ANU Press is Australia’s first open-access university press. Their authors publish peer-reviewed research on a broad range of topics including Asia and Pacific studies, Australian politics, humanities, arts, Indigenous studies and science.
Asian Law Online is a bibliographic database of Asian law materials. The database is offered to the public as a free service to assist students, scholars and practitioners of Asian legal systems. It is a collection of English language materials on Asian laws available throughout the world and includes books, chapters in books, journal articles and theses. It does not include newspapers, magazines or unpublished articles.
The Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei/ASEAN Database (BERITA), produced by the staff of the Southeast Asia Collection/Malaysian Resource Center, Ohio University, is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from published and unpublished material that concern Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, or South-East Asia as a whole (when the foci countries are included). Also included are materials regarding the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). It covers the period from 1990 to present.
Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is a comprehensive western-language resource for research on Asia. BAS provides indexing coverage of many important journals, particularly ones published in Asia, which are not indexed anywhere else. It also contains citations to Western-language chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, Festschriften, and more. BAS covers all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
Brill’s Encyclopedia of Jainism Online makes available up-to-date research on main aspects of the Jain traditions in original essays written by some of the world’s foremost scholars on Jainism. The encyclopedia is thematic and seeks to present a balanced and impartial view of Jainism with a focus on both historical and contemporary traditions and institutions. The articles address topics such as the human condition, pantheons, historical perspectives, regional cultures, renunciation, lay society, ritual, devotion, visual and material culture, time and space, literature, and philosophy and logic.
China, America and the Pacific provides primary source materials for the study of the history of North American trade and cultural exchange with China during the 18th and 19th centuries. This collection also provides coverage of China’s economic dealings with the whole of East Asia and the Pacific. This collection offers insights into the early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence and Baltimore, with maritime routes between East and West Coasts detailed and mapped. Other key Pacific trading posts are covered, including Hawai'i, the Philippines, India, Sumatra, Mauritius and Batavia. Early fur traders in Canada and the Pacific Northwest are also well covered.
This digital collection makes available for the first time extremely rare pamphlets from the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, at Cornell University Library; one of the oldest and most distinctive collections of its kind, and a very rich source for research on China. The Wason Pamphlet collection has been digitized in its entirety, spanning three centuries (c1750-1929).
CRWO is an authoritative, comprehensive and continuously updated encyclopedia database. It contains thousands of reference works from China's leading publishers, including dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauruses, cyclopedias, illustrated books, table spectrum, biography, quotations, handbooks and more. The content covers such subjects as philosophy, art, social science, culture, education, natural science, engineering and medicine.
Chinamaxx offers Chinese ebooks covering all academic disciplines. The content lays emphasis on Social Sciences and Humanities to attend interests on China study, enhance research projects and facilitate paper writing. The Library has purchased selected collections of ebooks within this database.
The Anti-Rightist Campaign in 1957 was a nationwide mass political campaign launched by the Chinese Communist Party and its leader Mao Zedong after the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. This database is a major historical archival project containing content drawn from libraries with Asian collections all over the world, and many items from private collectors. After sifting through millions of official and unofficial documents and meticulous editorial work, the editors are finally able to present a database with nearly ten thousand documents to the readers. The historical sources included in this database are limited to first-hand original written materials only. Some documents that came into being after the Anti-Rightist Campaign, but were closely connected to the Campaign, are also included. However, secondary sources such as memoirs and interviews are not included.
CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) Articles enables you to search information on academic articles published in academic society journals, university research bulletins or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database. NOTE: CiNii contains open access content and content restricted to subscribers. The Library has access to the open access content only.