リサ・セインズベリー図書館は、書籍、ジャーナル誌、展覧会図録、スライド、版画、地図 、その他の資料など、日本の芸術・文化のほぼ全ての領域にわたる蔵書を収蔵しています。基礎レベルのコレクションとしては、一般的な入門書や主要参考資料を日本語と英語で揃えています。また、日本の応用美術、陶芸、考古学、物質文化・交易、文化遺産、建築関連をはじめ、 東アジアの文化史、考古学、美術史などの研究員や学生による先端学術研究に必要な書籍も幅広く研究用コレクションとして保有し、加えて、協力研究機関のスタッフや研究者が必要とする特別な研究資料も所蔵しています。
Search The Lisa Sainsbury Library Collection
Kokka: Volumes 1-1274 are available on the Kokka DVD-ROM held at the Library. For on-site viewing request, please contact the librarian. Printed editions of Kokka from volume 1275 to the most current edition are also available.
Carmen Blacker Collection: The library of the late Dr Carmen Blacker is now housed in the Lisa Sainsbury Library. The publications are mostly relate to Japanese anthropology and religious studies.
Bernard Leach Collection: Around 200 books once belonging to Bernard Leach and Janet Leach are now housed in the Lisa Sainbury Library.
External e-catalogues: Search for books
UK-based e-resources: Books
- CiNii Union Catalogue A union catalogue of key Japanese research institutions’ libraries in the UK. Cooperative catalogue used by Japanese university libraries and national research institutions in Japan. The catalogue search language is Japanese only. CiNii lists book collection in the British Library, SOAS Library*, Bodleian Japanese Library, Cambridge University Library, British Museum Japanese Section*, Sheffield University Library, Edinburgh University Library, and Lisa Sainsbury Library. *Not all Japanese art related books in SOAS Library and the British Museum’s Japanese Section are listed. For SOAS library’s catalogue, please see below. Not all books acquired before 2000 at the British Museum’s Japanese Section are catalogued and there is currently no off-site search function available (as of April 2016)
- COPAC Cooperative catalogue of key UK university and research institutions (University of East Anglia is not a participating member)
- British Library
- National Archives
- National Art Library
- Courtauld Institute of Art
Japan-based e-resources: Books
- CiNii Union Catalogue* *Keio and Waseda Universities are not CiNii members
- Keio University
- Waseda University
- National Museums and Libraries in and around Tokyo Includes National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo, National Art Center, Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Library, Yokohama Museum of Art Information Center, Nationa Museum of Western Art Resource Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photograhy, Tokyo National Museum, Edo Tokyo Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Kanagawa and Hayama Library
- Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
- National Diet Library
- General search system hosted by the National Diet Library Includes collection details from the National Diet Library and other local, regional and prefectural public libraries
- National Museum of Japanese History
Worldwide e-resources: Books
- World Cat The world’s largest collective catalogue with mainly North American institution members. Includes many UK institution members.
- European Library Catalogue of European national libraries
- Collective catalogue of French national museums and libraries
- Hathi-Trust HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
Articles in Japanese journals
National Diet Library
Articles in Japanese journals from the National Diet Library’s catalogue
Japanese art journals
*Search for articles in Kokka published in and since volume 1257.
Enter search words in the top right hand search box. Enter ‘Kokka’ to limit search results (the database contains other articles published by Asahi Shimbun).
Nihon no bijutsu
List of feature articles in Nihon no bijutsu