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Asian Art: Databases and Reference

Asian Art

Buley Library subscribes to a wide range of databases across many disciplines. These databases may contain reference books, articles, and other materials, and will often provide formatted citations. Please contact a librarian if you need additional assistance using these resources.

Databases and Reference

Reference Books provide background information as well as useful bibliographies: (search by subjects and keywords)

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online (Asian Art)

Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference Online: Dictionary of Asian Mythology

Encyclopedia Britannica

Research Databases to find articles, book chapters, etc. (Search by subjects and keywords)

Art and Architecture Complete


ATLA Religions Database: Bibliographic records of scholarship representing major religions, faiths, denominations, and languages

Academic Search Premier


Performing Arts

Asian American Drama: Asian American Drama contains 252 plays by 42 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Some 50% of these plays have never been published before.

Examples of Reference Books available at Buley Library (non-circulating)

Cover ArtAsian Mythologies by Yves Bonnefoy (Editor); Wendy Doniger (Translator)
Call Number: Hilton C. Buley Library Reference / Call Number: BL1005 .D5313 1993
ISBN: 0226064565
Publication Date: 1993-05-15
Introduction to Oriental Mythology by Clio Whittaker
Call Number: Hilton C. Buley Library Oversize stacks / Call Number: BL1032.I56 1989x
ISBN: 1555214517
Publication Date: 1989-11-01