Asian Studies (China, Japan, Korea, South Asia): Japan : Databases and Other Resources

Find Asian Studies articles, journals, books, databases and library's services. / Löydä Aasian tutkimuksen artikkelit, lehdet, kirjat, tietokannat ja kirjaston palvelut.

Find a Database (Helka)

Current in Japanese Resources

These former AsiaPortal databases can now be used through CrossAsia Nordic and Baltic Libraries Page:
(situation Feb 5 2024: works on-campus, or off-campus with VPN, but not yet off-campus without VPN)

  • Japan Times Archives
  • Asahi Shimbun Cross-Search
  • Yomidasu Rekishikan (Yomiuri Shimbun)

These will not be in use after 28.12.2023:

  • JapanKnowledge.
  • Nikkei Telecom21 (AsiaPortal).
  • Asian Newspapers (included some newspapers and magazines like Mainichi Shinbun)

Window to Japan Studies Resources

The Japan section in Asian Studies Subject Guide introduces you to noteworthy journals, new electronic and printed books and licensed and open access databases related to Japan Studies. 

View from Fukuzenji Temple, Tomonoura, Japan. Photo by Pekka Karhula

Japanese Newspaper Archives

Other Databases Japanese Studies

Open Access Resources


Linguistics and Language Learning

Literary Research

History and Archaeology

Society, Politics and Economy

Other Research Guides