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Japanese Research & Bibliographic Methods for Undergraduates: Supplemental Readings

A full curriculum for students in undergraduate programs who have studied at least one year of Japanese.

Lesson Specific Readings

General:

Makino, Yasuko, and Masaei Saito. 1994. A student guide to Japanese sources in the humanities. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan.


Lesson 8 - Romanization:

Barry, Randall K, Library of Congress, and American Library Association. 1997. ALA-LC romanization tables : transliteration schemes for non-Roman scripts. Washington: Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/japanese.pdf.

Hepburn, J.C. 1867. A Japanese and English Dictionary; with an English and Japanese Index. Shanghai: American Presbyterian Mission Press. http://books.google.com/books?id=4h0TAAAAYAAJ&dq=James%20Curtis%20Hepburn&pg=PR3#v=onepage&q&f=false.


Lesson 11 - Types of Dictionaries:

Kembō, Hidetoshi. 1961. “Chapter Three: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Indicies of Vocabulary.” In Japanese Language Studies in the Shōwa Period: a Guide to Japanese Reference and Research Materials, ed. Joseph Yamagiwa, 32–34. Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press.


Lesson 14 - Bibliographies

Carol Anne Germain, University at Albany. 2010. “Guide to Annotating a Bibliography.” http://library.albany.edu/usered/research/anbib.html.


Lesson 15 - Research Papers

Booth, Wayne C, Gregory G Colomb, and Joseph M Williams. 2008. “Chapter Three: From Topics to Questions.” In The Craft of Research. 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


Lesson 19 - Units of Measure

Suzuki Shin’ichi 鈴木伸一. “Unit Expression English-Japanese.” http://www2.gol.com/users/pbw/unit.htm#TabUnit.


Information Literacy Articles

Kuhlthau, Carol. “Information Search Process.” http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~kuhlthau/information_search_process.htm.
 
 
Tkay, Gretchen, and Huddleston, Bogi. "First Year English Research Guide." http://libguides.uta.edu/firstyearenglish.
Designed for university freshmen taking first year English Courses, but the research strategies outlined are universal.

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