Asian Studies: Library Resources
Additional Library Resources
DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS, etc.
Dictionaries: The library has dictionaries for every major and most minor Asian languages. To find these, do a subject search the library catalog, using this format: chinese language--dictionaries. Substitute any language for Chinese and don't forget the two dashes. They make a difference. Bilingual dictionaries will appear in the search results and look like this: chinese language--dictionaries--english.
Cambridge Encyclopedia of China - DS705 .C35 1991
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Japan - DS805 .C36 1993
Asian Studies Films at the Marriott Library: The library has a wide variety of Asian studies videos and DVDs. To find these, do an advanced keyword search in the library catalog. Type in the words that describe your subject such as "akira kurosawa" and scroll down the screen until you see the option to limit by format. Choose the option to limit to film, video, DVD and you should see a listing of videos and DVDs available to you.
Primary Sources, Microfilm
India during the Raj: eyewitness accounts: diaries and related documents held in the British Library, London...Marlborough: Adam Matthews, 2004-
Includes pt. 1. Diaries and related records describing life in India, c1750-1842 (reels 1-25) -- pt. 2. Diaries and related records describing life in India, c1819-1859 (reels 1-29).
Guben Xiaoshuo Jicheng 古本小說集成.The Marriott Library has purchased also a set of Guben xiaoshuo jicheng, which includes 530 titles of Song, Yuan, Ming, Qing dynasty fiction in many volumes, in classical Chinese. Cataloged separately.