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