East Asian Studies Course Guide: Introduction

Basic Research Strategies in East Asian Studies

This research guide identifies some of the major western language databases, printed works, and library services that support research in East Asian Studies at Columbia University.  For more detailed information about relevant print and electronic resources, please consult the online catalog, part of CLIO, Columbia Libraries' search service.  Keep in mind that this guide is meant only as a starting point, and the resources listed are by no means exhaustive, but rather only a minute selection from all the resources available to Columbia affiliates.

For information about Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan Studies in the original languages, please consult the research guides listed below:

Chinese Studies Research Guides

Japanese Studies Research Guides

Korean Studies Research Guides

Research Guide for Modern Tibetan Studies

Head of Public Services/East Asian Studies Librarian