In addition to the Library research seminars, special sessions are available to faculty members and graduate students who would like to include a library presentation in their courses or to have an individual session.
We canceled the subscription to MagazinPlus in November 30, 2009, and will start on January 1, 2010, our subscription to Zasshi kiji sakuin shusei DB 雑誌記事索引集成データベース (The complete database of Japanese magazine and periodicals from the Meiji Era to the present). This database indexes and contains bibliographic data to over 11 million Japanese-language articles published in Japan, including those in former Japanese colonies, from 1868 to the present.
Thanks to an additional Title VI funding for 2009/2010, we were able to purchase twenty-seven Japanese e-books. They belong to a project to promote electronic resources related to East Asia. Users can now view these books in full text in the NetLibrary database http://www.netlibrary.com/. Here is the procedure:
The Siku Quanshu database was migrated to a new platform, the Citrix server. Please be sure to go to “How to log in” http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=8253 and follow the on-campus and off-campus access guidelines there. It is a one-time-only installation, and here are the steps to follow:
After the installation, please go to Si Ku Quan Shu 文淵閣四庫全書 under Chinese Studies – Electronic Databases at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=4889 and click on Si ku Quan Shu. The Citrix server will lead you to the database. You will see a purple Login sign in the toolbar. Open it, and select “IP Login" to access the database.
China Academic Journals (CAJ)
Century Journals Social Sciences,from first issue to 1993
China Doctor Dissertations Full-text Database, 2000-
Please note that you can search for news from the regional versions of Asahi Shinbun from 1985 to the present. Here are the steps to follow:
Dang dai mei shu jia當代美術家 = Modern Artists
Dang dai zong jiao yan jiu当代宗教硏究 = Contemporary Religious Studies
Japanese Journal of Political Science [electronic resource]http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JJP
Min zu wen ti yan jiu民族问题硏究 = Studies of Ethnic Problems
The Library is conducting a vigorous promotion for the development of IUScholarWorks!IUScholarWorks, which serves as a repository for the work of individual faculty members; it preserves, organizes, and makes freely available the works of IU scholars. Please let me know if you are interested in participating in the project. We will resolve the copyright issues for you.
The book shifting project of the East Asian Collection on the 8th floor continues, and we hope that the project will be completed before the end of the spring semester.
The Collection web page at http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=328 is our gateway to Internet users. In order to make our collection more visible, we have continued to review the existing web pages, added new content, and kept the links up to date.
Please try searches of full-text Chinese, Japanese, and Korean titles in the HathiTrust Digital Library and the Google Books. The number of full-text books is limited because of copyright issues, but you may view books published between the late 19th century and the 1st decade of the 20th century.
Too tired to come to the Wells Library? A new service is designed for faculty members of East Asian studies at this beginning stage. Please email Wen-ling Liu [email@example.com] to schedule a library consultation in your office. I can come over on Fridays to demonstrate new library databases and services related to East Asian studies.
Brenda L. Johnson, from the University of California, Santa Barbara Library, will assume her position as IU’s Dean of University Libraries on March 1, 2010.
It is the beginning of a new semester, and the Year of the Tiger (2010庚寅虎年) is coming on February 14! Please don’t hesitate to let me know your book recommendations for your courses and researches!