Finding English language resources in Japan Knowledge Plus
Japan Knowledge Plus
contains the Encyclopedia of Japan
(in English) and several Japanese-English dictionaries. You can find it under J in the Library's Databases section. To enter the database from its home page, click the login button.
This will take you to the main page. One of the English-language sources you can use is the Encyclopedia of Japan-- you can access it from the Advanced Search tab near the top of the page. If you hover your mouse over it, you can select Encyclopedia of Japan
from the dropdown menu. If you do, you'll see the menu on the left of the page switch to another menu in English.
= Advanced Search
The other English-language resources available to you are English-Japanese dictionaries. You can find them in the menu on the left of the main page. If you click on the English tab, you'll see a list of dictionaries to choose from.
Currently, the sources available to you are:
= The Random House English-Japanese Dictionary
= The Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary
= The Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary
= COBUILD English-Japanese Dictionary
= The Cambridge British English Dictionary
= Physics and Chemistry English-Japanese Dictionary
= Medical English-Japanese Dictionary
Select the resources you'd like to work from, then use the search box near the top of the page to conduct your search. Enter your keywords and click the Search button. From this point forward, you should be able to search as you would in an English-language database.
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