The Japanese language and literature collection supports the teaching programs and research needs of students and faculty of the Japanese section of the MLL department. The focus is on language learning, linguistics, and culture.
GENERAL SUBJECT BOUNDARIES
The focus of collection development is on language learning. We acquire some texts in Japanese and some in translation. We also acquire secondary works on Japanese literature and culture, primarily in English.
TYPES OF MATERIALS COLLECTED
Monographs constitute the core of the collection. Standard reference works are routinely collected.
FORMAT OF MATERIALS COLLECTED
Print materials make up the bulk of the collection, although audiovisual materials are also acquired.
Japanese and English
Primarily modern, with some editions of classic works.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Does not currently contain materials relating to Japanese as an academic discipline.
OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE
CONSORT and OhioLINK increase our access to less commonly-used materials. Students and faculty also make use of ILL for their research.
CREATION DATE AND REVISION HISTORY
Created October 2007 [Karen Greever, in consulation with Hideo Tomita]