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Description of Database

20th Century Media Database : During the Allied Occupation
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1945 - 1949

Database of tables of contents, headlines, advertisements and so on from 13,787 magazines and newspapers owned by Gordon W. Prange Collection (Maryland University in the U.S.).

American History 1493-1945 (Module II)
Language:English / Full-text /

Tutorials / Contents List

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1860 - 1945

American History 1493-1945 (Module II) contains materials from the presidential election in 1860 (Lincoln was elected), the Civil War, until the end of World War Ⅱ. It provides not only important documents, personal diaries and letters but visual materials such as maps , sketch books and photos about the below topics. Full color and full text are avilable.
– Slavery
– Westward movement
– World War Ⅰ(An american nurse’s diary and documents about infantry)
– Economic growth and Gilded Age
– Women’s suffrage movement (including an enormous number of letters written by Susan B. Anthony)
– The Great Depression and the New Deal (including criticism of Herbert Hoover)
– World War Ⅱ (including Morris Weiner’s World War Ⅱ collection and materials about Okinawa)

Artemis Primary Sources(Gale Databases)
Language:English / Full-text /

terms of use | HELP is on the tool section of the page after logging in.

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:mid 15th century - 20th century

Artemis Primary Sources searches multiple source of historical material databases.
Contracted databases:

  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
  • Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)
  • The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985)
Bibliography of British and Irish History(Brepolis) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (MS PowerPoint)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus
About coverage:BC55 - current

A literature database of British and Irish history (B.C.55 – the present) made by the Royal Historical Society.

Cambridge Companions Online
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide

Resource Type Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of “Cambridge Companions” series, which briefly summarize major writers, artists, topics and periods. Rikkyo university has contract for 197 titles (Philosophy, Religion, and Culture collection).

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide in Japanese (MS Word)

Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1701-1800

The online version of “The Eighteenth Century” (microfilm version). It contains all of the printings printed in English or U.K. in the 18th century (1701-1800). Printings details : books, a fly sheet, bibles, pamphlets, guides, dictionaries, yearbooks, maps, etc. All the pages by images can be viewed.
*March 2016 ECCOⅡ additionally contracted (a search screen is the same).

Electronic Enlightenment
Language:English / Full-text /

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Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database of digitized correspondence left by illuminators who worked actively from the beginning of the 17th century to the middle of the 19th century (For example, Voltaire, Rousseau, Newton and Kant). This database was provided by the project of Oxford University Press and Oxford University Bodleian Library. Correspondence’s counterpart is a family member, a friend, a bank, a bookstore, a publisher, a patron, etc. Through descriptions expressing illuminator’s voice, time background, relationships and private lives, “Electronic Enlightenment” provides new finding place of historical research, research of thought and research of characters.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1660-2005

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers searches Parliamentary materials as important materials studying U.K. and neighboring countries.
Rikkyo University has contract for two databases written below.
(1)Nineteenth / Twentieth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers : It contains the full texts of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers including charts, maps, etc…in the 19th-20th century (1801-2005).
(2)Eighteenth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers : It provides about 1 million pages of all kinds of documents in the period called “Long” 18th century (1660-1834).
[more info]

 

International African Bibliography Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text
Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of “International African Bibliography”.

International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Language:Japanese
Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || FREE
About

This portal site provides information of Japanese culture researches. For example, the database of rare books and materials about ghost (Yo-kai) picture scrolls, old maps, tanka/haiku and the research support database. Some databases require application for use.

KOD Kenkyusha Online Dictionary
Language:English and Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:10 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Kenkyusha’s online dictionary search service. It contains Kenkyusha’s New English-Japanese Dictionary sixth edition and Kenkyusha’s New Japanese-English Dictionary fifth edition for the extensive demands of English business and English learning.

Kokushi Daijiten Online(JapanKnowledge Lib)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

explanatory notes (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database of “国史大辞典(Kokushi Daijiten)” (Total 15 volumes, total 17 books), the biggest Japanese historical encyclopedia published by “吉川弘文館(Yoshikawa kobunkan) in between 1979 and 1997. Besides about 54000 entry words of the book version, about 4000 crossheads can be searched.

MLA International Bibliography(EBSCOhost) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

EBSCOhost Search Guide (in Japanese) | MLA International Bibliography Search Guide (in Japanse)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

MLA International Bibliography is the secondary information database on linguistics, literature and folklore produced by Modern Language Association. It contains not only more than 4400 journals but information of books, theses, etc. “PMLA: Publications of Modern Language Association of America” contains from 1880’s. When the link “Find this article in full text from JSTOR” is displayed , the articles can be viewed in full text by JSTOR.

National Geographic Virtual Library(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

User’s Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1888-1994

This is the official journal database of  “National Geographic Society” (nonprofit organization)  which was established for the purpose of the spread of geography. It is well-known that though it was an academic journal, many pictures and photos were used and especially color photos were carried earlier than any journals.

