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Chinese Studies

Welcome

Greetings! As your subject librarian for Chinese Studies, I am very glad to help you find information and research tools relevant to your research.  Please contact me by email, chat online or phone call.  Thanks and have a great day.

Individual Databases for Chinese Studies

Requesting Articles

How to request articles not available online at Brown.

Purchase Request

Search Tips

The General Internet

  • Google Tips and Tricks: Google's guide to using their search engine effectively. Includes boolean searching, wild cards, and more.
  • Wikipedia Responsibly: Student Wikipedia Use Policy from the University of California Santa Barbara. Describes Wikipedia's strengths and weaknesses.  Discusses version history for citations.
  • Primary vs. Secondary Sources: A helpful guide from the University of California Santa Cruz, University Library.
  • Peer Review: An excellent overview of the process of peer review, its benefits, and its shortcomings.  Written by the Linux Information Project.

The Library Web

  • WorldCat Explained: About page for WorldCat, the premier federated library catalog.
  • Brown's NEW Library Search Tool: About page for the new unified search tool.  Learn how to query JOSIAH and subscription databases at the same time.
  • Google Scholar: Google Scholar uses the Google search engine to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports. Google Scholar results now include links to Brown University Library resources. These links will appear automatically if you search from an on-campus computer or use the link above; otherwise, off-campus you must go to "Scholar Preferences" and search for "Brown". For further information see Google Scholar FAQ.

Information on Copyright

A Key for Resource Icons

KEY

full text icon = Some full text
licensed icon = Licensed for Brown
audio icon = Audio Available
video icon = Video Available
mobile icon = Mobile Access Available

Off-Campus Access

To gain access to licensed resources:

For more information, see Off Campus Access Services.
 
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