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Asian Studies

This is a guide to research resources for east and south Asian studies.

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Library Collections - Contains books, journals, conferences, government documents, reports that are held at the U of C or that the U of C is licensed to provide electronic access to.

Bibliographies - Good guides to books on your topic, not restricted to items in our collection.

Electronic Text Collections
ProQuest Ebook Central - more than 100,000 digital books - over 1500 of these are focussed on Asia.

eHRAF World Cultures -Updates the microform HRAF (Human Relations Area Files) collection. Contains a wealth of material for Asia;over 19,000 pages of text for China, over 11,000 for India and over 16,000 for Korea.

Microfilm Collections 

 Western Books on Asia: Japan - DS 821.5 A1 W47-  See also   Index to this collection

Remote Collections
Center for Research Libraries - The Library is a full member of the Center for Research Libraries and as such our students, faculty and staff have access to the five million volume collection of the Center. This includes a strong collection for Asian studies. See  South Asian Collections and South East Asian Collections

Free Resources - over 26,000 full-text documents on "development policy, practice and research".  Includes over 3,000 documents for South Asia and over 2700 for East Asia and the Pacific