Related Links

Lists of Resources for Buddhist Studies

East Asian Reference Guide
(compiled by Robert Buswell, revised and expanded by William Bodiford, both of UCLA; accessible via the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures)

Database of Modern Chinese Buddhism
A collaborative gathering of information related to Buddhism in China between 1850 and 1950 CE. Open to edit and available to all under a Creative Commons license.

Digital Dictionary of Buddhism
A compilation of Chinese logograph-based terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources.

Searching for Secondary and Primary Sources

INBUDS (Indian and Buddhist Studies Treatise Database) search engine
(search for secondary sources, primarily in Japanese)

Nihon kotenseki sōgō mokuroku dētabēsu 日本古典籍総合目録データベース 
(Union Catalogue of Early Japanese Books; this website is part of the Kokubungaku kenkyū shiryōkan 国文学研究資料館 [National Institute of Japanese Literature]; it provides information on the manuscript holdings of Japanese institutions and on where one can find printed editions of those manuscripts and texts)

Kokuritsu kokkai toshokan sāchi 国立国会図書館サーチ
(This Japanese National Diet Library search engine was launched in 2012 and includes not only books and journal articles, but also digital materials and materials from public libraries, archives, museums, and research institutes.)

Kokubungaku ronbun mokuroku dētabēsu 国文学論文目録データベース
 
(The Database for Research Theses of Japanese Literature Studies in the Taishō, Shōwa, and Heisei Periods of the Kokubungaku kenkyū shiryōkan [National Institute of Japanese Literature]; a good place to search for journal articles in Japanese)

Tōkyō daigaku shiryō hensanjo 東京大学史料編纂所(The Historiographical Institute of the University of Tokyo)
(within the “database” section there are many useful resources, e.g., the Dai Nihon ShiryōUnified Database,  full-text databases of the Nara Ibun, Heian Ibun, and Kamakura Ibun)


For far more extensive lists of electronic and non-electronic resources organized according to region, see the following sections of the C.V. East Library Web site:


Select Journals

(The following is a list of relevant journals that allow one to download articles without a subscription.)

Bulletin de l’École française d’Extrême-Orient
Cahiers d’Extrême-Asie

Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies

Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies
Chung-hwa Buddhist Journal

Indogaku bukkyōgaku kenkyū 印度学仏教学研究
Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies
Japanese Religions

Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

Japan Review (English-language journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
Nihon Kenkyū 日本研究  (Japanese-language journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies)

See also the following:

List of journals relevant to Buddhist Studies from the Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies.