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Academic Search Premier

  • Best Bet
  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

A multidisciplinary database for peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines, and some trade publications.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

(BAS Online)
  • Best Bet
  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations for western-language monographs, articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on all parts of Asia. 1971-Present.

Aozora Bunko

  • E-books
  • Vendor: Aozora Bunko

Japan's public domain book archive includes works by famous Japanese authors as well as works in translation by English-speaking authors.
Books are in PDF format

Asian American Drama

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

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

China Academic Journals (CAJ)

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Tsinghua Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology

Full-text articles from Chinese journals in humanities and social sciences, and citations for articles from other disciplines. 1951 - present; some journals date back earlier, to the first issue.

China Data Online

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: All China Marketing Research

Census, social and natural science data on China. Includes yearbooks and statistics by region, industry, month, and year. Good for statistics at county, city, provincial, and national level.

Chosun (Chosŏn) Ilbo Archive 조선일보 아카이브

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Chosonilbo

Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper,1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text.

CNKI AcademicFocus

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Tsinghua Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology

Original English Journals published in China; Chinese Journals translated into English; and English proceedings of international conferences. Subject coverage includes environmental studies and related subject fields that focus on China and other parts of Asia.

DBpia

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Nurimedia

Korean scholarly journals in arts and humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. Goes back to the very first issue of each journal. Full text downloadable in PDF format.

Donga Ilbo / Tonga Ilbo Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Dongo Ilbo

Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper, 1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text. Note: On-campus access only.

Duxiu

  • E-books | Newspapers & News Sources | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Duxiu

Full-text Chinese journal articles, books, newspapers, theses, conference proceedings, and video clips. Comprehensive coverage. Full text delivered to email if not instantly available from the database.

Earl George Macartney Collection

(Archives Unbound)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

A collection of letters , journals and other documents from the diplomatic mission of Earl George Macartney, who was sent to China by George III from 1792-1794. Provides a picture of both China and English diplomacy during the late 18th Century.

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Hathitrust

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.

Japan Times Digital Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Japan Times

1897-2 years ago. Full text searchable, browsable, and downloadable in PDF format.

JSTOR

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: JSTOR

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.

Kikuzo II Visual Database

  • Images | Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Kinokuniya Bookstores of America

Contains full text of Asahi Shimbun, from its first edition in 1879 (Meiji 12) to today; Shukan Asahi, AERA, 1985 to present; and the Image Database of Post-WWII Showa Period (1945-1989) and Heisei Period (1989-1999) of the Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition; and Contemporary Dictionary Chiezo, updated annually.
Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

KISS (Korean Studies Information Service System)

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Korean Studies Information Co, Ltd

Full text articles from journals and magazines of Korean academic societies and research institutes. Subject fields range from humanities, social sciences, to natural sciences.

Korea Times, Historical

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full text of oldest English-language newspaper in Korea, 1956-2016

KRpia

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Nurimedia

Reference and primary sources in Korean history, literature, medicine and philosophy. Image files of original texts in classical Chinese, with searchable translations in Korean. Includes dictionaries, encyclopedia, and archival materials.

KSI E-Books

  • E-books
  • Vendor: KSI

Full-text Korean language e-books in humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields.

Nikkei Telecom 21

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Nikkei Digital Media

News articles from Nikkei and other Japanese national and local newspapers and magazines on business, finance, statistics, personnel information, and corporate profiles. Current as well as archive search back to 1975. Full text downloadable in PDF. Mostly in Japanese. Select English news.

People's Daily 人民日报图文数据库 (1946-)

(Ren Min Ri Bao)
  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: People's Daily Archive

The official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party. Contains government policy information and resolutions as well as major domestic and international news, 1946-present. Full text searchable and browsable. Original layout of the newspaper browsable and presented in image format.

Rafu Shimpo Digital Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Eastview

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.

Scripta Sinica

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

Full-text classics of Chinese history, literature, philosophy, and religion. Compiled by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Search or browse subjects and titles using the traditional Chinese siku classification.

Times of India, Historical

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Digitized full text of English daily newspaper founded in 1838 to serve British residents of West India. (1838 - 2008)

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