Nihon Bungaku Online Library
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)terms of company membership (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:Waka & Haiku:2, Dictionary:2 || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus
About

(1)”和歌&俳諧ライブラリー(Waka & haikai library), 新編国歌大観(Shinpen kokka taikan)” by “角川学芸出版(Kadokawa Corporation)”
(2)”新編私家集大成(Shinpen shika shutaisei)” by “古典ライブラリー(Koten library, Ltd.)”
(3)”歌書集成(Kasho shusei)” by “古典ライブラリー(Koten library, Ltd.)”
(4)”古典俳文学大系(Koten haibungaku taikei)” by “集英社 (SHUEISHA Inc.)”
(5)辞典ライブラリー(Jiten library) “和歌文学大辞典(Waka bungaku daijiten)” by “古典ライブラリー・新編集(Koten library, Ltd. New edition)”
(6)”歌ことば歌枕大辞典(Utakotoba utamakura daijiten)” by “角川学芸出版(Kadokawa Corporation)”

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

NCCO searches a wide range of first historical materials in the 19th century. It contains various materials such as books, monographs, newspapers, magazines, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photos, pamphlets, maps, statistics (mainly in English, but including non-European languages). Rikkyo University has contract for Archive 1-8.

Song Yuan Print Collection from The Seikado Bunko(J-DAC)
Language:Chinese / Full-text
Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of Song Yuan Print Collection from The Seikado Bunko.Rikkyo university has contract for as follows:
44 宋版 史部 東都事略 ~ 追補254 宋版 史部 圖經、追補253 宋版 史部  致堂先生讀史管見
223 元版 集部 箋註陶淵明集 ~ 230 元版 集部 晦庵先生朱文公文集

Theologische Realenzyklopadie Online(TRE Online)

flier (in Japanese) | Terms and Conditions

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of the theological encyclopedia “Theologische Realenzyklopadie” (total 36 volumes).

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
Full-text /

HELP is on the page after logging in.| Terms & Conditions

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimeted || Log out:Required || On-Campus
About

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is very useful online reference for literary researches. Searches and browses the Encyclopedia of Twentieth – Century Fiction, the Encyclopedia of the Novel and the Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory all at once. This database contains more than 900 articles (300-7000 words) written by specialists. There is a cross-reference function in the article and the end of the article.It provides not only the ordinary Advanced Search functions but also the function searching related articles by themes, fields, characters periods.

World Scholar:Latin America & the Caribbean(Gale Databases)

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database about Latin American culture and society from the 15th century until the present. It provides not only the primary sources and the secondary sources but also the latest newspaper & magazine texts and videos & multimedia materials.

20th Century Media Database : During the Allied Occupation
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1945 - 1949

Database of tables of contents, headlines, advertisements and so on from 13,787 magazines and newspapers owned by Gordon W. Prange Collection (Maryland University in the U.S.).

American History 1493-1945 (Module II)
Language:English / Full-text /

Tutorials / Contents List

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1860 - 1945

American History 1493-1945 (Module II) contains materials from the presidential election in 1860 (Lincoln was elected), the Civil War, until the end of World War Ⅱ. It provides not only important documents, personal diaries and letters but visual materials such as maps , sketch books and photos about the below topics. Full color and full text are avilable.
– Slavery
– Westward movement
– World War Ⅰ(An american nurse’s diary and documents about infantry)
– Economic growth and Gilded Age
– Women’s suffrage movement (including an enormous number of letters written by Susan B. Anthony)
– The Great Depression and the New Deal (including criticism of Herbert Hoover)
– World War Ⅱ (including Morris Weiner’s World War Ⅱ collection and materials about Okinawa)

Artemis Primary Sources(Gale Databases)
Language:English / Full-text /

terms of use | HELP is on the tool section of the page after logging in.

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:mid 15th century - 20th century

Artemis Primary Sources searches multiple source of historical material databases.
Contracted databases:

  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
  • Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)
  • The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985)
Bibliography of British and Irish History(Brepolis) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (MS PowerPoint)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus
About coverage:BC55 - current

A literature database of British and Irish history (B.C.55 – the present) made by the Royal Historical Society.

Cambridge Companions Online
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide

Resource Type Find Online Journals and eBooks
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of “Cambridge Companions” series, which briefly summarize major writers, artists, topics and periods. Rikkyo university has contract for 197 titles (Philosophy, Religion, and Culture collection).

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide in Japanese (MS Word)

Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1701-1800

The online version of “The Eighteenth Century” (microfilm version). It contains all of the printings printed in English or U.K. in the 18th century (1701-1800). Printings details : books, a fly sheet, bibles, pamphlets, guides, dictionaries, yearbooks, maps, etc. All the pages by images can be viewed.
*March 2016 ECCOⅡ additionally contracted (a search screen is the same).

Electronic Enlightenment
Language:English / Full-text /

HELP | Legal Notice

Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database of digitized correspondence left by illuminators who worked actively from the beginning of the 17th century to the middle of the 19th century (For example, Voltaire, Rousseau, Newton and Kant). This database was provided by the project of Oxford University Press and Oxford University Bodleian Library. Correspondence’s counterpart is a family member, a friend, a bank, a bookstore, a publisher, a patron, etc. Through descriptions expressing illuminator’s voice, time background, relationships and private lives, “Electronic Enlightenment” provides new finding place of historical research, research of thought and research of characters.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1660-2005

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers searches Parliamentary materials as important materials studying U.K. and neighboring countries.
Rikkyo University has contract for two databases written below.
(1)Nineteenth / Twentieth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers : It contains the full texts of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers including charts, maps, etc…in the 19th-20th century (1801-2005).
(2)Eighteenth Century House of Commons Parliamentary Papers : It provides about 1 million pages of all kinds of documents in the period called “Long” 18th century (1660-1834).
[more info]

 

International African Bibliography Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Mainly, English / Full-text
Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of “International African Bibliography”.

