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Japanese Text Initiative

Rating: 5 stars
Used in Course: Not used in course
Submitted by: Laura Franklin (Faculty), Oct 16, 2003

According to a UVA press release,"The Japanese Text Initiative, based at the
University of Virginia?s Electronic Text Center, has been named the winner of
the second annual Digital Archives Award by Digital Frontier Kyoto, representing
a consortium of the city and prefecture of Kyoto, Japan, and of businesses and
universities in Japan. The prestigious award, presented to a digital project
that exemplifies cutting-edge technology and rich content in preserving world
culture, went to the Library of Congress?s American Memory project last year."
(October 2000)

This site allows the user to find masterpieces in the target language and in
translation.There is a Japanese/English dictionary and a searchable database.
This site is a valuable resource to students of Japanese as well as lovers of
Japanese culture and literature.