Kizuko II Visual for Libraries – Trial ended 30 Oct 2015

Kikuzo II Visual, an online commercial database of the Asahi Shimbun, was widely refurbished in April 2010. By adding image data of the pages printed during the Meiji, the Taisho and the early Showa periods, it became one of the largest newspaper databases of Japan, and presently contains more than 13 million items of the articles and the advertisements of the paper since its first issue in 1879. Full-text searching is available for post-1985 articles.

This trial can accommodate two (2) simultaneous users.

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Japan Chronicle Online – Trial ended 22 December 2014

The English-language Japan Chronicle Weekly (1902 – 1940) is the newspaper of record for Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence, through war, political and social upheaval and seismic social change in East Asia, onto the world stage in the first half of the twentieth century. Historians of East Asia have long seen the Japan Chronicle as a uniquely valuable resource.

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