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Southeast Asia Studies

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Academic Journals and Articles



Recommended Tools and Sources

Academic journals primarily contain peer-reviewed scholarly articles, which can also appear in article databases. Recommendations for finding academic journals and articles include:

  1. The Library's Start Your Search portal (includes several online tools)
  2. OskiCat (UC Berkeley's online catalog)
  3. A-Z Databases (use subject and database type filters to perform specific searches)
  4. Google Scholar
Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

BAS has over 500,000 citations to journal articles, books, and conference proceedings worldwide on the countries, histories, and cultures of East, South, and Southeast Asia. [1971-present]

JSTOR provides full-text access to over 1000 scholarly journals, including more than 2 million articles, from a wide range of disciplines. Current issues from journals (the most recent 3-5 years) are generally not available in JSTOR. [dates vary]

The easiest way to access A-Z Databases is from the Start Your Search box on The Library homepage. Just select "Databases" and "Browse All Databases". Then, find Southeast Asia Studies articles by:

  1. Selecting "Southeast Asian Studies" in the Subject dropdown.
  2. Selecting "Articles" in the Database dropdown.

Tutorial for finding articles related to Southeast Asia Studies
























Google Scholar:

  • Is freely accessible.
  • Indexes scholarly literature in many formats and disciplines.
  • Offers alerts and subscriptions to account owners.


OskiCat is UC Berkeley's library catalog.

To access it in the "Start Your Search" box on The Library homepage,, select OSKICAT in the SEARCH tab.