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The electronic databases available in the British Library's London Reading Rooms cover business and intellectual property, the humanities (including rare books and music), manuscripts, maps, science, social science and official publications, newspapers and our Asia, Pacific & Africa Collections.

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Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise für Bücher und Autographen Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise für Bücher und Autographen. Comprises contents of 41 printed volumes (1990) to date. Printed volumes at: RAR 381.45.
NB: CD-ROM available from the Rare Books Reference Enquiry Desk for use on a standalone terminal only.
For help with this resource
: see staff at the Rare Books & Music Reference Enquiry desk.
CD-ROM resource
Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts A digital resource aiming to reunite all the known holograph surviving manuscripts of Austen’s fiction in an unprecedented virtual collection. Provides full descriptions of, transcriptions of, analysis of, and commentary on the manuscripts in the archive, including details of erasures, handwriting, paper quality, watermarks, ink, binding structures, and any ancillary materials held with the holographs as aspects of their physical integrity or provenance.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities or Manuscripts Reference Enquiry desks.
Online resource
Japan Knowledge JapanKnowledge is a portal to Japanese encyclopedias, dictionaries and databases including Encyclopedia Nipponica, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Progressive Japanese-English/English-Japanese Dictionaries, Gendai Yogo No Kiso Chishiki, Nihon Jinmei Daijiten and other full-text and partial full-text resources. Language is primarily Japanese. Some English.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desks.
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Japan Science and Information Aggregator The "Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic" (J-STAGE) system supports science and technology information-related electronic journal release in Japan. Research papers released on J-STAGE are linked to papers on various worldwide electronic journal sites via ChemPort, PubMed, and CrossRef. Online resource
Japanese Union Catalogue (Cambridge) UK Union Catalogue of Japanese printed books and serials. Hosted by Cambridge University Library. 150,000 records including post 1969 British Library acquisitions.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desks.
Online resource
Japanese Union Catalogue (Oxford) UK Union Catalogue of Japanese printed books and serials. In Allegro format, hosted by the Bodleian Library.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desks.
Online resource
The Jerusalem Post
1990 - 1997
1998 - 2003
Full text of the daily newspaper (published in Jerusalem).
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
Jewish Theater under Stalinism Online This collection contains sources on the history of Soviet culture and theater, Jewish avant-garde art and the Kremlin’s policy toward Jewish society and culture from 1919 until 1949. The collection contains correspondence with ministries, state organizations, and authors; administrative-managerial documents; plays performed by or submitted to the theater, and more fascinating material.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
John Johnson Collection : an Archive of Printed Ephemera This collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Categories include Nineteenth-Century Entertainment, the Booktrade, Popular Prints, Crimes, Murders and Executions, and Advertising.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities or Rare Books & Music Reference Enquiry desks.
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Johnson and Boswell Major authors on CD-ROM: The Brontes, Johnson and Boswell, Walt Whitman, Virginia Woolf.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities or Rare Books & Music Reference Enquiry desks.
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Journal Citation Reports Bibliometric tool which allows users to evaluate and measure the impact of scholary journals with statistical information based on citation data. Updated annually. Access to : JCR Science Edition (2003-present); JCR Social Sciences Edition (2005-present).
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music, Science or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
Online resource
The Journal de Genève
1826 - 1998
A digital edition of The Journal de Genève, the French-language daily paper, published in Geneva. Searches may be carried out by keyword, date or period, with the possibility to limit a search by period or content (articles, titles of articles, images, advertising). You can then view the page or the specific item you want.
This resource is freely available on the Intranet.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities Reference Enquiry desk.
Online resource
Journaux de la Revolution de 1848 (Newspapers of the French Revolution 1848) Journaux de la Revolution de 1848 (Newspapers of the French Revolution 1848): The revolution of 1848 caused the final collapse of monarchy in France, and in the power vacuum that followed a range of competing voices sought to control the future direction of the country. The social and political upheavals of this period are richly detailed in this unique collection of newspapers and periodicals — an essential resource for understanding modern European history.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music, Science or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.
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JSTOR Digitised backfiles of more than 100 core scholarly journals in 16 fields. For each journal there is a "moving wall", a fixed period of time ranging, in most cases, from 3 to 5 years, that defines the gap between the most recently published issue and the date of the most recent issues available in JSTOR.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities, Rare Books & Music, Manuscripts, Science or Social Sciences Reference Enquiry desks.

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JURN A curated academic search-engine, indexing 4,309 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.
This resource is freely available on the Intranet.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Humanities Reference Enquiry desk.
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