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Year of Japan Research Guide: Home

Recommended resources on researching topics related to Japan and sources on studying, traveling, and living in Japan.

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KSU's Year of Japan

Every year KSU's Institute for Global Initiatives organizes a program to examine a specific country or region. Japan has been chosen for the 2013-2014 academic year.

KSU Year of Japan Website

More information on the KSU Country Study Program

Study/Travel/Work in Japan

Subject Guide

Chris Sharpe
Contact:
Assistant Director of Access Services
Librarian Associate Professor
C 108
L.V. Johnson Library
Marietta Campus
csharpe@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6190
Website / Blog Page

Research

Resources in the Sturgis Library Catalog

Use the catalog on the Library homepage to find books, ebooks, government documents, and films related to Japan.

Link to selection of books on various topics about Japan.

The Sturgis Library received books donated by The Nippon Foundation. These are recommended books for understanding contemporary Japan. You may find them in the catalog by searching for "Nippon Foundation."

Link to Nippon Foundation donated books in the Sturgis Library.

More information about the Nippon Foundation 100 Books

Articles

To find articles use the Sturgis Library databases such as SuperSearch or Proquest Research Library or many of the others available.  When searching for topics related to Japan it may be advisable to use the subject option and enter "Japan" OR "Japanese".

Also, some databases have a Geographic location option under advanced search.

Periodicals related to Japan

Books on Japan

Arts

Economy & Business

History

Politics and International Relations

Language & Literature

Culture

Web
Resources

Digital Collections

Organizations

News

Below are a few news resources available for free online.  The library's access to LexisNexis is another way to search for news about Japan or Japanese publications (includes The Japan Times, The Daily Yomiuri, & The Nikkei Weekly). 

Blogs/Forums related to Japan

Study/Travel/
Work in Japan

Study

Travel

Work