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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Japanese Studies for Undergraduate Students (EALC 250 & Other Courses): Journal and Newspaper Articles

This is a resource guide for undergraduate students interested in Japanese Studies.

CiNii Articles

CiNii Articles enables users to search information on academic articles published in academic society journals, university research bulletins or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database. (Some full text access available). 

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a good place to start your search for wide range of subjects.  You can enter keywords (i.e. manga) and Japan to search scholarly or magazine articles on Japan.  Alternatively, type keywords and Japan, then select "Geographic Terms" from the pull-down menu.

Here's what results for search on "Hello Kitty" looks like.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

Yomidasu Rekishikan

Japan Times

This English language newspaper is available through:

The Japan Times in Lexis Nexis Academic (1998-Present) and NewsBank

Enter keywords in the search box to search articles from The Japan Times.

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar Search