International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Language:Japanese
Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || FREE
About

This portal site provides information of Japanese culture researches. For example, the database of rare books and materials about ghost (Yo-kai) picture scrolls, old maps, tanka/haiku and the research support database. Some databases require application for use.

KOD Kenkyusha Online Dictionary
Language:English and Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:10 || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Kenkyusha’s online dictionary search service. It contains Kenkyusha’s New English-Japanese Dictionary sixth edition and Kenkyusha’s New Japanese-English Dictionary fifth edition for the extensive demands of English business and English learning.

Kokushi Daijiten Online(JapanKnowledge Lib)
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

explanatory notes (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:3 || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database of “国史大辞典(Kokushi Daijiten)” (Total 15 volumes, total 17 books), the biggest Japanese historical encyclopedia published by “吉川弘文館(Yoshikawa kobunkan) in between 1979 and 1997. Besides about 54000 entry words of the book version, about 4000 crossheads can be searched.

MLA International Bibliography(EBSCOhost) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

EBSCOhost Search Guide (in Japanese) | MLA International Bibliography Search Guide (in Japanse)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

MLA International Bibliography is the secondary information database on linguistics, literature and folklore produced by Modern Language Association. It contains not only more than 4400 journals but information of books, theses, etc. “PMLA: Publications of Modern Language Association of America” contains from 1880’s. When the link “Find this article in full text from JSTOR” is displayed , the articles can be viewed in full text by JSTOR.

National Geographic Virtual Library(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Full-text /

User’s Guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:1888-1994

This is the official journal database of  “National Geographic Society” (nonprofit organization)  which was established for the purpose of the spread of geography. It is well-known that though it was an academic journal, many pictures and photos were used and especially color photos were carried earlier than any journals.

Nihon Bungaku Online Library
Language:Japanese / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)terms of company membership (in Japanese)

Access Maximum number of users:Waka & Haiku:2, Dictionary:2 || Log outNot Required || On-Campus
About

(1)”和歌&俳諧ライブラリー(Waka & haikai library), 新編国歌大観(Shinpen kokka taikan)” by “角川学芸出版(Kadokawa Corporation)”
(2)”新編私家集大成(Shinpen shika shutaisei)” by “古典ライブラリー(Koten library, Ltd.)”
(3)”歌書集成(Kasho shusei)” by “古典ライブラリー(Koten library, Ltd.)”
(4)”古典俳文学大系(Koten haibungaku taikei)” by “集英社 (SHUEISHA Inc.)”
(5)辞典ライブラリー(Jiten library) “和歌文学大辞典(Waka bungaku daijiten)” by “古典ライブラリー・新編集(Koten library, Ltd. New edition)”
(6)”歌ことば歌枕大辞典(Utakotoba utamakura daijiten)” by “角川学芸出版(Kadokawa Corporation)”

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)(Gale Databases) Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Books, Find Journal Articles, Find Newspaper Articles
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

NCCO searches a wide range of first historical materials in the 19th century. It contains various materials such as books, monographs, newspapers, magazines, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photos, pamphlets, maps, statistics (mainly in English, but including non-European languages). Rikkyo University has contract for Archive 1-8.

Song Yuan Print Collection from The Seikado Bunko(J-DAC)
Language:Chinese / Full-text
Resource Type Find Books
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of Song Yuan Print Collection from The Seikado Bunko.Rikkyo university has contract for as follows:
44 宋版 史部 東都事略 ~ 追補254 宋版 史部 圖經、追補253 宋版 史部  致堂先生讀史管見
223 元版 集部 箋註陶淵明集 ~ 230 元版 集部 晦庵先生朱文公文集

Theologische Realenzyklopadie Online(TRE Online)

flier (in Japanese) | Terms and Conditions

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

The online version of the theological encyclopedia “Theologische Realenzyklopadie” (total 36 volumes).

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
Full-text /

HELP is on the page after logging in.| Terms & Conditions

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimeted || Log outRequired || On-Campus
About

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is very useful online reference for literary researches. Searches and browses the Encyclopedia of Twentieth – Century Fiction, the Encyclopedia of the Novel and the Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory all at once. This database contains more than 900 articles (300-7000 words) written by specialists. There is a cross-reference function in the article and the end of the article.It provides not only the ordinary Advanced Search functions but also the function searching related articles by themes, fields, characters periods.

World Scholar:Latin America & the Caribbean(Gale Databases)

user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Information on Business, Industry, Region
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database about Latin American culture and society from the 15th century until the present. It provides not only the primary sources and the secondary sources but also the latest newspaper & magazine texts and videos & multimedia materials.

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