Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia and is perfect for background research or helping to formulate your topic. It includes topic pages with mind maps (examples: History of China and Taoism) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (example: Japan from World Politics Since 1945, Ming Dynasty from Encyclopedia of the Medieval World (600 - 1450), or Forbidden City from Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present).
The databases featured in this box are particularly useful for finding scholarly journal articles for this class. Browse our full selection of Databases A-Z.
Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:
East Asia History | East Asia Civilization | China Court and courtiers | Qing Dynasty (China) | History & Archaeology | China History | Japan History | Chinese literature | China Politics and government | Korea History | Korea (South) History | China social life and customs | Asia History | China History Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 | Emperors Japan Biography | Korea Civilization 1392-1910. |
Access articles via the Databases A-Z page. If off campus, you'll need to log in with your SUEID. These are examples of what to look for in a scholarly article, and may lead you to good Journal titles to explore.
Check these databases for streaming film segments and for art images. Note that for ArtStor, you MUST sign up for your free account from on campus. Thereafter, you can log in from off campus.