online resources in and about Japan, including the government organizations (links to English and Japanese websites), universities, employment, traveling, etc.