This guide is meant to provide a starting point for research in East Asian studies by students within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Harvard affiliated researchers should get in touch with Cheryl LaGuardia
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Research Guide for Chinese Studies
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Research Guide for Japanese Studies
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Research Guide for Korean Studies
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Harvard-Yenching Library Archival Materials
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East Asian Studies at Harvard
Questions? Contact Us!
For further research assistance please send queries as follows:
1. Please address initial and general queries in East Asian Studies to:
2. Please send queries specifically involving research in individual languages to:
Xiao-He Ma for material in Chinese, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Kuniko Yamada McVey for material in Japanese, email@example.com;
Mikyung Kang for material in Korean, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Chan Thi Ngoc Phan for material in Vietnamese, email@example.com.
Sharon Li-shiuan Yang for general references and E-Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org
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