We have resumed some on-campus services, including book pickup, virtual consultations, and fulfilling scanning/digitization requests. Many library materials are available online, but our buildings remain closed until further notice.

Japan Digital Research Center

The Japan Digital Research Center at the Fung Library develops and manages digital research collections in support of Japan-related academic and teaching programs. 

The Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies develops and manages a distinctive, interdisciplinary, responsive digital research collection at the Fung Library in support of Japan-related academic and teaching programs. 

This includes identifying innovative and evolving digital tools and resources that advance scholarly investigation, while also building on current services and collections across the Harvard Library system. 

The JDRC is home to two digital archiving projects: 

The JDRC and Reischauer Institute work closely with faculty, technology support, and other partners to maintain and develop these resources for research, teaching, and outreach to the larger worldwide community.

Accessing These Materials

The JDRC manages two digital archiving projects: 

Consultation requests for digital project planning, library research, and training in the skills associated with software tools are welcome and encouraged.