Asian Civilization Course Guide: Getting Started

Getting Started

When embarking on a brand-new research topic, it is often helpful to begin your research by reading a basic overview of the subject.  Encyclopedias provide such basic overviews; they help you familiarize yourself with relevant vocabulary, and often provide helpful suggestions for further reading as well.  Below is a short list of (East) Asia related encyclopedias in print format available in the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, as well as a few links to more general online resources that include extensive coverage of East Asian subjects.