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New Japanese Resource: Nihon Bungaku Web Toshokan 日本文学WEB図書館

The East Asia library is delighted to inform the subscription of Nihon Bungaku Web Toshokan 日本文学WEB図書館. As listed below, the database contains two major Japanese poetry anthologies. It requires downloading a viewing software which works only on the Window’s operating system. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Nihon Bungaku Web Toshokan 日本文学WEB図書館

*Shinpen Kokka Taikan (Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan) 新編国歌大観(角川学芸出版)
*Shinpen Shikashu Taisie (Koten Library) 新編私家集大成(明治書院/古典ライブラリー)

How to use:

0) Operating Environment: Windows XP, VISTA, 7 & Internet Explore. It does not work well on Macs (and not at all on Mac OSX).
1) Visit: http://kotenlibrary.com/weblibrary/toshokan
2) Click [ダウンロードまたはアプリケーションの起動(図書館用)] button to download viewing button.
3) Download and install the viewing software.
4) Click [和歌ライブラリー] button on the top page「日本文学Web図書館」
5) After your initial log-in, you will be able to use the database simply going to the link http://kotenlibrary.com/weblibrary/toshokan, and by clicking the “ダウンロード…” button.
6) For more information, please visit http://kotenlibrary.com/weblibrary/toshokan then click 操作の手引きin the right box.