Asian Studies

International Newsstand and Latin American Newsstand were merged into International Newsstream.

International Newsstream

Provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world’s top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications. International Newsstand and Latin American Newsstand were merged into this resource.

China from Empire to Republic

Access the full-text of primary source material from the early 19th through the mid-20th century on Chinese education, politics, economy, Christianity, and science/ technology. Consists of two collections: 1) English- language magazines and journals on missions, Chinese history and culture, literature, and the development of Christian education in China; 2) Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China documenting trade, international affairs, and includes reports on the historical events of the time – wars, insurrections, opium trade, and government. Includes essays by scholars providing background to the documents, photos, and other archival materials in the collection. Keyword and advanced search with limits to collection, publication date, content type, and language (Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese). Primary source.

China: Trade, Politics & Culture

Access primary source, English-language materials on China’s relations with the world from the late 18th century through the mid 20th century. Papers, reports, and correspondence of diplomatic missions to China from the earliest contacts through the Nixon-era; records of the governing body of foreign trade with China (Chinese Maritime Customs Service); missionary periodicals detailing religious and cultural contacts; personal papers, diaries, and correspondence; maps, illustrations, and photographs. Search by keyword or advanced search; limit by document type, region, or date. Contextual essays and a video introduction provide additional information. Primary Source.

Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980

Provides full-text access to all the British Foreign Office records on China for 1919-1980. Types of materials include diplomatic dispatches, letters, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events, maps, as well as a chronology and contextual essays. Search by keyword or browse topic list; limit by date or document type. Primary source

Translations of the Peking Gazette Online

Supplies English language translations of official Chinese documents, edicts, and reports from the Qing Dynasty (1793 -1912). Documents the changes and conflicts as China struggles through imperial decline to engage with the world beyond its borders. Browse by year or search by keyword from the home page; advanced search includes limits for all words, some words, and exact phrase; year of publication.

Web of Science. Core Collection (Archives, 1900-1969)

Added the archives (1900-1969) for the Social Science Citation Index and the Science Citation Index.

Digital National Security Archive

Added Modules 49-50: 49) Targeting Iraq, Part 1: Planning, Invasion and Occupation, 1997-2004; and 50) Castro, Cuba, and the United States: The Declassified History of Negotiations to Normalize Relations, 1959-2016.


Provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Your web browser must have Flash installed and JavaScript enabled for full functionality.

Cross-national Time-series Data Archive

A product of the State University of New York (Binghamton), the Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present for many countries. Data would be useful to researchers in political science, sociology, economics, business, education, history, and communications (data sets on telegraphs and computer usage are included). The data elements have been collected at regular intervals which allow users to look at what has changed over time.

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