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Collection Guidelines: Japanese: Subject Info

These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Japanese language and literatures collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus).

About This Guide

These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Japanese language and literatures collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus).  For questions or more information, please contact the Azusa Tanaka, Japanese Studies Librarian.

UW Libraries: Collection Goals

The UW Libraries is committed to providing convenient and timely access to collections and information resources that are outstanding with respect to their quality, depth, diversity, format and currency to support the research and teaching missions of the University of Washington.

Subject Definition

The Japanese Studies collection supports the resources on Japan in the humanities and social sciences.

Subject Classification

DS801-897 History of Japan

JQ1499-1749 Political institutions and public administration of East Asia including Japan

HC461-465 Economic history and conditions by region or country (Japan)

GN1-890 Anthropology

BQ1-9800 Buddhism

H Social Science

N Art and Architecture

KNX1-4999 Law, Japan

PL501-699 Japanese Language

PL701-898 Japanese Literature