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East Asian Studies: Reference Works

East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program committed to offering its students engaging, interactive, and challenging courses that develop an understanding of East Asian cultures and proficiency in East Asian languages

Reference Sources

This page includes both print and online resources.  Some resources are specific to Studies in Islam; others are more comprehensive in the area of religious studies and include information on Islam.

Dictionaries and Handbooks

Online Dictionaries

Chinese:

Cambridge Dictionaries Online - an online version of Cambridge Dictionaries, English-Chinese

The Oxford Chinese dictionary English-Chinese : Chinese English  - an online version of Cambridge Dictionaries, English-Chinese and Chinese-English

Youdao Online Dictionary 有道词典 - a Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionary, with functions include sentence translation and slang words

Japanese:

Cambridge Dictionaries Online - an online version of Cambridge Dictionaries, English-Japanese

Jisho Online Dictionary - a powerful Japanese online dictionary, support translations from English, Japanese and Roomaji, word or text

Korean:

Cambridge Dictionaries Online - an online version of Cambridge Dictionaries, English-Japanese

NAVER Korean-English Dictionary - an online English-Korean and Korean-English dictionary, support translations from both English and Korean

Encyclopedias

Websites