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Asian Studies - Guide for Researchers: Start

This guide is for scholars and teachers at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, but can be used for others with Asia as a speciality

Information about this guide

This guide is for scholars and teachers at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies. Please inform the librarians at the Asia library if you would like us to add links, or if you find broken links.

Newspapers and Magazines around the world

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Glossary

The Asia Library - one of the HT Libraries

birds view over Asia Library

See our web page for opening hours. Asia Library is a one of the three libraries at the Joint faculties of Humanities and Theologie, and placed in the Centre för East and South-East Asian Studies. The other two libraries are SOL (at the Language and Literature Centre) and LUX (in the LUX building).

For your research

At the Centre you should classify your publication according to UKÄ. You should have one classification that states the following (marked in bold text): Social Sciences - Other Social Sciences - Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
You can also add more classifications when appropriate.

For information specific to the Faculties of Humanities and Theology, regarding the registration requirements LUCRIS, please refer to the Minimum requirements for registration in LUCRIS at the HT Faculties.

You should also write in several keywords describing your publication, presentation or other contribution. Asian studies is mandatory if it concerns Asia.

For help with your information retrieval for your research, or for holding courses for your students in source criticism et al, please contact your subject librarians at the Asia Library. 

Apply for Research Grants and Funding

Resources by country

These country guides are being developed. If you can't click on the name it means that there isn't any country guide yet.



China (including Hong Kong, Macau and Tibet)



Korea (North and South)



Myanmar / Burma





Timor-Leste / East Timor