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Japanese language, literature & culture

A guide to the library & web resources on this subject

Finding Books and E-Books in Japanese

From the library main page, select advanced search:

onesearch main page

Then choose Japanese from the dropdown menu under Language:

advanced search in onesearch

To limit your search to just books, then select Books from the dropdown menu under Resource Type:

onesearch advanced search resource type
For e-books, select Full Text Online from the additional filters that will appear after you run your initial search. For print books at Hunter, select Items Currently on Shelf:

onesearch filters  There are many other filters available as well to further narrow your search.

Finding Print Books or Browsing the Library's Japanese Books Collection

When you find a book you want, be sure to note the call number, which will tell you where the book is located on the shelf.

If you want to browse the collection, Chinese books in the library are located on B2:

You can browse by topic using the following call numbers:

Books and DVDs at Hunter

Hunter College Libraries allocate a portion of the budget to purchase the most current books on this subject annually. While the collection might not be exhaustive, you will find our collection to be diverse and rich.