Distance learning support
For quick access to high quality information for your assignments, try the links on these pages.
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For most assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with.
Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for East Asian Studies:
• China Information
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
A peer-reviewed journal which presents timely and in-depth analyses of major developments in contemporary China and overseas Chinese communities in the areas of politics, economics, law, ecology, culture, and society, including literature and the arts.
• China Quarterly
The leading, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of contemporary China including Taiwan. First published in 1960, this journal gives you historical perspectives, in-depth analyses, and a deeper understanding of China and Chinese culture.
• Journal of Asian Studies
A key, peer-reviewed journal which covers the whole of Asia, past and present, and includes the arts, history, literature, the social sciences, and cultural studies.
• Journal of Contemporary China
• Journal of Current Chinese Affairs
An open access journal which publishes research papers on China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and transnational issues.
• Modern Asian Studies
A peer-reviewed journal covering the history, sociology, economics and culture of modern South Asia, South-East Asia, China, Japan and Korea.
• Modern China
A peer-reviewed journal which publishes history and social science articles focusing on late-imperial, twentieth-century, and present-day China.
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