Asian Studies E-Books Online

December 17, 2012 at 9:20 am 2 comments

From today, Leiden University has full access to Brill’s Asian Studies ebook collection 2007-2012, part of Brill’s platform for ebooks and journals called Brill Online books and journals.
Leiden University has always had a strong focus on Asian studies, and Brill’s Asian ebooks cover this subject perfectly. Many of Brill’s recent academic works on China, Japan and Korea are part of this collection, and some well known earlier publications are incorporated too.
All fulltext and searchable publications are available for download (PDF): either from inside our university, or after logging in from home with ULCN name and password.

Searching is easy by using the search screen and then restricting by subject or time of publication; it is also possible to search for chapters in books.

Here is the full list of the Asian Studies E-Books Online through Brill :

Books to be found in this large collection include, for example, Erik Zürcher’s The Buddhist Conquest of China; Van Crevel’s Chinese Poetry in Times of Mind, Mayhem and Money; Kevin M. Doak’s A History of Nationalism in Modern Japan; and Remco Breuker’s Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170.

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  • 1. Hugh Grigg  |  December 23, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Will these resources be made available on JSTOR as well? I do think that academic materials ought to be made more widely available for the benefit of everyone, rather than being locked with academia.

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  • 2. Brill E-books | Midden Oosten en Islam collectie  |  March 6, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    […] In addition to the Middle East and Oriental collection we also gained access to the Asian Studies e-book collection. For more information please check out the East Asian Library blog. […]

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