Use the Library Catalogue to find ebooks, journal titles, audio visual material and media resources and keep up to date with new material received by the Library.
Japanese language resources can also be found in the Library Catalogue by searching in Japanese characters or Rominazation, the Modified Hepburn Romanization System.
The following websites is the list of Modified Hepburn Romanization System and the cataloguing rules of Library of Congress:
Type in keywords or author or title in either Japanese characters or Romanization. The diacritics to indicate long vowel and syllabic nasal are displayed on screen. When typing keywords you can ignore the diacritics, it is not necessary to capitalise the proper noun.
Example of keywords
Example of subject headings
CiNii Articles is a multidisciplinary database that searches all the academic journals, and university research bulletins or articles in Japan.
The Collection is shelved by Library of Congress Classification and intershelved by Chinese and Japanese resources. Apart from this main collection, there is a folio section where all the big size books are kept, and also a reference collection. It is best to look for all these areas for finding Architecture resources.
Architecture, Building and Planning Library also holds resources in Japanese langauge.
|Architecture: 建築||Cultural heritage: 文化遺産|
|Historical buildings: 歴史的建築物、歴史的建造物||National treasures: 国宝|
Important cultural properties: 重要文化財
|Preservation: 保存、保護、維持||Intangible cultural heritage: 無形文化財|
|Projects: 事業||Tangible cultural heritage: 有形文化財|
|Data/reports: 資料、報告書||Pictures, photographs: 写真|
|Architectural design: 建築設計||Plans: 図面|