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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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General Information Sources on East & Southeast Asia
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Directories, Portals, & Search Engines   General Information & Reference
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Directories, Portals, & Search Engines
AccessAsia: Asian Business Resources & Directory Yellow Pages, list of news sites, & directory of resources on Asia by category & country
Content-Rich Asia WWW Resources Raymond Lum's extensive list of online resources, for publication in the Asian Studies Newsletter
Asia-Pacific Resources From the Asian Studies Program of the School of Hawaiian, Asian & Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii: listings of Asian resources & Asian Studies centers & programs; Asia-Pacific distance calculator
Content-Rich Asian Continent Information Resources Part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library, edited by Tim Beal, & tracking "leading information facilities pertaining to the whole of the Asian continent"
Content-Rich Asiaco - Asia Search Engine Yahoo-style search engine & portal for resources on Asia, grouped by country
Content-Rich Asian Studies - Directory of Online Resources Section of Mike Madin's General Links; Afghanistan Studies; China Studies; India Studies; Japan Studies; North Korea; Tibet; Buddhist Studies; SARS; Asian American Studies
Content-Rich Asian Studies WWW VL "a global collaborative project which provides access in bibliographic & in hypertext terms to networked scholarly documents", edited by T. Matthew Ciolek
Asian Studies WWW VL Search Engine Search engine covering 10 established Asian Studies organizations, & links to 16 country-specific search engines
Central Asian Studies World Wide Resources for the study of Central Asia, sponsored by the Harvard Forum for Central Asian Studies
EA Libraries Co-op WWW Goal is to enhance remote access to research materials on East Asia; organized by subject areas
East Asia Resources A list of Internet links compiled by the University of Virginia East Asia Center
East Asia WWW Virtual Library Part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library, & edited by John Goulde
Content-Rich Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources Library of Congress's portal to global information: the Library's 21 reading rooms; information on its international collections; "Selected items of international, cultural or historic importance from the Library's collections"; exhibitions on international themes; "Electronic resources on the nations of the world selected by Library of Congress subject experts"; research guides & databases; research opportunities; international cybercasts
Intelicoms' Asia Guide Extensive directory of sites from art to travel
Mekong-Studies Links List of environmental & informational links related to Mekong studies
NewODS Search Multilingual search engine for "all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993"
Online Guide East Asia "data & online resources to a wide geographical area ranging from the Russian Far East to Malaysia, Kazakhstan & Japan," with subject & geographic catalogs & search engine
Content-Rich Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR) Project supported by area studies scholars, bibliographers and subject selectors based at the libraries of the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota and the Ohio State University: "more than six thousand professionally selected, cataloged and annotated online resources"
Content-Rich Portals to the World Library of Congress's compilation of "links to electronic resources from around the world, grouped by country & subject categories for each country
Content-Rich The Scout Archives "a searchable and browseable database to over nine years' worth of the Scout Report and subject-specific Scout Reports ... contains 16,969 critical annotations of carefully selected Internet sites and mailing lists"
Search Engine Colossus Links to search engines worldwide listed by country & by category - Asia & Ocean Pacific A listing of general & country-specific search engines
Content-Rich South China Sea WWW Virtual Library "An online resource for scholars & policy-makers interested in South China Sea regional development, environment, & security issues" -- maintained by David Rosenberg
Southeast Asia Web: Southeast Asian Studies Academic teaching & student resources; general resources; country resources; art, music, literature & performance; business & economics; society, culture & politics; gay & lesbian resources; women's resources; Indonesian news; Philippine news
Southeast Asian studies: Online resources Lisa Klopfer's annotated survey for American Library Association's College and Research Libraries News (Feb. 2003)
Content-Rich Southeast Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library Maintained by the International Institute for Asian Studies (Leiden, The Netherlands)
SunSITE Singapore Listing of online resources about Southeast Asia, information technology, & art & culture
Virtual Library: Subject Guides Compiled by Nanyang Technological University Library
