Useful websites for East Asian Studies

The gateways and subject guides included in the following list will lead to more focussed and quality assured information than general Internet search engines for queries relating to East Asian Studies.

Gateways and subject guides
Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library Searchable gateway of Internet resources relevant to Asian Studies.
Portal to Asian Internet Resources The Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR) offers searchable access to over 6 thousand professionally selected, catalogued and annotated Internet resources. Provided by the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota and the Ohio State University.
Resources for East Asian Language and Thought Compiled by Charles Muller, of Toyo Gakuen University.
China WWW Virtual Library Searchable gateway of Internet resources relevant to Chinese Studies, hosted by the Sinological Institute, Leiden University, Netherlands.
East Asian Studies Internet Resources Browseable gateway of Internet links, provided by UCLA.
Resources for East Asian Studies Browseable gateway of Internet links, provided by Yale University.
Bridge to Japan Comprehensive gateway to Japan-related Internet resources.

Newspapers
Ohio ESL : World News Access to news sources from around the world.
Japan Times The Japan Times is available online, in English and Japanese.
Nikkei News Available in English and Japanese.
Daily Yomiuri Online Offers daily news from Japan's The Daily Yomiuri.
Asahi newspapers The Asahi Shimbun and other Asahi newspapers are available online. In Japanese and English.
Choson Ilbo Choson Ilbo is available online. In Korean and English.
China Daily Official English newspaper of China. Searchable archive dated back to January 2000.
Korea Herald The Korea Herald is available online.
Korea Times The Korea Times is available online.

Other useful links
Reference Guide to Japanese Statistical Materials Information about reference tools for statistical materials and the statistical materials themselves, both in the form of printed publications and internet information (in Japanese).
China Internet Information Center Information portal about China, providing access to news and information. Available in English, Chinese, and other languages.
International Institute for Asian Studies The geographical scope of the Institute covers Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. Research covers contemporary Asian society and culture.
Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Online community interested in Southeast Asia, which includes academics, those working in NGOs, journalists, and more.
UK Information Resources on Asia (UKIRA)
UKIRA is a database of holdings in UK libraries of collections relating to Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Asia Research Centre Includes links to publications, and relevant Internet resources.
Asia Society
Provides information on Asian society, including arts and culture, business and economics, policy and government, and social issues.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region.
Asian Development Bank ADB is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. Provides news, information on regions and countries, economics and statistics, and access to publications.
Comparative Connections A freely available ejournal on Asian Bilateral relations.
Japan Information Network Portal for information about Japan, operated by the Japan Center for Intercultural Communications.
UNESCAP United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Asian Information Online Information is categorized by country. Prepared by Government Document Library at the University of Kansas.
Internet East Asian History Sourcebook Including sources on East Asian history from ancient to modern times by Dr. Paul Halsall of the University of North Florida.
Korea Studies Portal Comprehensive information on Korean Studies.
The Society of Korean-American Scholars Society for intellectual exchanges in the global Korean community. Links are provided to useful information.