are currently updating this page and the connecting pages. It is a slow
process. We are trying to add new things but at the same time to not
destroy old but still mostly useful things.
JAPAN ENGLISH PUBLICATIONS
Standard is the best place to start looking for books and
periodicals published in Japan in English or partly in English.
Alphabertical list. Also
list by Category, and more. JEPP
is FREE. It provides
title, author, ISBN information on most titles. There are links for
more information on Amazon, searching on Google, and other
recommended resources that provide current availability and market
We have improved JEPP and added
another 25,000 titles that relate to Japan and East Asia. Really
useful. Take a look through the link on the left.
|How to Publish
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Directory of Professional Associations
The JDPA was
previously published as a
paper directory. The third edition was published in 1995. JDPA is used
by libraries, researchers, booksellers and others
needing information in English from Japan. The online edition is much
more current than was
possible with a paper directory. Accessing the data is easy and fast
unless you have a very slow internet connection. Subscribers may
contact us by email when they have questions. A human will respond. If
you are a subscriber, enter by clicking on the JDPA link on the left.
If you are not a subscriber, please order from your regular supplier,
or you can order from us. The 1-year subscription to JDPA is
US$500.00. JDPA is updated daily at our inhouse database; online
updates are made periodically. Over 9,000 Associations
(kyokai), Societies (gakkai), Institutes (kenkyujo), Centers and
similar organizations in Japan are included. Main data consists of
organization name in English and/or romaji Japanese (no kanji/kana are
used), address, contact information including email address and
Publications in Print
The JEPP has
history that has
included publishing of the Japan Publishers Directory, Japan English
Magazine Directory, Japan Directory of Books in Print, and five
editions of the JEPP itself. The last paper edition was published in
1998. JEPP is purchased and used by libraries, researchers, booksellers
and others needing information in English from Japan. Should you
subscribe to the online edition. The online edition is much
more current than was possible with a paper directory. Accessing the
data is easy and fast unless you have a very slow internet connection.
Subscribers may contact us by email when they have questions. A human
will respond. If you are a subscriber, enter by clicking on the JEPP
link on the left. If you are not a subscriber, please order from your
regular supplier, or you can order from us. The 1-year subscription to
the online JEPP is US$350.00. JEPP is updated daily at our inhouse
database; online updates are made at least twice per month. Over 25,000
publications are listed; all are published in Japan and are in English
or partly in English. A few Japanese publications are also included due
to their importance as reference material. The over 6,000 publishers
include commercial publishers both large and small, universities,
governments, associations, and a few individuals. Each title links to
its publishing organization. Main publisher data consists of
organization name in English and/or romaji Japanese (no
kanji/kana are used), address, contact information including email
address and website. The website links are active so that you can
quickly get more information. The email addresses are complete but not
active ...our attempt to limit email address harvesting and spam.
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JEPP Standard is newer and more complete.)... HERE
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of new titles FREE This is an
occasional listing of titles newly added to the JPGS
(JEPP) database. This should be helpful to librarians and
others seeking info on new publications. We will copy the style of the
old (discontinued newsletter) JGPS
will add some links to further info/sources. Eventually this may become
a paid subscription product but will remain FREE for some time. No
subscription needed; no registration.
free donation-supported and commission-supported version of JPGS data.
Lite is not a substitute for JDPA and JEPP. JPGSlite is both
broader and less comprehensive. Publications are dropped from
Lite if they can no longer be obtained from any source. JPGSlite can
be useful even for JEPP subscribers who are looking for a source from
which they can buy a book or other publication.
Journals Articles Blogs Wikis - Online sources for
information on Japan. Mostly academic, specialized, free.
maintains several email lists of subscribers, potential subscribers and
other interested people. These lists are used
to promote and announce JPGS products and services. It is intended that
these lists will send announcements that relate to JPGS and that the
receivers of email will be people who are interested in one or more of
the professional areas covered by JPGS. The best way to unsubscribe is
to quickly return the whole email we sent to you. Be sure to reply from
the same email address to which we sent the email and/or put the word
UNSUBSCRIBE in the Subject line or add a short memo in the Body area.
This will immediately result in dropping that email address from the
list. It will not affect any other subscription that you may