WWW Search Engines Guide T. Matthew Ciolek's annotated guide to "leading information retrieval facilities of value/significance to researchers in the field of Asian Studies & Social Sciences
Yahoo! in Asia Categorized directory of sites in Asia; in the News; VISA Shopping Guide
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General Information & Reference
Asia Observer "A start page for observers of Asian affairs": news, background & links
Asian Heroes 2003 Profiles in Time Asia (Apr. 28, 2003)
Asian Heroes Time Asia's salute to "the individuals whose valiance inspires us" (April 2002)
Asian of the Century Asiaweek's selection of the top 5 Asians by category (12/10/99)
Atlapedia Online "full color physical & political maps as well as key facts & statistics on countries of the world"
The Asia Society: Publications - Asian Updates Updates on "newsworthy issues & events in Asia & U.S.-Asia relations"
Asia-Pacific Magazine: Online Edition Magazine on revolutionary developments in Asia & the Pacific, published by Australian National University's Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies
Asian Studies & the WWW: 1998 Stocktaking T. Matthew Ciolek's analysis of the current role of the World Wide Web in Asia & in Asian Studies
AsiaSource Asia Society's comprehensive reference source: latest news; calendar of events; articles & speeches; links; experts database; maps & statistics; glossary
An Atlas of Cyberspaces "an atlas of maps & graphic representations of the geographies of the new electronic territories of the Internet, the World-Wide Web & other emerging Cyberspaces"
Background Notes on Countries of the World From Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
Bodleian Library Map Room - Map Links An annotated directory compiled by Mike Madin
Central Asian Studies World Wide Entrees into the field (current developments, suggested readings, reference materials, periodicals), institutions, contacts, reference tools
Content-Rich CIA - The World Factbook Online version of current annual edition, updated periodically throughout the year: Country profiles; reference maps; flags of the world
Countries of the World Country facts, country ranks, maps, flags & other data from "the CIA Factbook series & other sources rom the USA CIA World Factbooks, Photos Español, the United Nations Statistical Office, The Library of Congress Country Studies and other sources"
Country Profiles A briefing service from eldis (Electronic Development & Environment Information System), providing sectoral profiles by country "Eradicate Conflict by increasing cultural awareness ... Anthems, Flags, Maps, History, Weather, Geography, Government, & Economy information, etc."
The Economist: Country Briefings News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics, etc.
iJET Travel Intelligence "the first intelligence agency [run by ex-spies] for the global travel industry ... manned by analysts who monitor the globe for potential problems & create high-quality, useful intelligence for travelers"
International Travel & Health 2002 edition of WHO book offering "guidance on the full range of health risks likely to be encountered at specific destinations & associated with different types of travel"
Kiosk: Journal of Geo-Politics News, current events, maps & other resources by country, accessible by drop-down menus
Content-Rich The Library of Congress Federal Research Division: Country Studies "The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors"
Maps - All The Worlds Maps "A Compilation of Each Nation's Maps - Including Cities"; Directory & Search Engine of the World's Embassies & Consulates; International Telephone Search Engine; Visa Requirements Worldwide
The Most Influential Asians of the Century A Time Asia cover story (Aug. 1999)
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Resources provided by NBR, "a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that conducts advanced research on policy-relevant issues in Asia," & "the global clearinghouse for Asia research conducted by specialists & institutions worldwide": AccessAsia Review essays available online; specialist database
Places OnLine Association of American Geographers' compilation of "the World's very best place-based Web sites," with clickable world map
Content-Rich Portals to the World Home Page (Library of Congress) "selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations & other areas of the world ... selected by Area Specialists & other Library staff using Library of Congress selection criteria"
Power 50 (2001) Asiaweek's ranking of the 50 most powerful individuals in Asia (6/1/2001)
Southeast Asia for Visitors An guide
Southeast Asia Guide Provided by Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Reference & bibliographic resources; current events & news; resources by area; libraries & collections; centers for the study of Southeast Asia; instruction
Southeast Asian Studies Resources & Information Description of Duke Library collection; databases; current periodicals; major Southeast Asia research institutions & study centers; major library collections; news services; Internet resources by countries
UN System Pathfinder Selection of "current, relevant & useful" UN documents in Dag Hammarskjöld Library, grouped by topic (most not available online)
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