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NEW trial Japanese database: Maisaku

We are pleased to announce that the new database for Mainichi Newspaper is available for trial now through October 31, 2011. Please access the database by clicking the blue “log-in” button on the first screen.

Maisaku 毎索 (http://mainichi.jp/contents/edu/maisaku/login.html)

The Maisaku database lets you search all the Mainichi Shinbun 毎日新聞 (formally Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shinbun 東京日日新聞, Osaka Nippo 大阪日報, etc) from 1872 (Meiji 5) to present. The database also includes other functions likeヨミロンサーチ which provides newspaper research from October 1945 to June 2011 on public opinions, such as cabinet and political party approval ratings. The data can be searched by keyword and date with sorting functions for categories like gender and age.

If you find this database useful, please make sure to give us feedback.