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J Guide
Stanford Guide to Japan Information Resources
WWW Virtual Library Site for Japan
"The J Guide is an ongoing project of the Stanford University US-Japan Technology Management Center."
Includes both academic resources and general links.
By Norman Wayne Karo, Michael Wiemer, Kathryn Kada, and Richard Dasher

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Chinese and Japanese Art History WWW Virtual Library
"This site provides information on symposia, conferences, grants and other items of interest to graduate students of Chinese and Japanese art history."

East & Southeast Asia: Japan
An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
Japan: Academia, Libraries, & Professional Societies
By Robert E. Eng, Dept. of History, University of Redlands

Japanese Legal Research at the University of Washington
Written for use at the University of Washington Gallagher Law Library but contains a lot of useful online resources including Finding Laws and Finding Cases.
By Rob Britt, Library Associate, Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington

Japanese Studies Net Forum
"This website was created for those conducting research in Japanese studies to support networking of Japan specialists and to enable easier access to information in the field."

JP Net
Japanese Language and Culture Network
"The JP NET project seeks to build a clearinghouse for tools, services and information for Japanese Language and Culture educators and students world-wide. Our project executive summary has more details on the goals of the project."

Tale of Genji
"Welcome to our pages on the classic Japanese novel,The Tale of Genji. We have included pages on the culture during Heian Japan and the culture of Japan now, the main characters, a book review of Genji The Shining Prince, a short biography on Lady Murasaki Shikibu, and a summary. We hope that you find this a benefical and informative web site."
By Murasaki Shikibu

University of Washington, East Asia Library - Japanese Studies Page
Brief survey of the library's holdings and selected WWW Sites.

WebMuseum: Japanese Art and Architecture
"...works of art produced in Japan from the beginnings of human habitation there, sometime in the 10th millennium BC, to the present."

Web Japan
"Gateway for All Japanese Information"
Sections include: Nature & Geography ; Politics & Administration ; Economy & Industry ; Society ; Culture ; Travel & Sightseeing ; Sports & Leisure ; Science & Technology.
- Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)


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