KinoDen is a new digital library service providing access to  more than 10.000 academic e-books in Japanese, in a wide variety of disciplines and from various Japanese publishing houses.  Full-text search is enabled. You can request that we purchase titles for common access for all NNC institutions by using the purchase button.

Search tip: When searching KinoDen if  you want to only see books already purchased for NNC access, please take away the marking for  「未蔵書を含める」in the search results list.

Avalable with support from Japan Foundation.

In Japanese.

Youtube ‘How to use KinoDen’ 

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KinoDen user guide can be found here.

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KinoDen – Japanese e-books

Terms of use

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