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Asian Studies: Websites

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
A large-scale, distributed, collaborative project providing an up-to-date, subject-oriented guide to networked scholarly documents, resources and information systems concerned with social sciences research on Asia. Maintained by the Australian National University.
Chinese Text Initiative
Texts of Chinese literature from University of Virginia Electronic Text Center.
Digital South Asia Library
The Digital South Asia Library provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia to scholars, public officials, business leaders, and other users.
H-Asia
H-enables historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching. H-Asia is especially committed to discussing region wide, comparative and professional issues important to scholars of Asia.
Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
The Internet East Asian History Sourcebook provides links to documents on culture, religion, history, art, and literature in East Asia. Maintained through Fordham University.
Japan Center for Asian Historical Records
JACAR contains records on Japan's relations in Asia as well as elsewhere. This site provides access to official documents-dating from the Meiji era through 1945-of the Japanese Cabinet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Army and Navy.
Japanese Text Initiative
A collaboration between the University of Virginia Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the web.
National Archives of Japan
In both Japanese and English, the National Archives of Japan makes available documents and records from a variety of government ministries and agencies. Records date as far back as the Meiji era.

Last Updated: 20 June 2013