Encyclopedia of Shinto
English translation of the Shinto jiten, general work of reference regarding Shinto in Japan. Includes links to video images, illustrations, photographs
and sound files.
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Includes dictionaries (Japanese, English-Japanese, Japanese-English and English-English); the Nihon daihyakka zensho (Nipponica), a full text 30 vol. encyclopedia;
two dictionaries of current words: Imidas and Gendai yÅgo no kiso chishiki; a dictionary of scientific terms: Kagaku gijutsu ryakugo jiten; a biographical dictionary: Nihon jinmei daijiten; the JK Who's Who; the Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan; a news database (NNA) that covers Asia and the European Union; a full-text journal: ShÅ«kan ekonomisuto; Edo-TÅkyÅ kasane chizu (map); full-text of books in the TÅyÅ bunko series; chronologies (world history, Japan by period, Japan by prefecture, science, culture, society, daily life, social movements, economics and for individuals); a database of video (TV, news) recordings from 1908 to 2005; database of dissertations from the humanities departments of six universities in Japan; URL database; books in print database; sound library; music library. In JK select series, JitsÅ« (character dictionary compiled by Shirakawa Shizuka) and Nihon rekishi chimei taikei are available. In JK + NKR, Nihon kokugo daijiten and Kokushi daijiten are also available. Usage info: Limited to 6 simultaneous users which are shared with 6 institutions.
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