Digital Collections of Sources on Asia & World


(See below for the links to the resources mentioned in the slideshow)
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American Memory Library of Congress "Digital record of American history". Includes many items concerning Asia or Asian Americans. All-encompassing Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
e-Asia Digital Library University of Oregon Collection of e-books and full text web resources, with a total of over 4,000 items (books, films, maps, images, and audios). All-encompassing Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Europeana – The European Digital Library European Commission Includes thousands of digital images and hundreds of texts on East Asia.  All-encompassing Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Internet Archive Brewster Kahle (Director) Large collections of texts, audios, moving images, softwares, and archived web pages. Many items concern East Asia. All-encompassing Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Google Books Google Provides fulltext of public domain books. Covers a growing number of Asian-language materials.  Books Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
HathiTrust Digital Library Committee on Institutional Cooperation & University of California system A digital library consisting of over 4 million volumes, with fulltext search capability. Books Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
PQDT Open ProQuest Provides free access to open access dissertations and theses. Includes hundreds of titles on East Asia.  Dissertations Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
AGSL Digital Collections Portal American Geographical Society Library  Includes thousands of photos and maps on China, Japan, and Korea from the AGSL collection. Images Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum  
Harvard Visual Information Access (VIA) Harvard University Library Integrated search engine for major visual collections at Harvard. Includes thousands of images on East Asia. Images Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies IDEAS Project Collection of thousands of images on East Asia.  Images Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog Library of Congress Catalog of LC's holdings of photos and prints, with 1.2 million digital images online. Images Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
NYPL Digital Gallery New York Public Library Includes thousands of digital images on East Asia.  Images Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
UNdata United Nations Integrated search engine for statistics published by UN agencies. Includes contry-level data on East Asia. Statistical data Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Botanical and Cultural Images of Eastern Asia, 1907-1927 Harvard University - Arnold Arboretum Collection of hundreds of photos from the journeys of six explorers to East Asia in the early 20th century. Topical collection Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Internet Mission Photography Archive University of Southern California (hosting) Collection of missionary photos. Includes thousands of items on China and dozens on Korea. Topical collection Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Kyoto National Museum Online Database Kyoto National Museum Photos of thousands of art and archaeological objects from Japan, China, and Korea in the Museum. Topical collection Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
Multicultural Canada Simon Fraser University & Partners Provides free access to Chinese and Korean newspapers in Canada, BC multicultural photos, and Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples. Topical collection Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
University of Wahsington Libraries International Collections Database University of Washington Libraries Includes over 200 photos on China and Japan in the 1870-1930s period Topical collection Join the discussion on FOREASt Forum 
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