Welcome to the learning resources page on Asian women writers, with
an emphasis on contemporary writers. This page will help you use the Internet
and the WSU Stewart Library to find useful information for your research.
If you have any questions, visit the Library Reference Desk, or call 626-6415.
INFORMATION FROM BOOKS
Use the online catalog
to find out which books and other media are available, on what subjects,
and where they are located in Stewart Library. Many of the books relevant
to this course are are located on level two of the library in
the General Collection.
REFERENCE SOURCES ON
ASIAN WOMEN WRITERS
Authors - Available on campus and via Remote Access Service. This is an
excellent resource providing long critical essays on each author as well
as information on genre, personal information, career, awards/honors,
full list of writings and biographical/critical sources.
Ethnic Newswatch -
A full-text database of the ethnic and minority press in America,
covering 90 newspapers and magazines.There are presently about
75,000 articles from publications representing African American,
Asian American, Hispanic/Latino/Chicano, Jewish, Native American,
Arab American, and European American history and culture.
INTERLIBRARY LOAN AND
If we do not own a particular book or article you need, we will borrow
it for you from another library through Interlibrary
There are many other useful journals in Stewart Library. Use the
Indexes below to identify articles useful for your research.
INDEXES TO JOURNAL
To find articles on
your topic you need to use article databases. Each index usually
covers a group of subject related journals. Search by subject
or keyword in these indexes. Some databases are available
off campus if you enter your student ID number.
MLA - MLA
Indexes articles in literature, languages, linguistics, and
folklore back to 1963. Updated ten times per year. (R)
Access the London
Times via the Web. You must register, but there is no charge.
Full text book reviews are available in the Times Books sections
on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday each week. The Times Literary Supplement
is available only to paid subscribers, although you may browse each
week's table of contents.
Access the New York Times via the Web.
To access the archives use Lexis/Nexis.
Many other newspapers
are available on online, although most papers don't provide indexes to
back issues, only current day.
BROWSING CURRENT PERIODICALS
Current magazines and journals can be browsed in the Current Periodicals
Area, in the "P" section on the Main level. Bound volumes
of older issues are found upstairs in the General Collection.
SITES ON ASIAN WOMEN WRITERS
Here are some WWW sites to get you started. Most of these will take
you to other links, so explore!
- 3302 reviews of 1926 films by 79 reviewers. Use the Mega-Search
and enter a keyword to find reviews of literary works
that have been made into movies. http://www.film.com/reviews/.