Databases (10 results)

Askia [Access to Scientific/Socio-economic Knowledge in Africa] [via UNESCO]
The Access to Scientific and Socio-economic Information in Africa (ASKIA) Initiative is under the Public Information & Knowledge Managment Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists and, policy-makers, over an interactive online portal acting as a one-stop shop to such knowledge and associated information.
Bibliography of Asian Studies [via EBSCO]
Index of western-language monographs, articles, and book chapters on all parts of Asia and Asian Studies (East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Indian Ocean) published since 1971.
Coverage: 1971-present, depending upon the subfile.
Tags: Asia, Literature, Multidisciplinary
De Gruyter University Press Library [via De Gruyter]
Multi-disciplinary collection of ebooks selected from the front list titles of participating university presses. Participants include: Amsterdam University Press, Columbia University Press, Cornell University Press, Duke University Press, Fordham University Press, Harvard University Press, New York University Press, Princeton University Press, Rutgers University Press, Stanford University Press, University of California Press, University of Chicago Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, University of Toronto Press, and Yale University Press.
Global Environmental Justice [via Docuseek]
Documentary films examine in depth the issues related to social, ecological, political and environmental justice.. Titles address the rapidly changing landscapes of regional and global systems associated with power, knowledge, including environmental issues, human rights and the search for solutions to complex global problems. Geographic coverage is Asia and North America. The subjects range from the hidden costs of fast fashion in Asia, forest preservation in Tibet to inner-city environmental issues in the US.
Coverage: 2005 - present
Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan. Dian cang zi yuan (國立故宮博物院. 典藏資源) = National Palace Museum (Taiwan) [via Taiwan National Palace Museum]
Images and texts presenting themed exhibits from the National Palace Museum collection.
Index Islamicus [via Proquest]
Index to literature on Islam, the Middle East and Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities elsewhere. Includes citations to over 2,000 journals, conference proceedings, monographs, and book reviews from 1906 to present.
Coverage: 1906-current
Tags: History, Islam, Religion
Kanopy Films Streaming Service [via Kanopy]
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Collections include titles from the DEFA Film Library, ArtMattan Films, HBO, Frameline, Ruscico, Pragda, BBC, Flicker Alley, National Film Board of Canada, First Run Features, Cinema Libre Studio, New Day Films, and the Criterion Collection/Janus Films. Please note: only documentaries and Criterion Collection are available at this time.
Coverage: 2000 - present
New Persian-English Dictionary [Hayyim] [via University of Chicago]
Hayyim, Sulayman. New Persian-English dictionary, complete and modern, designed to give the English meanings of over 50,000 words, terms, idioms, and proverbs in the Persian language, as well as the transliteration of the words in English characters. Together with a sufficient treatment of all the grammatical features of the Persian Language. [Teheran, Librairie-imprimerie Béroukhim] 1934-1936. Copyright © 1934 by Librarie-imprimerie Béroukhim.
Scripta Sinica = 漢籍電子文獻資料庫 (Hànjí diànzǐ wénxiàn zīliào kù) [via Academia Sinica]
This is a large full-text collection of classics pertaining to Chinese history. Use the 授權使用 button to access the full (licensed) collection. The creators of this database describe it as a project "to digitize all documents essential to research in traditional Sinology. . . ."