I need to do some research in East Asian Studies. Where do I start?
The Bibliography of Asian Studies (Harvard login) gives you access to scholarly journal articles and some books on all subjects related to East, Southeast, and South Asia from 1971 to the present. Books published since 1992 have not been added to the database, so look for books in HOLLIS and WorldCat.
There are several research guides related to East Asian studies that point to useful resources for accessing journal articles and other materials.
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