Comprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web: parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-governmental institutions etc. Includes also political parties. Online since June 1995. Contains more than 17000 entries from more than 220 countries and territories as of June 2002.
Meitan is a database for the Meiji Shinbun Zasshi Bunko collection (1868-1945) at the University of Tokyo. The database enables users to search the Miyatake Gaikotsu Collection (宮武外骨コレクション) catalog, the Yoshino Bunko (吉野文庫) catalog. In addition, the database includes the Nishikie Shimbun (錦絵新聞) collection whose images are accessible for free.