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Subject: Asian American Studies

China, America and the Pacific

Archival materials such as manuscripts, rare books, visual images, objects and maps documenting the cultural and trading relationships between America, China and the Pacific region, 18th-early 20th centuries. Themes include: Old China Trade (roughly 1783-1844); Early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence, Baltimore; Maritime routes between East and West Coasts (before overland […]

Rafu Shimpo Digital Archive

The oldest currently published Japanese American newspaper, from 1904-2018, with a link to current issues. In Japanese and English; mostly in Japanese before 1947 and mostly in English since 1947. Suspended publication during the internment of Japanese American citizens from 1942-1945.

Asian American Drama

Plays, with related biographical, production, and theatrical information, from 19th Century and contemporary Asian American playwrights.


A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.

Sociological Abstracts

This is the primary database for sociology. Journal articles, dissertations, and conference proceedings, 1974-present.

Ethnic Newswatch

Full text articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Covers 1960-present


Citations and full-text popular and scholarly articles on gender, LGBTQ, and women’s studies.,1978 – present.

MLA International Bibliography

The main database of critical scholarship on all modern literatures and languages, linguistics and folklore. Also useful for film and media studies. Citations from 1963-present.


Citations with abstracts for articles in psychology and the behavioral sciences.