South Asian librarian
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Help at the Writing Center (Honor Thesis)
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
Davis Reference DS4 .L48 2002 (6 vols.)
Encyclopedia of Asian Culture
Davis Reference DS12 .E53 1999
China Today: an Encyclopedia of Life in the People's Republic
Davis Reference DS777.6 .C458 2005 (2 vols.)
Example of an academic journal article (click on the pdf to view)
Bibliography of Asian Studies
Citations to articles published worldwide from 1971 for East, Southeast and South Asia
Provides an image archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines.
Academic Search Premier
Indexes thousands of humanities and social sciences journals, both scholarly and popular. Includes full-text.
Provides access to the full text of 45 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics published by The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Dissertations & Theses
Indexes US dissertations from 1861 to as recent as last semester with full text available from 1997 on. Masters’ theses are covered more selectively and some full text is available.
MLA International Bibliography
Major index for literary criticism & cultural studies. Indexes several thousand journals, plus relevant books, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies.
Provides access to the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied.
Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
Indexes journal articles, books, 'grey literature', and freely available web sites that provide information about the nations and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa.
Indexes journals in social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology; also in ethnology, archaeology, folklore and material culture.
Example of an academic book (at least the catalog record for one)
A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.
an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.
Offers several electronic sources of current and recent news.
World Newspaper Archive
A large and growing collection of digitized newspapers from around the world from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface.
Major source for data on the global economy, offering statistics on over 550 development indicators from over 200 countries
China Data Online
Provides users with a wealth of statistics about contemporary China