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Asian selected online resources

Asian general

Last updated October 2016

 

CATALOGUES

British Library East Asian resources

University of Oxford Library

SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies Library)

WorldCat (OCLC)
Essential general database comprising electronic catalogue of thousands of libraries. All American East Asian holdings are available here. When using the database, please note the following: libraries may differ in whether retrospective electronic conversion of their holding has taken place for CJK(Chinese, Japanese, Korean) books.

 

SUBSCRIPTION-BASED ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Bibliography of Asian Studies
ACCESSIBLE from machines with IP addresses within the cam.ac.uk domain. For machines outside the Univeristy members may use their RAVEN password to login.
Standard bibliographical tool in the field of Asian studies. Contains more than 700,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present (monographs, journal articles, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschrift, etc.) Since 1992, newly published individual monographs are no longer being added to the database, and users seeking monographs are urged to consult other general resources and databases. Searchable by keywords and can be browsed by country/subject or by journal title.

Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia
ACCESSIBLE from machines with IP addresses within the cam.ac.uk domain.
For machines outside the Univeristy members may use their RAVEN password to login.
Search for the title within Cambridge Histories Online or through iDiscover.

 

USEFUL ON-LINE RESOURCES

Asia Findouter 
Provides access to China, India and Singapore search engines.

CrossAsia 
The East and Southeast Asia Virtual Library developed by the East Asia Department of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and its project partners. It offers access to research information in East and Southeast Asian studies. Main features include meta-search of more than 16 library catalogues in Western and Asian languages; 'Databases' provides access to selected databases (articles) which are subject to licence (users have to register with CrossAsia); 'Online Guide East Asia': a collection of links to electronic resources of interest to East and South Asian Studies; 'Digital Collection': portal to digitised sources of special collection area of the Staadsbibliothek in Berlin.