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Asian Studies, Languages and Literatures

Great source of information for Asian languages and literatures, and Asian Studies (East, South, Southeast, and Central Asian Studies)

Catalyst: Carleton's online catalog

Advanced Search

There are many ways to locate books that are relevant to your research topic:

  1. Search for books by doing a simple KEYWORD search in Catalyst (in the search box above). Enter words that describe your topic (names, places, events, etc.).
  2. When you find a book on your topic, examine its subject headings for relevance to your topic. Click on a hyperlinked subject heading to perform a subject heading search.
  3. Conduct a virtual browse at the very bottom of a book record in Catalyst, to discover related titles.
  4. You can also look at the bibliography of books you have already identified as useful. 
  5. You can also use the advanced search box below to search by subject.

Asian studies: journal articles

Non-English Scholarly Collections

Multi-lingual collections beyond Carleton

Major Libraries in East Asia

A non-exhaustive list of library catalogs from research libraries across East Asia. Most of these will NOT provide full text, but will help you find citations to materials to look up in Catalyst.