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Electronic Journals: English-language Journals on East Asian Studies

Some databases are restricted to the Washington University community.
Information about access from outside WU campuses.

Additional electronic journals (open access journals) may be available via the following links:
Research Guides on Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, or Korean Studies.

Archives of Asian Art 2008-
Artibus Asiae 1925-2008
Asia policy 2006-
Asian Affairs 1973-2006
Asian Economic Journal 1998-
Asian Ethnology 2008-
Asian Folklore Studies 1963-2007
Asian Music (1968-2008)
Asian Music (2005- )
Asian Perspectives 2000-
Asian Philosophy 1991-
Asian Survey (1961- ) 1961-
Asian Theatre Journal (1984-2010)
Asian Theatre Journal (1999- )
Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs  1979-1995
Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature & Culture
Buddhist-Christian Studies (1981-2010)
Buddhist-Christian Studies (1999- )
Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies, University of London (1917-1940) 1917-1940
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1940-2008)
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (2001- )
Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 1985-2002
China : An International Journal 2003-
China Journal 1995-
China Quarterly (1960-2008)
China Quarterly (2001- )
China Review International 1994-
Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews (CLEAR) 1979-2010
Chinese Studies in History 1969-
Contemporary Chinese Thought 2004-2013
Contemporary Religions in Japan 1960-1970
Critical Asian Studies (2001-) 2001-
Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review 2012-
E-Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies (Han xue yan jiu tong xun) 2006-
Early modern Japan 1991-
East Asia: An International Quarterly 1982-
Far Eastern Quarterly 1941-1956
Far Eastern Survey 1935-1961
Folklore Studies 1942-1962
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies (1936-2008)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies (2009- )
Inter-Asia cultural studies 2000-
International Journal of Asian Studies 2004-
Japan Forum 1989-
Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 1974-
Japanese Language and Literature 2001-2010
Jin tian = Today 2003-2014
Journal of Asian & African Studies 1966-
Journal of Asian American Studies 1998-
Journal of Asian Studies (1956-2010)
Journal of Asian Studies (2004- )
Journal of Chinese Cinemas 2007-
Journal of Chinese Overseas 2005-2008
Journal of Chinese Philosophy 1973-
Journal of Chinese Religions 1980-
Journal of Contemporary China 1992-
Journal of East Asian Archaeology 2000-2003
Journal of East Asian Linguistics 1992-
Journal of Japanese Studies 1974-2008
Journal of Korean studies 1969-
Journal of Modern Chinese History 2007-
Journal of Song-Yuan Studies 2008-
Journal of the American Oriental Society 1843-
Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (1957-2008)
Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (1957- )
Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland 1834-
Korean Studies 1977-
Koreana 1987-
Late Imperial China 1965-
Manoa 1999-
Memorandum (Institute of Pacific Relations, American Council) 1932-1934
Ming Studies 1975-
Modern Asian Studies (1967-2008)
Modern Asian Studies (1967- )
Modern China (1975- ) 1975-
Monumenta Nipponica (1938-2008)
Monumenta Nipponica (2005- )
News Bulletin (Institute of Pacific Relations) 1926-1928
Pacific Affairs 1928-2009
Philosophy East and West (1951-2010)
Philosophy East and West (2000- )
Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 1999-
Review of Japanese Culture and Society 2012-
Seoul Journal of Korean Studies 1988-
Studies on Asia (2004-) 2004-
T'oung pao = Tong bao 1890-
Twentieth-century China 2007-2010
U.S.-Japan Women's Journal 2013-
Zhongguo wen zhe yan jiu ji kan (Academia Sinica) 1991-

Search: China Academic Journals Full-text Database
A full text, searchable database of journals from China. Current subscription to CAJ includes the Literature/History/Philosophy (series F), Politics/Military Affairs/Law (series G), Education/Social Sciences (series H), and Economy & Management (series J).
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Please check also China National Social Science Database. It includes over seventy key journals published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, which can be accessed only from this database starting from 2013.
Search: JSTOR
Full-text. Journal index. JSTOR consists of the complete back runs of many journal titles, from whenever each title began publication to a point 3 or 5 years ago. More info
Search: Project MUSE
Full-text, journal index. About 200 scholarly journals, most recent 3-5 years. Some titles provide more years of coverage. Journals can be searched individually, in groups, or all together. More info
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A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 5,000 journals. Offers coverage of many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.