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Research Tip: Use Reference Sources
Use Reference Sources
Begin your research by using reference sources to get:
- ideas for your paper
- overviews of a topic
- a list of recommended resources
Go beyond Wikipedia by using librarian-recommended reference sources.
Recommended Reference Sources
Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan
Call Number: SAWYER REFERENCE DS805 .K633 1983
This nine-volume reference work contains over 10,000 articles exploring every aspect of Japanese society, history, politics, economy, thought and culture. Longer articles include a bibliography.
Japan (World Bibliographical Series, v. 103)
Call Number: SAWYER REFERENCE DS806 .S54 1989
An annotated English-language bibliography covering all major fields of knowledge relating to Japan. Includes extensive list of references including primary sources.
Japanese History and Culture from Ancient to Modern Times
Call Number: SAWYER REFERENCE DS835 .D69 1995
Contains bibliographies in seven different topic areas, including "Japan and the Crisis in Asia, 1931-1945: Primary Materials in English" and "Occupied Japan and the Cold War in Asia".