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Dear Reader,

(including all its subsidiary (and/or sister) pages on "coombs.anu.edu.au" server) has permanently ceased its publishing operations on Friday 21st January 2011.

All of the online resources reported here have been thoroughly checked at the time of their listing. However, it is possible that, with the with the passage of time, many of the originally reported materials might have been removed from the Internet, or changed their online address, or varied the scope and quality of their contents.

Fortunately, in several cases it is possible to access many of the older versions of the resources listed in the MONITOR. This can be easily done via the free services of the "The Internet Archive" http://web.archive.org/, a remarkable brainchild of Brewster Kahle, San Francisco, CA.

- with warm regards -

Editor, Dr T. Matthew Ciolek.

Canberra, 21 January 2011.

08 November 2009

Asia Collection [at] University of Hawaii at Manoa Library


08 Nov 2009

Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, US.

"The Asia Collection in Hamilton Library at the University of Hawai'i - Manoa is the most significant collection of Asian materials in the State of Hawaii and in the Pacific. It dates from 1920, when the Board of Regents established the Japanese Department at the University of Hawaii. In 1930, the Oriental Institute was established to focus on the study of China, India and Japan. In 1962, the newly established East-West Center [www.eastwestcenter.org - ed.] absorbed, with the University's agreement, the vernacular materials of the Oriental Library, and expanded the scope to include Korea and all countries in South and Southeast Asia. In 1970, the Asia Collection was transferred to the University of Hawaii as a unique collection."

Site contents:
* Asia [annotated catalogue of links];
* China Collection (Library Resources, Major Online resources: Liscensed for UHM use only, Other Resources by Subject: Free access);
* Japan Collection;
* Korea Collection;
* Philippines[annotated catalogue of links];
* South Asia Collection;
* Southeast Asia Collection;
* Periodicals (Chinese Language Periodicals, Japanese Language Periodicals, Korean Language Periodicals, Newspapers (all languages; all areas) Newspaper indexes);
* Librarians and Staff ;
* Countries / Map (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (North), Korea (South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam);
* Special Collections (Japan Special Collections - The Sakamaki/Hawley Collection, The Kajiyama Collection, The Hokkaido Collection, The Nan'yo Collection, The Satsuma Collection, Link to the official Takazawa Bunko site, The John Roberts Collection, The Performing Arts Collection, The Oliver Statler Collection, Magic Lantern Slides Collection, China Special Collections [under construction], Korea Special Collections [under construction]);
* Selected Databases and Indexes;
* Electronic serials [under construction];
* Asia Videos [list of documentaries and feature films from the countries and regions of Asia];
* FAQs
* Theses (Digital Dissertations, Current Research @ UH [both UH Manoa IP addresses only]);
* Other Asia Collections [a catalogue of links];
* UH Centers for Asian Studies [a catalogue of links];
* Related Links [a catalogue of links];
* Recent Acquisitions [on China, Japan, and Korea];
* Exhibits (Current, Past).

URL http://www.hawaii.edu/asiaref/index.htm

Internet Archive http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.hawaii.edu/asiaref/index.htm

Link reported by: T. Matthew Ciolek (tmciolek--at--coombs.anu.edu.au)

* Resource type [news - documents - study - corporate info. - online guide]:
Corporate info./ Study/ Documents/Online Guide
* Publisher [academic - business - government - library/museum - NGO - other]:
* Scholarly usefulness [essential - v.useful - useful - interesting - marginal]:
V. Useful
* External links to the resource [over 3,000 - under 3,000 - under 1,000
- under 300 - under 100 - under 30]: under 1,000

Please note that the above details were correct on the day of their publication. To suggest an update, please email the site's editor at tmciolek@ciolek.com