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Research Guides@Tufts

Art History: Arts of Asia (COVID-19 ed): Home


Welcome to my Research Sources page for Arts of Asia!

Chao Chen, Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057; Schedule an Appointment

This COVID-19 edition emphasizes ebooks and full-text articles.

  chao chen

Books and Images

1. JumboSearch for Books

The library's catalog includes ebooks from the following collections, which you can search separately as well:


Note: WorldCat (renamed to be Libraries Worldwide on the Tisch Library homepage) is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic, even though interlibrary loan service is currently very limited.)


Check the Boston Public Library's catalog for eBooks (and  sign up for a BPL eCard , Tufts students and faculty eligible)

"Digital books" on Internet Archive

Open Educational Resources (OER)
online alternatives that are accessible and free to all students


2. Some Reference and Introductory Titles at Tisch

Bibliographies and Journal Articles

1. Bibliographies and Review of Books




Note: check out, also, the bibliographies of books and articles in your readings. And, the following Subject Databases of journal articles for review of books as well.


**End as Beginning: Chinese Art and Dynastic Time, the 68th  A. W. Mellon Lecture by Prof. Wu Hung, University of Chicago (Video/Audio), 2019.

2. Journal Articles 

A. All-Subject Databases

B. Art and Art History Databases

C. Related Subjects Databases

**Search by the title of the article in JumboSearch when the full text is not readily available in the two Art History databases.


3. A Few Notable Journals