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The purpose and mission of this website is to share information concerning Shin Buddhist tradition and Pure Land Buddhism as it is presently practiced and interpreted by Shin communities in the West and Japan.

COJ is a comprehensive databases in the area of social sciences, arts and humanities, and business and economics. The sub-databases include China Academic Conference Proceedings (Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences), China Online Journals (Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences), Chinese Companies and Products, Dissertations of China(Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences), and Policies and Laws of China. The digital resources are all in PDF, HTML format, with an integrated cross-database search platform. All databases are updated frequently.

Coverage: from 1986--
Tags: China, Multidisciplinary

The ShunBao (Shen Bao)database is composed of the digitized issues of the Shanghai, China newspaper published from 1872 to 1949. Considered by many to be the longest lasting and most influential newspaper in modern China, the publication covered the major political and social developments for over half a century. The full name of the newspaper was Shenjiang Xinbao (translated as Shenjiang New Post, also known in English as the Shanghai News). Content has not been translated or transliterated from the Chinese script.

Coverage: 1872-1949
Tags: Asia, China, Cultural Studies, News

“Given the vast quantity, it is impossible to list all of the websites for particular languages around the world. This page has links to sites hosted by SIL in different countries where we work. These sites include some of the language data they have published and provide other information about work done there.

The silvical characteristics of about 200 forest tree species and varieties are described. Most are native to the 50 United States and Puerto Rico, but a few are introduced and naturalized. Information on habitat, life history, and genetics is given for 15 genera, 63 species, and 20 varieties of conifers and for 58 genera, 128 species, and 6 varieties of hardwoods. These represent most of the commercially important trees of the United States and Canada and some of those from Mexico and the Caribbean Islands, making this a reference for virtually all of North America. A special feature of this edition is the inclusion of 19 tropical and subtropical species. These additions are native and introduced trees of the southern border of the United States from Florida to Texas and California, and also from Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

In addition to Online access, a copy of “Silvics of North America” is in Shields Library General Stacks at S21 .A37 no.654.

SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.

Coverage: 1950-present
Tags: Arms Control, Disarmament, Government

The NPCC collects all data gathered from the 2010 population census, including population data at the country, province, centrally administered municipality and county unit levels.

Coverage: 2010
Tags: Census, China, Government

UCDavis subscribes to part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, and part III: The Institution of Slavery of this resource. These components of Slavery and Anti-Slavery include collections on the transatlantic slave trade and the legal and economic aspects of the slavery system from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries

Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. The interface lets users create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.

Contents included:
The entire US Census from 1790 to 2010.
The entire American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2014.
All annual updates from the American Community Survey.
InfoGroup data on religious congregations in the United States for 2009 and 2010, including maps for counties and special census areas, as well as point maps of the actual congregation locations.
The Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS) from 1980 to 2010.
Carbon Emissions Data for 2002 from the Vulcan Project.

Coverage: United States; 1790 - 2010
Tags: Census, Cultural Studies, Government, Religion

The Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It is particularly suited to trace citations to authors and articles across publications. It indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world’s leading scientific and technical journals.

Coverage: 1956-present
Tags: Buddhism, Religion, Shin Buddhism

A world wide collaborative of scholars that is devoted dissemination of social science research. It is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.