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Japanese Studies: Books

Subjects: Japan


The majority of books held by the Bodleian Libraries, in both physical and electronic formats, can be searched for via SOLO. If you are new to Oxford libraries or to SOLO, we recommend visiting the 'Getting Started' and 'How to' guides at the links below.

             A list of guides providing foundational information on accessing information and using the Bodleian Libraries.

             Find information on how to use our key resource discovery tools, library services and more.

Principal collections

The Japanese Library holds the University's principal collections related to Japan in the humanities and social sciences.

In addition, the following collections may be of interests to the students of Japanese studies:

Key titles


A lot of titles are available online and can be searched via SOLO. These are some of the key titles found in the reading lists and are available to borrow at the Japanese Library.