Monday, April 18, 2011

Nikkoku Online Now Available Through JapanKnowledge!

We are pleased to announce that we have upgraded our subscription to JapanKnowledge to include Nikkoku Online. The Nikkoku Online is the electronic version of the Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, the largest Japanese language dictionary published by Shogakkan. We have the second edition (2000-2002) available in print at the Reference Section at the East Asian Library. It is comprised of 14 volumes (13 vols. + bessatsu).

Here is how you can access the Nikkoku Online:

1. Go to JapanKnowledge website:
2. You will be promted to log in by cliking on the ログイン button on the upper left corner of the page
3. On the left-hand column, look for 日本国語大辞典 and click on the 個別 button located beside it, as indicated on the image below

4. A separate window will open. Now you can input your search terms in the 検索語 box

We hope you find this resource useful for your study and research purposes!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Fabiano Rocha, Japan Studies Librarian, at