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  • 1. Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

    This dictionary is a compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. (Updates ongoing based on user contributions)
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  • 2. Kanopy (Films)

    Kanopy is a video streaming platform which offers a broad collection that includes over 26,000 films and videos from 800 top producers such as BBC Active, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection/Janus films, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features, The Great Courses, Green Planet Films, Kino Lorber Edu, Media Education Foundation, National Film Board of Canada, New Day Films, PBS, Psychotheraphy.net, the DEFA Film Library’s (East) German Film Collection, and many more. Kanopy launches over 300 new releases per month. Films range from documentaries, independent and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. With regard to topic coverage, humanities and the arts represent the largest category, followed by education and media/communication. Other strong categories are the sciences, social sciences, and history. Search for films by title, subject, keywords, or browse by subject. Register with Kanopy to utilize features such as playlists, clips, sharing, embedding, and creating a watch list for future viewing. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact Kanopy and they will try to obtain the film for the database within several weeks. See also Docuseek2 and Films on Demand databases for more streaming video options.
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  • 3. Yomidas Rekishikan (Japan)

    The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japanese newspaper database that contains 3 databases: Rekiahikan--more than 10 million articles since its inaugural issue in 1874. The Yomiuri Shimbun -- about 4.8 million news articles of are available from 1986 onward. The Daily Yomiuri (English) -- about 175,000 articles of are available from 1989 onward.
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  • 4. Japan Knowledge

    About Japan: Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Databases.
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  • 5. J-STAGE (Japan Science and Technology Information)

    J-STAGE (The Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic) is a repository of academic journal articles and research papers created and maintained by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JSTA). Entries marked with the “Free/PDF” icon are available in full-text form free of charge. Some items may require a nominal fee for viewing. Other entries consist of bibliographic citations only. If an item's full text is not available, search the journal title in the UW Library Catalog to see if the journal is available through other databases; if it is not, use ILL. Patrons may register for MY J-STAGE, which allows access to additional services. Access to J-STAGE is free, and the site is available independent of the UW Libraries website. NOTE: When accessing the database on non-campus computers, using Google Chrome is recommended (PDF files may not open in Internet Explorer or Firefox on computers with older versions of Windows, unless the Abode Reader Font Pack for Japanese has been installed).
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  • 6. E-Tripitaka Later Han dynasty to the beginning of the Yuan dynasty

    E-Tripitaka is the electronic edition of a large collection of Chinese Buddhist Canon that is used throughout East Asia. The main language is Chinese, with citations, fragments and notes in other languages and scripts, including Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Japanese and others. The aim of CBETA is “to provide an electronic edition of Chinese Buddhist texts that is as accurate and reliable as possible and that can serve as a foundation for further work both in Buddhist Studies and for Buddhist communities. (Updates vary)
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  • 7. DBPIA / 디비피아; 전체검색

    DBPIA : Nurimedia scientific database service which provides the original web service by building scholarly journals that are published by superior society, publishing company, and research institute, etc. of Korea from the first issue to the recent one KRPIA : Web database service which is provided by building reference data such as history, folk customs, culture & art, literature, natural science, scientific technology, construction, dictionary, etc. of Korea into the original, the original text DB, image, and 3D.
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  • 8. Kikuzo II

    Kikuzo II contains five separate sections: 1. Asahi Shinbun, Shukan Asahi, and AERA: full-text database (1984 to the present) 2. Asahi Shinbun Shukusatsuban: newspaper-page database (1879-1989) 3. Chie-zo: dictionary of contemporary terms 4. Jinbutsu: Who's Who 5. Rekishi Shashin: historical photo archive (1930s-1945) (Updated daily)
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  • 9. Koseisha Index to Japanese Magazines and Periodicals from the Meiji Era to the Present

    This database is a citation index to periodical articles published in Japanese since 1868. Based on Meiji-Taisho-Showa-zenki Zasshi Kiji Sakuin Shusei, the database complements NDL's online index to magazines and periodicals (Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan Zasshi Kiji Sakuin). In addition, the coverage includes nationally distributed periodicals (Zenkoku-shi) and regionally published periodicals (Chiho-shi) as well as those published in former Japanese colonies (such as Toa Dobunkai and Toa Dobunshoin Daigaku). (Updates unknown)
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  • 10. Taiwan Nichinichi Shinpo (1898-1944) 台灣日日新報

    Taiwan nichinichi shinpo was an official newspaper of the Taiwanese government under Japanese colonial rule. In the wake of the changing status of affairs, this daily newspaper included news about legislation and the fluctuation of the social hierarchy, in addition to chronicling current events, and cultural activities. The paper was published in Japanese from 1898-1944, and added Chinese text from 1905-1911. It is one of the most indispensable resources for the study of Taiwanese history during the colonial period.
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