The library's main search tool for books, articles, and more. Use this tool to find both print and e-books available at UMSL. Most of our Japanese Studies books are in English.
We hold a limited amount of Japanese language materials. For non-English materials, it is helpful to use search terms in your target language (e.g., rekishi vs. history). In Discover, using the romanized version vs. kanji/hiragana/katakana (e.g., rekishi vs. 歴史) may return a different results list.
A consortium of academic, research, and public libraries that work together to share materials. It is free for you to request MOBIUS books! They will be sent to the Thomas Jefferson Library front desk for pickup.
Note: You can only request books that other libraries in MOBIUS have in print.
Print books are organized using the Library of Congress system. For example:
Other books nearby on the shelf will also be about the same or similar topics! Use this information to browse for books you may not have found in the online catalog.
Can't find it on the shelf? Check with the front desk!
As mentioned above, our library is organized using the Library of Congress classification system. Books about similar topics are grouped together. We recommend using the Discover@UMSL search if you are looking for a specific topic.
If you would still like to browse sections on Japanese history, language, etc., you can find most of these books on Level 1 or Level 4 of TJ Library.
BL: Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
D - History (General)
J: Political Science
P: Language and Literature