East Asian Studies Research Guide: Introduction

Basic Research Strategies in East Asian Studies

This guide will provide basic information to get you started with your East Asian Studies research, and includes the following categories. Click on the grey tabs above to view each category.

Introduction (this page)  |  Getting Started  |  Finding Books  |  Finding Ebooks  |  Finding Articles  |  Other Formats  |  Library Services


Welcome to Starr Library!

Our Library offers a wide range of research, instruction, and borrowing services to support all levels of academic research. This basic guide identifies some of the major resources and library services that support research in East Asian Studies at Columbia University, with a focus on western language resources. For more detailed information about relevant print and electronic resources, please consult CLIO, the library catalog, and contact an area specialist librarian if you have any questions. Keep in mind that this guide is meant only as a starting point. The resources listed are by no means exhaustive, but only a minute selection from all the resources available.

For information about Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan Studies in the original languages, please consult the relevant research guide from the list below.