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H-ASIA November 24, 2005 WWW Resource: Asia-Studies Full-text Online ************************************************************************ From: T.Matthew Ciolek <email@example.com> -------------------------------------------------------------- The Asian Studies WWW Monitor: late Nov 2005, Vol. 12, No. 17 (242) -------------------------------------------------------------- 23 Nov 2005 Asia-Studies Full-text Online International Information Services, Hong Kong, China Self-description: "Asia-Studies Full-text Online is the premier database [est. 2004 - ed.] for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. As the exclusive licensee for the region's most prestigious research institutions, Asia- Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries* on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues. Examples of specific subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies to name a few. The average study is 100 pages long, and contains statistics, research, analysis, and forecasts. Most contain statistical tables, charts, and/or graphs. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands. Users can browse by country to find country specific annual statistical overviews. Multi- country and Asia-wide comparisons are also available. [...] Asia-Studies Full-text Online is sold by subscription, with a number of service plans available. All plans offer unlimited usage and study retrieval. Users access the website either through a campus-wide IP address service, which requires no passwords, or through individual password-protected accounts [...]. Study Providers: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat (APEC), Singapore; Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila; Australian APEC Study Centre, Melbourne; Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), Dhaka; Berkeley APEC Study Center (BASC), California; Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta; East-West Center, Honolulu; Institute of Developing Economies - Japan External Trade Organization, Tokyo; Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore; Japan Focus, Ithaca; Lingnan University, Hong Kong; Lowy Institute for International Policy, Sydney; Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc. (MFR), New York; National Center for APEC (NCAPEC), Seattle; Nautilus Institute, San Francisco; Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Manila; University of Hong Kong APEC Study Center and Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy (HIEBS), Hong Kong. Update Frequency - Monthly; Database Size - Over 7,000 Studies; Study File Format - PDF Full-text; Document Browsing & Retrieval Method - Search Engine, Alphabetical Index, Publisher Index, Statistical Flow Chart." Site contents: * Search; * About; * Subscribe; * Contact; * Search All Studies; * Highlights; * Browse Studies by Providers (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asian Development Bank, Australian APEC Study Centre, CIFOR, East-West Center, IDE-JETRO, Institute of Policy Studies, Japan Focus, Lingnan University, Nautilus Institute, PIDS, University of Hong Kong); * Statistics (Key Indicators; Multi-country Studies; Asia-wide Statistics); * Sign Up for Free A-S Monthly; * Submit Paper for A-S Monthly. URL http://www.asia-studies.com/ Internet Archive (web.archive.org) - the site was not archived at the time of this abstract. Link reported by: Richard Thomson (richard.thomson--at--anu.edu.au) * Resource type [news - documents - study - corporate info. - online guide]: Study * Publisher [academic - business - govt. - library/museum - NGO - other]: Business * Scholarly usefulness [essential - v.useful - useful - interesting - marginal]: Essential * External links to the resource [over 3,000 - under 3,000 - under 1,000 - under 300 - under 100 - under 30]: 300 -------------------------------------------------------------- Src: The Asian Studies WWW Monitor ISSN 1329-9778 URL http://coombs.anu.edu.au/asia-www-monitor.html The e-journal [est. Apr 1994] provides free weekly abstracts and reviews of new/updated online resources of significance to research, teaching and communications dealing with the Asian Studies. The most valuable resources identified by the Monitor are also grouped in http://asia-www-monitor.blogspot.com/ The email edition of this Journal has now over 4,880 subscribers. Currently (i.e. in Nov 2005) The Monitor has a Google rank #2 among the 72,600,000 'asian studies' web pages published world-wide. Please announce new/improved Asian Studies' Web sites via http://coombs.anu.edu.au/regasia.html - regards - Dr T. Matthew Ciolek tmciolek[use"@"]coombs.anu.edu.au Head, Internet Publications Bureau, RSPAS, The National Institute for Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia ph +61 (02) 6125 0110 fax: +61 (02) 6257 1893 also, Asia Pacific Research Online at www.ciolek.com [You may freely forward this information, but on condition that you send the text as an integral whole along with complete information about its author, date, and source.] ***************************************************************** H-ASIA publishes selected posts from the Asian Studies Monitor as a service to its members, thereby giving wider distribution to the material of this valuable resource. H-ASIA's editors do not produce the posts, nor do they participate in the ASM editorial evaluations which are offered by the ASM founder and editor, T. Matthew Ciolek. Questions regarding details of these ASM posts should be directed to Dr. Ciolek.