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Asian Studies

See also specific guides on East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.


Welcome to the UCLA Library guide for research on Asian Studies, especially in support of the three new intiatives launched by the UCLA Asia Institute.

The three new intiatives are:

This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, providing pathways to a variety of resource formats: printed and online books, journals and magazines, news sources, maps, and government documents, as well as film and video, sound-recordings, and statistical data sets.

  • Please use the tabs above to locate resources in various areas related to your research.
  • All resources marked with locked require on-campus access or off-campus access with VPN.

A Quick Guide on VPN

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