Tag Archive | search tools

Microforms of Newspapers and Magazines have moved to Hornbake Library

Starting August 8, 2015, the microforms of Prange Newspapers and Magazines are available in the Maryland Room, the 1st floor of Hornbake Library North.  The microforms are no longer self-served.  The users are required to request the microforms prior to their visit.  Below are the instructions to how to request the microforms of Newspapers/Magazines through our […]

Updated “Search/Access at a Glance” List

We have updated our “Search/Access at a Glance” list, a guide to Prange Collection materials that have been processed.  It is now accessible on our Search Tools page.  Our objectives for the new list include: To make clear which materials are currently UNAVAILABLE.  We restrict access to materials that are being digitized. By consulting this […]

News Agency Photographs

The Prange Collection contains approximately 10,000 news agency photographs that were submitted to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) by Kyodo, Jiji and Sun News Agencies in 1948 and 1949.  Each photograph is accompanied by a description in Japanese.  Note that a few of the photographs were censored and are part of the Prange Censored Newspaper […]

Education Books in the Prange Collection

[A guest post written by Mika Adamson, former Student Assistant in the Prange Collection.] In December 2013, the New York Times published an article on recently proposed changes to Japanese textbooks by the Japanese government (A Shifting View of Japanese History, December 28, 2013 and a subsequent editorial, Politicians and Textbooks, January 14, 2014).  The changes […]

20th Century Media Information Database

The 20th Century Media Information Database is an indispensable search tool for the Prange Collection magazines and a selection of the Prange Collection regional and local newspapers.  This  article-level database now includes records for 3,226,180 Prange Collection magazine and newspaper articles.  Created under the supervision of Professor Taketoshi Yamamoto, the database is now administered by […]