JapanKnowledge+ is an electronic collection of encyclopedias and dictionaries, with smaller collections of news and articles from select Japanese journals, select electronic books and web contents, and audiovisual libraries. Contents are cross-searchable using the One Look search box.
The database is available at http://www.jkn21.com for computers with University of Illinois IP addresses (i.e. for on-campus access). Use library's proxy authentication for off-campus access by following the link below (UIUC NetID login will be required).
This LibGuide provides a quick guide for navigating the search interface of JapanKnowledge+ for students and scholars. The "Basic Search" tab includes a brief guide to resources available in English, Chinese and Korean.
Key encyclopedia and dictionary titles covered by JapanKnowledge+ include:
People and Culture
And this may come in handy if you are planning a visit to Japan...
See the Contents page of this LibGuide for full listing.
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