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Asian Languages

Featured Books

Currently, the featured books section highlights some of the library's best handbooks & guides for to the languages from and spoken in the Americas. These books typically offer the reader an opportunity to survey and learn about a broad field of scholarship in a comprehensive way.  They give a snap shop of the discipline covered at the time the book is published.  Unlike a retrospective collection of articles, these guides are written or edited as a planned and intentional effort, with chapters and sections interrelating and complimenting one another and thereby tend to be more readable and integrated research works.

Good Starting Databases for Asian Languages and Linguistics

The following databases are good places to go to start researching your topic. Each database has a slightly different focus, so you might need to try out a couple of  databases before finding one that returns the sort of results you are looking for. 

Good Starting Journals for Asian Languages and Linguistics

The following are links to specific academic journals which are published and peer-reviewed by experts in the field. If you want to narrow your search to a specific topic, country, or issue, finding a journal that publishes in that area can help

Search the entire library catalog here.

Materials on Linguistics topics are found under the "P" category on the 3rd floor of the Chester Fritz Library. 

PL1-8844 Languages of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania 
PL501-889 Japanese language and literature 
PL901-998 Korean language and literature 
PL1001-3208 Chinese language and literature 
PL3521-4001 Sino-Tibetan languages 
PL4281-4587 Austroasiatic languages