To browse the books on Japanese language and literature on the 2nd floor of the library, use these call numbers:
Japanese language: PL 501-699
Japanese literature: PL 700-889
Reference books are on the main floor, same call numbers.
Japanese films may be found under many different call numbers, depending on the type of film and topic. Use the library catalogue Advanced search to combine keyword: japan or japanese and type: DVD or video
Use the Advanced search option to limit a search by language.
Use the library catalogue and related subject guides to find books on Japanese culture, history, philosophy, art, etc.
A keyword search allows you to search for a word, words or a phrase anywhere in the library catalogue record (such as author name or words appearing in the title).
For example: modernism and (theatre or theater)
A Starts With (or Browse) search allows you to browse a list of titles, authors or subject headings that correspond to the information you provide. This type of search is best used when you are searching for a particular title, author or subject.
Subject searches can be an effective way to find information about an author or topic.
To search by Subject in the Library Catalogue, click the Starts With button and then select LC Subject from the drop-down menu.
Useful Subject Headings when searching for information about an author and/or his or her works include:
Name of author (Last name, first name)
Name of author (Last name, first name) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Name of author (Last name, first name). Title of a specific work.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 Death of a Salesman.