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Japanese Studies: Books & Journals

How to find books

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How to find journal articles

How to make ILL requests

Fill up the forms below to request books and journal articles.  For faster retrieval of items, provide as much accurate information as possible.    Consult a Romanization Table for the romanization of Japanese words.  To see the detailed instruction on how to make  ILL requests to Japan,  click here.

Request form

How to Search for CDs

CDs all have call numbers that begin with Y. First, start by going to the Advanced Search in UC Library Search. Change the Language selection to Japanese, and type a keyword or Japanese into the main search box. .

Use the "Adjust Your Results" (left nav bar on the results screen) to narrow down by Subject or Genre. Here is a browseable list of CDs and other audio items that are in Japanese. Click the filter for 'online' to see the links to streaming content; 'held by library' for CDs.