Yomidas Rekishikan is an online database of 11 million articles covering every issue of The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper since its first issue in 1874. The database has four parts: the Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras section contains high-quality scans of the articles as they appeared in the original print editions during these periods. The Heisei Era section presents articles in a convenient text view, and for articles since December 2008 there is a clipping view of the original article. The Japan News section catalogues articles which have appeared in our English publication. And finally, the Contemporary Who's Who allows searching by individuals to retrieve biographical information as well as articles which pertain to them. Articles are keyword indexed and can be searched full-text from 1986 to present.