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Asia-Canada Studies information resources: Books & articles


All SFU Library print and online books are listed in the Library catalogue. You can also browse the catalogue for journals to which the Library subscribes.

Journal articles

Use these databases to locate journal articles on your topic. As the Asia-Canada Studies Program is an interdisciplinary subject, there is a wide variety of indexes listed.

Academic Search Premier
Indexes publications such as Asia Pacific Biotech News, Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, Asian Affairs, Asian Studies Review, China Today, Chinese America: History Perspectives, Chinese Education Society, Chinese Science Bulletin, and others.

America: History & Life
This index provides access to Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Historical Review, International Journal of Canadian Studies, Pacific Historical Review, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, masters and doctoral theses and more.

ATLA Religion Database
World religions, church history, and religion in social issues

Bibliography of Asian Studies
Indexes 100+ journals in Asian Studies.

Canadian Research Index
Canadian Government reports, federal, provincial and municipal

China Academic Journals Online
Articles are in Chinese. Series F (Literature, History and Philosophy); Series G (Politics/Military Affairs/Law) full-text database of Chinese journals.

Historical Abstracts
Indexes history periodicals for all countries other than Canada and the United States.

Humanities and Social Sciences Index (HSSI)
Indexes publications such as Asian Affairs (London & New York), Asian Folklore Studies, Asian Perspectives, Asian Philosophy, Asian Survey, The China Quarterly, Chinese Law and Government, Chinese Sociology and Anthropology, Chinese Studies in History.

It is a "full-text archival collection of core scholarly journals mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences" including the subject topic Asian studies. In Advanced Search, you can narrow your search to select the journals in Asian studies (Asian Folklore Studies; Asian Music; Asian Survey; Asian Theatre Journal; Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs; China Journal; China Quarterly; Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews; Europe-Asia Studies; Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies; Japanese Language and Literature; Journal of Asian Studies; Journal of Japanese Studies; Modern Asian Studies; Modern China).

Passport GMID
This database is international in scope and is useful for obtaining comparative data between countries. Includes market reports on consumer trends by country and company profiles.

Project Muse
Indexes the following humanities and social sciences periodicals: Asian Music, Asian Perspectives, Asian Theatre Journal, China: An International Journal, China Review International, Ethnohistory, Journal of Asian American Studies, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Journal of Japanese Studies, Late Imperial China, Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, and Philosophy East and West

Sociological Abstracts
Indexes periodicals in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other languages. Coverage from 1963-present.

News sources

Alternative Press Index
This index provides access to nearly 300 alternative, politically left-wing newspapers and magazines. It is a useful source for researching topics such as democracy, feminism, immigration and labour.

Canadian Newsstream
Full text of nearly 300 newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the Globe & Mail and the National Post, as well as local papers such as the Vancouver Sun, the Province, Vancouver Courier, and the Burnaby Now.

CBCA Complete (Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete)
Full-text access to over 475 Canadian periodicals and news sources.

information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports. Many regions in Asia are covered, including Japan, Greater China, North Korea, South Korea, Central Asia and South-East Asia and more. 

Nexis Uni
International newspaper coverage. Usually includes current day's publications.