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Possible Resources for Library Research in Asian Studies
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General Periodical Databases

  • Academic Search Complete  
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
  • Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)  
    Full text of 7000+ research journals.
  • JSTOR  
    Includes the complete archives of many core scholarly journals. They have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800s. New titles and fields are being added regularly.

Humanities Research Databases

  • America: History and Life  
    Index and abstracts of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Deep coverage is also provided for American diplomacy, perceptions, and cultural interactions with Asian nations.
  • Art Full Text  
    Index, abstracts, and full-text for articles in art. The core of the database deals with western art, but it also includes substantial coverage of non-western art topics.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
    Index, abstracts, and full-text journals in communication and mass media. Most of the content is in western languages, but coverage is provided for many communication and media topics related to Asia.
  • Film & Television Literature Index  
    Index, abstracts, and full text of articles related to film and television. Most material is in western languages , but considerable coverage is provided for film and television topics in Asia.
  • Historical Abstracts  
    Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada). This database has very wide coverage for all the regions of Asia.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus  
    Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Literary Reference Center has good coverage of Asian authors and literary movements.
  • MLA International Bibliography  
    Index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. This database covers literature from around the world and includes very wide coverage of authors, literary genres, and linguistic issues for all the regions of Asia.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection  
    A database covering the literature of philosophy and religion. Wide treatment is given to religious and philosophical traditions from all regions of Asia.

Social Science Research Databases

  • Business Source Complete  
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering scholarly business publications. The material is drawn from all over the world with very strong coverage of the business scene in Asia.
  • Gender Studies Database  
    Index and abstracts for publications covering gender-engaged scholarship. International topics are well covered with some attention given to Asia.
  • International Political Science Abstracts  
    Index and abstracts of articles from political science journals. International coverage is broad and includes substantial treatment of Asia.
  • SocINDEX  
    Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications in sociology. Considerable coverage is provided for all the regions of Asia.

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