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Updated Jul. 1, 2021
Doshisha University Digital Collections is the digital preservation to ensure access to the rare materials held by Doshisha University.

Among a number of historical materials which belong to the University, the documents and letters related to Kakuma Yamamoto and Soho Tokutomi, who are inseparable from Doshisha University, documents of Japanese history such as castaway’s diaries written in the latter part of the Edo period, and Japan research documents written by non-Japanese authors are included in the Collection and published online.

In addition, pre-modern Japanese works such as old manuscripts called “Koshabon” and old movable type printings called “Kokatsujibon”, picture scrolls called “Emakimono”, poem cards called “Karuta”, official bulletin board called “Kousatsu” and other various kinds of materials can be viewed online as well.

Through the use of an IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) compatible viewer, you can smoothly view high-resolution images from the Collections.

We facilitate the utilization of the rare materials held by the University through making the content available to people worldwide, and fill a role as an academic-information infrastructure.
Doshisha University Digital Collections is the digital preservation to ensure access to the rare materials held by Doshisha University.

Among a number of historical materials which belong to the University, the documents and letters related to Kakuma Yamamoto and Soho Tokutomi, who are inseparable from Doshisha University, documents of Japanese history such as castaway’s diaries written in the latter part of the Edo period, and Japan research documents written by non-Japanese authors are included in the Collection and published online.

In addition, pre-modern Japanese works such as old manuscripts called “Koshabon” and old movable type printings called “Kokatsujibon”, picture scrolls called “Emakimono”, poem cards called “Karuta”, official bulletin board called “Kousatsu” and other various kinds of materials can be viewed online as well.

Through the use of an IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) compatible viewer, you can smoothly view high-resolution images from the Collections.

We facilitate the utilization of the rare materials held by the University through making the content available to people worldwide, and fill a role as an academic-information infrastructure.
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