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Asian Studies

The Archive of Research in Archetypal Symbolism
This is an encyclopedic collection of 17,000 alchemical images and corresponding study sheets that draw on East-West traditions from 50,000 BCE to 2,000 CE. Selected subjects of special interest for the CIIS community include: psychology, anthropology, archaeology, expressive arts, drama therapy, somatics, archaeomythology, mythology, theology, thealogy, spirituality, religion, philosophy, ecology, and cosmology.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (San Francisco)
CIIS students, staff, and faculty are invited to use the Library collections of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco for their research.

Asian Studies (Virtual Library) (Internet)
This resource is a directory of over 10,000 scholarly information resources on the Internet. It deals with the Asian continent as a whole, as well as with individual Asian regions, countries, and territories. A distributed catalog, with 48 editors in 16 countries.

Bibliography of Asian Studies
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 777,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia, published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Through the 1991 printed version, the BAS included citations to western-language periodical articles, individually authored monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc. Since 1992, newly published individual monographs are no longer being added to the database, and users seeking monographs are urged to consult other general resources and databases (such as OCLC, etc.).

Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)
Humanities International Complete (EBSCO)
Provides full text of journals, books and other published sources from around the world, including all data from Humanities International Index (indexing and abstracts for more than 2,200 journals and 3.2 million records) plus full text for more than 1,200 journals.

Integral Yoga and Related Studies

The Collected Works of the Mother
The 17-volume Collected Works consists of nine volumes of talks and eight volumes of writings (prayers, reflections, essays, sayings, letters and personal notes). Most of the material was written or spoken in French and appear here in translation. The text on this Web site is that of the second edition; it is textually the same as the first edition (excepting a few minor corrections), but differs in page numbering.

The Collected Works of Sri Aurobindo
In 1997, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram began to publish the Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo in a uniform library edition. Twenty-six volumes have been issued thus far; the remaining ones will come out over the next few years. Upon completion, there will be 37 volumes (originally 35 volumes were planned). The Complete Works will contain all the writings published earlier in the 30-volume Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library, as well as around 4000 pages of new texts.

UC Berkeley East Asian Library
One of the most comprehensive collections of materials in East Asian Languages in the United States. The library has grown from 75,000 volumes at its founding in 1947 to more than ten times this number today. Currently it receives about 4,000 serial titles. Its combined holdings in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other East Asian languages form one of the top two such collections in the United States outside of the Library of Congress. Anyone may enter the Library and browse the collections. To borrow materials, a card is necessary. You may join the CA Alumni Association (you need not be a UCB alum) for $50 or purchase a library borrowing card for $100. Many materials found in the UC Berkeley Libraries may be requested via CIIS Library's Interlibrary Loan service.

UC Berkeley South/Southeast Asia Library
Includes the reference collection, a small non-circulating collection of basic works on the South/Southeast Asia region, and a collection of high-use periodicals. Anyone may enter the Library and browse the collections. Information about campus locations of circulating S/SE Asia collections detailed on the Web site.

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November 6, 2013