Email co-chairs with inquiries:
Yukari Sugiyama (Co-Chair), Metadata Librarian, Yale University
Ayako Yoshimura (Co-Chair), Japanese Studies Librarian, University of Chicago
Katherine Matsuura, Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian, Harvard University
Ann Marie Davis, Japanese Studies Librarian/Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Mitsutaka Nakamura, Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis
The NCC’s Digital Resources Committee (DRC) is a database and digital scholarship liaison and support group for North American libraries and their users. We work to facilitate better digital and electronic access to Japanese information, and wider utilization of digital tools and electronic resources in traditional and digital scholarship on Japan.
The focus of our activities are to:
NOTE: The NCC's DRC cannot act as "go-between" for your library and a vendor to negotiate licensing. We can, however, help you better understand the licensing process and the database creators involved.
This guide is a directory to digital resources vendors and agents in Japan prepared by the Digital Resources Committee (DRC) of the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, the NCC.
The guide lists major databases currently available and cross references by the key vendors of each database product.
The DRC provides information useful to institutions that wish to subscribe to Japanese databases.
If you are here to find user guides and/or tips on a particular database, please try the Subject Guides Portal or Search box below.