My Japanese Studies Librarian colleagues at other institutions are also creating LibGuides on similar topic. You may find them useful!
To find books about Genji monigatari (the tale of Genji), use subject heading search. Try this subject heading Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978? Genji monogatari. Use Subject beginning search... on Basic Search screen in InfoHawk.
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Kokuhō Genji monogatari emaki [art reproduction] : Gotō-bon / 國寶源氏物語繪卷 [art reproduction] : 五島本 Main Storage Collection (Japanese Materials) ND1059.6.G4 G46 2013
Replica of the Tale of Genji scroll (miniature version) is now available in the UI Japanese Collection. If you'd like to know how to handle real Japanese scrolls, check out this online tutorial from the Freer and Sackler Gallery on YouTube: Safe Handling Practices for Japanese Handscrolls