New Online Japanese Texts Added to Web Site

From Thu Jan 22 07:30:40 1998
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 07:00:07 -0500 (EST)
From: "David M. Seaman" <dms8f@ETEXT.LIB.VIRGINIA.EDU>
Subject: New Japanese Texts in the Web

New Online Japanese Texts Added to Web Site

The University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library are pleased to announce additions to the Japanese Text Initiative (JTI), an ongoing collaboration to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web. These searchable texts are in SGML-encoded Japanese and -- often -- in an English translation. All texts conform to the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines.

17 new Japanese texts are now available at the JTI Web site:

The additions to the site include:

The Japanese Text Initiative is part of the online library of the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library. The E-Text Center has on the Web thousands of texts in English, French, German, Latin, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and other languages. All of the texts are tagged in SGML according to Text Encoding Initiative guidelines. For Web display, PERL filters convert the SGML tags to HTML. Information on the Center is available at:

For further information on the Japanese Text Initiative, please e- mail the Center ( or the Initiative editors, Kendon Stubbs ( or Sachie Noguchi (