Asian Studies

Subject Search

Specialized periodicals

Electronic periodical library
This is an overview of electronic specialized periodicals with notes how to access them (free web access, HU intranet) as well as links to the periodicals themselves.

Specialized databases

Database information system DBIS: Asian and African Studies
This is an overview of specialized databases which can be sorted according to their profile (database of essays, full text, reference etc.) and their respective access URLs.

Supra-regional library holdings

Special collection fields of Asian Studies:

East and Southeast Asia

South Asia

British Library

Library of Congress


Uta Freiburger
Head Librarian at the Branch Library of African and Asian Studies
Phone: + 49 (0)30 / 20 93 - 66 91

Consultation hours
on appointment

Postal address
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
10099 Berlin

Subject at the Humboldt University

Institute of Asian and African Studies

Regional specialized libraries

Other libraries with considerable holdings on Asian Studies and related subjects are

Institute of Chinese Studies at Heidelberg - Library

Guide to Southeast Asian Resources- University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

Bibliothek des Ostasiatischen Instituts der Uni Köln Libraries with major South Asia collections

Asian Educational Media Service (AEMS)

European Association of Sinological Librarians

Libraries, Reference Tools, & Bibliographic Resources on South Asia Sinologie der Universität Hamburg Ostasiatisches

Seminar der Uni Köln

Harvard University Asia Center

Ostasien-Institut der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

The South Asian Search Engine - Academic Resources

IITS - Institut für Indologie und Tamilistik der Universität zu Köln

Südasieninstitut Uni Heidelberg

Study Abroad Asia

Subject News

General Information Sources on Asia

Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) On Line (Access only via PCs of the Institute)

Virtual Library: Regional Studies

Asian Studies - Asian Continent Infoservers

Asian Studies WWW Monitor

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Asian Studies - WWW Search Engines Guide

Virtual Library: Asian Studies

WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology: Asia

Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library

Asia (Regions and particular countries)

East and Southeast Asia:

Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Ost- und Südostasien

Düsseldorfer Virtuelle Bibliothek - Ostasienwissenschaften

East Asian Studies Internet Resources

East Asia WWW VL

East Asia WWW VL: Research Institutes and Online Resources

The China WWW Virtual Library: Internet Guide for Chinese Studies

Tibetan Studies WWW Virtual Library

South Asia:

Savifa - Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Südasien

South Asia WWW Virtual Library

WWW Virtual Library: Anthropology: Cultural Anthro : Regional Studies : Middle East

Bangladesh WWW Virtual Library

India WWW Virtual Library

Pakistan Virtual Library

WWW Virtual Library: Sri Lanka