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Best Websites: Asian Studies

General Resources

Asia for Educators -- Columbia University
A comprehensive tool covering classroom materials and faculty guides. View resources by subject area; by file type: key points& central themes, timelines and maps; and by time period.

The Asia Foundation
Covers a wide range of timely issues, including governance law, women's programs, economic reform, and environment.

Asian Reading Room
Primary public access point for researchers seeking to use the Asian collections of the Library of Congress in languages of Asia. The reading room covers the area from the South Asian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to China, Japan, and Korea.

Asian Studies Virtual Library
A broad selection of resources on Asia, from studying abroad to information relevant to research and teaching, individual country information, and regional resources.

Web site for consortium of liberal arts colleges including resources for educators and students.

CSIS: Center for Strategic & International Studies
Bipartisan organization providing multifaceted analysis of current and emerging global issues and developments. Link highlights the Freeman Chair in China Studies.

China Policy Institute
From the site: “The China Policy Institute (CPI) was set up by the University of Nottingham in 2003 as a think tank to expand the knowledge and understanding of contemporary China in the UK, Europe and worldwide, and to analyze critical challenges faced by China in its rapid development. Our goal is to help build a more informed dialogue between China and the rest of the world."

Digital South Asia Library
University of Chicago. Provides online access to dictionaries, gazetteers, photographs, prints, drawings, maps, statistics, bibliographies, indexes, books and journals.

PAIR: Portal to Asian Internet Resources
Over six thousand cataloged and annotated online resources for educators and students, including regional information and an interactive map feature.

Updated 7/25/17