The Akira SUEHIRO CollectionAkira SUEHIRO was a prominent scholar of Asian economics. His collection which in total incorporates 2,233 items is mainly comprised of books and journals in the Thai language on the economy, society, and political history of Thailand.
The Yumio SAKURAI CollectionYumio SAKURAI was a distinguished scholar of historical area studies. His collection comprises 2,112 pieces and is currently housed in the Asian Research Library.
【DATABASE】Shen BaoAnnouncing the opening of the Shen Bao 申報, one of the titles in the Database of Chinese Modern Documents.
【DATABASE】People’s DailyU-PARL has provided a database of the People’s Daily, a leading daily newspaper in contemporary China.
Asian Research Library Resources Moved to Main Library Third FloorLooking toward the opening of the Asian Research Library, U-PARL has been collecting new Asian research resources. These resources, which had been temporarily accessible in the stacks of the General Library, have been available on the third floor of the main building since May 22, 2018.
The Tanaka Takeo Photo CollectionNew Collection!!! These materials belong to the former collection of Tanaka Takeo (1891-1966), which was acquired from an antiquarian bookshop in Osaka in October 2014.
Database of Chinese Classic Ancient BooksU-PARL installed the large database Zhongguo jiben guji ku 中国基本古籍庫 (Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books) (accessible from the university network), as the first large collection for the Asian Research Library.
Maps of the Korean PeninsulaU-PARL acquired 180 maps of the Korean Peninsula dating to the colonial period (1910-1945) from the holdings of an antiquarian bookshop in Tokyo.
The Yumio SAKURAI CollectionYumio SAKURAI (桜井由躬雄1945-2012) was a prominent scholar of history and area studies and a professor at the University of Tokyo’s Faculty of Letters. His collection consists of an estimated 1000 Vietnamese books and 50 books in Western languages.
The Akira SUEHIRO CollectionAkira SUEHIRO (1951- ) was a prominent scholar of Asian economics and a professor at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science. The collection contains an estimated 2200 Thai books and 300 books in Western languages focusing on the economy, management and commerce of Thailand. The most remarkable part of the collection are its holdings of rare economic journals dating to the period from the 1980s to the 2000s.