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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East Asian Studies at Harvard
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Harvard Library Resources
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OASIS (Online Archival Search Information System): finding aids for archival and manuscript collections.
VIA (Visual Information Access): a catalog to images owned by Harvard, dose not incude original characters.
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Key Online Tools
Chicago Manual of Style: the fully searchable online version of the 15th edition of this standard style manual.
Citation Linker: an online form for finding e-journal articles; using pieces of a bibliographic citation, this automatically links you to either the electronic full text of a journal article or to the HOLLIS record showing which Harvard libraries own it.
Citation Tools at Harvard: a page linking you to reference management software packages and how to use them at Harvard.
Cross Search: lets you search more than one database at a time in a variety of subject areas.
Lib-X: a browser toolbar add-on that allows you to search the HOLLIS Catalog, E-Journal List, E- Resource List, Citation Linker, and Google Scholar quickly, with links to other search tools and library resources.
Transliteration Tables for non-Roman Scripts: the definitive transliteration guide for anyone who transliterates words, names, titles, or text from a non-Roman script into the Roman script.
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, email@example.com;
Kuniko Yamada McVey for material in Japanese, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Mikyung Kang for material in Korean, email@example.com;
Chan Thi Ngoc Phan for material in Vietnamese, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharon Li-shiuan Yang for general references and E-Resources, email@example.com
Staff Directory: http://lib.harvard.edu/hyl#reslib