This LibGuide provides selected resources for the study of the Asia-Pacific region. Here you will find links to maps, statistical data, bibliographies, books, articles, country profiles, news, blogs, feeds, databases and other online resources.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2012
Best comprehensive databases:
Regional Outlook: Southeast Asia
Call Number: DS520 .R44
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
Call Number: Ref HA12.5 U65
Rich in information content, the Yearbook includes data, charts and a textual overview of well over 200 indicators, covering all spheres of the work of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, as well as such cross-cutting issues as poverty and gender.
Available online: http://www.unescap.org/stat/data/syb2009/index.asp
Military Policy Awareness (MiPALs) links provide recent government documents, CRS reports, and other news and analysis compiled by the National Defense University (NDU).
- Asian Security
Asian Security aims to be the foremost journal on all aspects of the national and international security in Asia. The journal covers "traditional" issues such as interstate warfare, the regional balance of power, alliances and other multilateral security institutions, national defense policies, strategic culture, civil-military relations, nuclear proliferation, conventional arms racing, arms control, and conflict-prone areas. The journal also covers "new" security issues.
- Asia Pacific Defence Reporter
APDR is Australia's leading source of defence news. Updated daily with relevant, high quality news articles.
- UN ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)
The Asia-Pacific Population Journal, which is published three times a year, is one of the few primary journals published by the United Nations ESCAP secretariat. It focuses on bringing out the policy and programme implications of population research in the Asian and Pacific region.