The Most Comprehensive Western-language Resource for Research on Asia

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The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is the single most important record of research and scholarly literature on East, Southeast, and South Asia written in Western languages . . .

  • Over 900,000 citations that can be searched within seconds and easily downloaded and printed
  • State-of-the-art discovery system with simplified searching and facet-based browsing
  • Over 400,000 citations from 1992 to the present, plus full content of the annual printed Bibliography of Asian Studies from 1971–1991
  • All records are in Unicode-format for easy compatibility with current browsers and other programs
  • Entries accessible by author, title, year of publication, subject, country, journal title, keyword, and ISSN searches
  • Index access to many journals, particularly ones published in Asia, which are not indexed anywhere else
  • Index access to the contents of edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, Festschriften and similar publications