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American National Biography Online (ANB Online)
Language:English /

online user guide | help | Research Packs

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Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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The online version of  ” American national biography ” (24 volumes in total), the biggest reference of the american biographical dictionaries. This database widely includes people who influenced all the fields of an American history. It is valuable and essential for researches on a history , a society, an economic history and a culture of North America.

BNC Online(Shogakukan Corpus Network)
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

HELP is on the page after logging in. | Terms of membership ( in Japanese)Shogakukan Corpus Network online tutorials (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:5 || Log out:Required || On-Campus
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The world’s biggest the British National Corpus (BNC) was completed in 1994 and it contains 100 million words of written and spoken language. It contains BNC world edition, which is revised version of BNC. (Some texts were replaced because of copyright problems and corrected).

CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
Language:Chinese / Full-text /

KNS5.5 China Academic Journals user guide (in Japanese) | KNS5.5 China YearbooksFull-text Database user guide (in Japanese) | KNS5.5 China Statistical Yearbooks Database user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who, Find Stats
Access Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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CNKI China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database is the key project of national informatization construction.
[more info]

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Full-text
Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Not Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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The e-book type reference tool provided by Gale Group. This database enables you to cross search all the titles which Rikkyo University has contract for. Please search  e-resources A-Z for the latest contracted titles.

JapanKnowledge Lib Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

contents (in Japanese)terms of membership (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:4 || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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Database of dictionaries and encyclopedias. This database searches about 50 contents such as 大日本百科事典,ニッポニカ(Dai Nihon Hyakka Jiten,Nipponica), English-Japanese dictionaries, Japanese-English dictionaries, English-English dictionaries, etc. It also contains web based 日本近代文学館(Nihon Kindai Bungaku Kan).

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
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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
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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.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Tour of the online edition | Printable help texts and guidesguide to using the online edition| Privacy Policy and Legal Notice

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 coverage:B.C.4-current

The online version of “Oxford Dictionary of National Biography”. This database widely covers persons related to British history from the 4th century B.C. until the present. It also contains more than 10000 people’s portraits and photos.

Oxford English Dictionary Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English /

Help | Privacy policy and legal notice

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log out:Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
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“Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition)” is the world’s biggest and the most eminent dictionary. It’s total 20 volumes. This database is the online version of “Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition)”.

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

whoplus
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)quick guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:2 || Log out:Required
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whoplus enables you to cross search “Jinbutsu Jouhou Database (WHO)”, “Jinbutsu Reference Jiten”, “Jiten Kindai Nihon no Senkusha”, “Chosho・Chosha Jouhou”, “Nichigai Sentei Koushiki URL Shu”, etc. provided by Nichigai Associates, Inc. It has links to literature database. To reach the maximum number of browsing detailed information, this service may be stopped until the end of the year.

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
Full-text /

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

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Access Maximum number of users:unlimeted || Log out:Required || On-Campus
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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.

American National Biography Online (ANB Online)
Language:English /

online user guide | help | Research Packs

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

The online version of  ” American national biography ” (24 volumes in total), the biggest reference of the american biographical dictionaries. This database widely includes people who influenced all the fields of an American history. It is valuable and essential for researches on a history , a society, an economic history and a culture of North America.

BNC Online(Shogakukan Corpus Network)
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

HELP is on the page after logging in. | Terms of membership ( in Japanese)Shogakukan Corpus Network online tutorials (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:5 || Log outRequired || On-Campus
About

The world’s biggest the British National Corpus (BNC) was completed in 1994 and it contains 100 million words of written and spoken language. It contains BNC world edition, which is revised version of BNC. (Some texts were replaced because of copyright problems and corrected).

CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
Language:Chinese / Full-text /

KNS5.5 China Academic Journals user guide (in Japanese) | KNS5.5 China YearbooksFull-text Database user guide (in Japanese) | KNS5.5 China Statistical Yearbooks Database user guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who, Find Stats
Access Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

CNKI China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database is the key project of national informatization construction.
[more info]

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Full-text
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 e-book type reference tool provided by Gale Group. This database enables you to cross search all the titles which Rikkyo University has contract for. Please search  e-resources A-Z for the latest contracted titles.

JapanKnowledge Lib Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English and Japanese / Full-text /

contents (in Japanese)terms of membership (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Journal Articles, Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:4 || Log outRequired || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About

Database of dictionaries and encyclopedias. This database searches about 50 contents such as 大日本百科事典,ニッポニカ(Dai Nihon Hyakka Jiten,Nipponica), English-Japanese dictionaries, Japanese-English dictionaries, English-English dictionaries, etc. It also contains web based 日本近代文学館(Nihon Kindai Bungaku Kan).

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.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English / Full-text /

Tour of the online edition | Printable help texts and guidesguide to using the online edition| Privacy Policy and Legal Notice

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:unlimited || Log outNot Required || On-Campus || Off-Campus Access
About coverage:B.C.4-current

The online version of “Oxford Dictionary of National Biography”. This database widely covers persons related to British history from the 4th century B.C. until the present. It also contains more than 10000 people’s portraits and photos.

Oxford English Dictionary Users can search this database by READ >more
Language:English /

Help | Privacy policy and legal notice

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

“Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition)” is the world’s biggest and the most eminent dictionary. It’s total 20 volumes. This database is the online version of “Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition)”.

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).

whoplus
Language:Japanese /

user guide (in Japanese)quick guide (in Japanese)

Resource Type Find Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Who's who
Access Maximum number of users:2 || Log outRequired
About

whoplus enables you to cross search “Jinbutsu Jouhou Database (WHO)”, “Jinbutsu Reference Jiten”, “Jiten Kindai Nihon no Senkusha”, “Chosho・Chosha Jouhou”, “Nichigai Sentei Koushiki URL Shu”, etc. provided by Nichigai Associates, Inc. It has links to literature database. To reach the maximum number of browsing detailed information, this service may be stopped until the end of the year.

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.

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