Welcome to the guide for Japan Studies at UT Libraries. This guide navigates through research and teaching resources related to Japan Studies here at UTL and beyond! Please use the menu on the left to navigate through the guide.
This guide does not exhaust all the possible resources that UT Libraries have that may help your research and teaching. Please also check out other related guides listed on the right. The UT Libraries have a plethora of resource and expertise to support your research and teaching. If the information here does not satisfy your needs or you want to know more about the resource and services at the UT Libraries, please contact Yi Shan, the East Asian Studies Liaison librarian.
Most North American Libraries follow the Library of Congress Japanese romanization rules, which is a modified Hepburn system. Many libraries in Japan may use Kunreishiki 訓令式 romanization. The National Diet Library also has its own romanization rules (Yomi no kijun 読みの基準). For details, please see the links below.
Different styles of characters are treated differently in UTL Catalog (ie. titles with 旧字体 is not discoverable when searching with 新字体), for example 說 and 説. To get most comprehensive results, please search the romanization.
An older version of the Japan Studies Guide is accessible through the link below. The older version is not currently being updated and will be archived by the end of Summer 2023.
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