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This research guide is here for you to use with your PLS 4490 course assignment(s). Here you can find curated resources from the University Library that will be most helpful with your research. To access some of the online resources such as databases and journals, you may need to sign in to your library account. You simply need to enter your Bronco ID and password.
Provides country profiles, news, statistics, and trends (political, economic, etc.). TO ACCESS A COUNTRY PROFILE: go into database, click on "Intelligence Zone" from the menu at the top of the page, click on "Country Reviews" from the drop down menu. You will then be taken to the country reviews page. On the left hand side of the page, you can select the country you would like a profile of.
Searches back runs of scholarly journals; art & architecture, language & literature, history, economics, social sciences, mathematics, ecology and music. JSTOR now includes some current issues for selected titles. Ebooks from scholarly publishers are also available.
Search platform for a wide range of multi-disciplinary subject areas, including agriculture, alternative publications, biology, business, country reports, dissertations and theses, education, ethnic and gender issues, geosciences, historical Los Angeles Times and New York Times, literature, PTSD, sociology, and US and global news.
"For 56 years, The Journal of Asian Studies has been recognized as the most authoritative and prestigious publication in the field of Asian Studies. This quarterly has been published regularly since November 1941, offering Asianists a wealth of information unavailable elsewhere. Each issue contains four to five feature articles on topics involving the history, arts, social sciences, philosophy, and contemporary issues of East, South, and Southeast Asia, as well as a large book review section." - JSTOR
"The geographical scope of the JAH is as vast as Asia itself. Its historical scope encompasses all periods, yet with a focus on the time before 1900. It is the editors' hope that contributors will freely develop the “Through the Looking-Glass” aspect of history by implementing a variety of methodological approaches and utilizing a wide range of textual and non-textual sources. In particular, we welcome explorations of particular phenomena or events that provide insight into the dynamics of historical processes, elucidate historical change at turning points of history, and illuminate the conditions of all things that follow them. The journal publishes contributions in English and German." - JSTOR
"Modern Asian Studies promotes an understanding of contemporary Asia and its rich inheritance. Covering South Asia, South-East Asia, China, and Japan, this quarterly journal publishes original research articles concerned with the history, geography, politics, sociology, literature, economics, social anthropology and culture of the area. It specialises in the longer monographic essay based on archival materials and new field work. Its expanded book review section offers detailed and in-depth analysis of recent literature." - JSTOR
*Note: Databases may have different levels of access. The descriptions used from JSTOR are for your aid, but you don't have to rely on only that database for access to some of these journals.