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Modern Language Resources: Japanese

This guide is intended to provide guidance for both beginning and advanced students of Modern Languages.

Finding reference sources

Finding Books

Search our catalogue by Title or Author if you already know the book you are looking for.  Remember to type the Author's last name first!

Search by KEYWORD if you don't know the subject.  Browse your results, following the assigned Subject Headings to find more books on your topic.

Search by Subject Heading to find additional books on your topic.  Examples of the types of subject headings you can use:

  • Japan
  • Japan social life and customs
  • Japanese fiction
  • Japanese grammar
  • No (Japanese drama)
  • Popular culture Japan

Limiting any search by LANGUAGE --> JAPANESE will ensure you retrieve resources in the Japanese language.

Book sampler...

Which periodicals do we have?

By broad subject area:

Finding newspaper, magazine and journal articles