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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


Cambridge Histories Online

RAVEN password is needed outside the Cambridge University network.

Titles include:

  • Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia
  • Cambridge History of India


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.

Harvard University Libraries

Harvard University library has various resources which may be of interest to our students, including their own research guides with reccomended materials. 

Naver Dictionaries

Online multi-language dictionaries. Chinese-Korean/Korean-Chinese; Japanese-korean/Korean-Japanese; English-Korean/Korean-English etc. Also includes character recognition.

Taiwan Electronic Periodical Services

Accessible from machines with IP addresses within the domain. For machines outside the University members must use their RAVEN password to login.

The TEPS (Taiwan Electronic Periodicals Service) database offers an archive of several hundred Taiwanese periodicals in various subjects, including natural and applied sciences, medicine, the humanities, and social sciences. Full texs can be downloaded in PDF format. One can browse by title. Make sure to use the search button provided; the enter button will not give results.