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- Bibliography of Asian studies (BAS)
Provides citations on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide since
1971 in western-language periodical articles, individually authored monographs (through 1991 only), chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, Festschriften, etc. Updated regularly.
- Constitution of Japan
Mode of access: CD-ROM in Reserve Book Room.
Call Number: HESB RES Electronic KNX 2064.51947 .A2 C65 1998
Contains more than 500 documents relating to the composition and adoption of Japan's post-war constitution. "Transcripts of debates in the Japanese Diet
make up about two-thirds of the material. The collection also includes translations and annotations of other documents from the archives of the Japanese Foreign Ministry, from the National Diet Library, and from diaries and memoirs of leading Japanese participants in these events."--Publisher description.
- Digital Database of Buddhist Tripitaka Catalogues
"Provides multilingual Tripitaka catalogs--almost 34,000 catalogs from Chinese Buddhist Tripitaka, over 4,500 catalogs from Tibetan Buddhist Tripitaka,
etc. It also includes Sanskrit catalogs from manuscripts found in Central Asia."
- Digital National Security Archive
Declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act by the National Security Archive http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/ an independent
non-governmental research institute and library at George Washington University. The Digital National Security Archive provides enhanced access to a selected portion of the NSA collection.
- Digital South Asia Library
"provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia to scholars, public officials, business leaders, and other users. This project builds
upon a two-year pilot project funded by the Association of Research Libraries' Global Resources Program with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."--About DSAL.
- Dissertation abstracts online (see Dissertations and theses)
- Dissertations and theses, full text
Coverage: 1861- (Indexing); 1980- (Abstracting dissertations), 1988- (Abstracting theses), 1997- (Full-text dissertations, where available)
Provides information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses, with subject, title, and author access to almost all American dissertations accepted
at an accredited institution since 1861. Offers full text for most dissertations (Notre Dame and other) added since 1997. Access info: Access to full text (PDF) of Notre Dame dissertations since 1997, restricted to users with valid Notre Dame NetIDs.
Duxiu.com is a full-text search engine/database which covers Chinese publications from the early 1930s to the present, including books, journals, newspapers,
theses, web pages, conference proceedings, and video.
- Ethnic newsWatch
Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S.
- Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports
Coverage: 1951-1996, as of May 2011
"Created by the U.S. intelligence community to benefit policy makers and analysts, FBIS Daily Reports offer foreign views and perspectives on historical
events from thousands of monitored broadcasts and publications. Translated into English from more than 50 languages - from Arabic to Swahili - these comprehensive media reports from around the globe include news, interviews, speeches and editorial commentary."--Product description.
For 1996- use World news connection
- Global development finance (see World databank)
- HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It was initially
conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
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- Historical abstracts (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts of scholarly articles, books, and essays on European and world history from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and
Canada, which are covered in: America: History and Life). Usage info: Licensed for 6 simultaneous users.
- Index Islamicus
Index to literature on Islam, the Middle East and Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities elsewhere. Includes citations to over 2,000 journals,
conference proceedings, monographs, and book reviews from 1906 to present.
Includes dictionaries (Japanese, English-Japanese, Japanese-English and English-English); the Nihon daihyakka zensho (Nipponica), a full text 30 vol. encyclopedia;
two dictionaries of current words: Imidas and Gendai yogo no kiso chishiki; a dictionary of scientific terms: Kagaku gijutsu ryakugo jiten; a biographical dictionary: Nihon jinmei daijiten; the JK Who's Who; the Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan; a news database (NNA) that covers Asia and the European Union; a full-text journal: Shukan ekonomisuto; Edo-Tokyo kasane chizu (map); full-text of books in the Toyo bunko series; chronologies (world history, Japan by period, Japan by prefecture, science, culture, society, daily life, social movements, economics and for individuals); a database of video (TV, news) recordings from 1908 to 2005; database of dissertations from the humanities departments of six universities in Japan; URL database; books in print database; sound library; music library. In JK select series, Jitsu (character dictionary compiled by Shirakawa Shizuka) and Nihon rekishi chimei taikei are available. In JK + NKR, Nihon kokugo daijiten and Kokushi daijiten are also available. Usage info: Limited to 6 simultaneous users which are shared with 7 institutions.
- Kenkyusha Online Dictionary : KOD
A comprehensive database which allows a cross-search among 18 Japanese-English/English-Japanese dictionaries and encyclopedias published by Kenkyusha and
Sanseido. Subjects covered are common Japanese and English words and phrases, spelling, medicine, physics, business, computer/Internet, etc. Usage info: Licensed for 5 simultaneous users.
- Naver News Library
"Provides a Korean digital newspaper archive for articles published between 1920 and 1999 from four major Korean newspapers: Dong-A Ilbo, Kyunghyang Shinmun,
Maeil Business Newspaper and Hankyoreh. "
- PAIS (ProQuest)
Contains citations and abstracts to articles, books, government publications, research reports and conference papers on issues of social and public policies,
including politics, government, economy, marine policy, and law. Includes content from PAIS Archive and PAIS International.
- Shen bao
Shen Bao ç?³å ± (1872-1949), known in English as Shanghai News, was one of the first modern Chinese newspapers. The Shen Bao Digital Archive includes
a complete run of this newspaper--256,000 issues. It is full-text searchable, and contains scanned images of original newspaper pages.
- Si ku quan shu
The Siku Quanshu represents a massive heritage from thousands of years of Chinese civilization. Includes more than 3,000 works of literature, classics,
history and philosophy. Electronic edition of the print Wenyuange edition, compiled 1773-1782. Fully searchable by keyword, author, title, subject. Usage info: Licensed for one simultaneous user. Access info: Requires Internet Explorer 5 or higher version browser (does NOT work with Netscape)
- Social theory
Full-text searchable books and articles by major and minor social thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
- South and Southeast Asian literature
Comprises literature written originally in English during the late-colonial and postcolonial eras by writers who either were born in or identify themselves
culturally with India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Fiji.
- South Asian newspapers
Searchable collection of a select group of South Asian newspapers (published between 1864 and 1922) featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language
papers published in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
- South Asian oral history project
Represents one of the first attempts in the U.S. to record pan-South Asian immigrant experiences in the Pacific Northwest using the medium of oral history.
- World databank
Provides access to two collections: Global development finance (GDF) and World development indicators (WDI). GDF focuses on financial flows, trends in
external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing countries. Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970- , for most reporting countries. WDI is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
- World development indicators (see World databank)
- World news connection
Offers translated and English language news and information compiled from non-United States media sources. Coverage includes political, environmental,
scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and events. Contains information derived from full-text and summaries of newspaper articles, conference proceedings, television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports. Usage info: Licensed for one simultaneous user.
For 1941-1996 use Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports
- Yomidas Rekishikan
Includes the full text of the Yomiuri Shinbun, from its initial publication in 1874 to date, as well as full text of the Daily Yomiuri, its English language
equivalent, and a biographical dictionary of modern Japanese figures. Articles are searchable by keywords in Japanese and English. The database is divided into three sections--Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras; Heisei Era (September 1986 to present); The Daily Yomiuri (English publication). An additional section--The Contemporary Who's Who is available in Japanese only. Usage info: Licensed for 3 simultaneous users which is shared between 5 institutions.
- Zhong yang yan jiu yuan Han ji dian zi wen xian
A growing full-text database of hundreds of titles and millions of "characters of materials pertaining to the traditional Chinese classics" --from About