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Asian Studies: Books & eBooks

Books for Asian Studies in UCC Library

Asian Studies includes a wide range of subject areas - from philosophy and religion to politics, commerce and culture. UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system to arrange the books by subject.Doing a keyword search should help you find books of relevance.

For example:

  • 181 Eastern philosophy
  • 294 Buddhism
  • 330 Economics
  • 952 Japan

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and fill out the e-proposal form.

How to Find a Print Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:
Location: what floor it is on

Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine

Status: is it available or currently on loan?


You can choose to search for e-books only on the E-journals & E-books page - see:


Alternatively you can browse by subject:

Most of UCC Library's e-books can be located through the Library Catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the e-book, for example:

It is also possible to keyword search e-book databases. E-book databases relevant for Asian Studies include:

Online Reference Works

New Books

Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search.