Comprehensive  resources lists

Digital Scholarship Resources for East Asian Studies and Beyond

This comprehensive collection of resources has been compiled by CEAL  Committee on Technical Processing and includes biographic, bibliographic and geographic databases, dictionaries, digital platforms, digital infrastructure and framworks, Digital humanities tools and library resources.

Free data sets for China Studies

This presentation was prepared by Joshua Seufert, Princeton University Library, Marc Gilbert, Leiden University Library and Inga-Lill Blomkvist, NIAS Library for the 39th annual meeting of  EASL (European Association of Sinological Librarians)


Resources on the AsiaPortal

Free resources

World Bank. Data

Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India

Fudan University Social Science Data Repository

National Bureau of Statistics of PRC – National Data

National Palace Museum Open Data

Statistics Indonesia

SingStat Table Builder

KOSIS – KOrean Statistical Information Service

Census of India

World DataBank

Korean Citation Index

Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Public Data Portal (South Korea)

Open Data Nepal 



Only available to NNC member institutions

Please note that to use data mining, data analysis or text analysis and similar tools to download data from these licensed sources of data, it is mandatory to contact NIAS Library  to ask for permission. Anything else is a breach of contract and can lead to a total closure of our access to the resource and even to financial compensation.

National Population Census of China (CNKI)

China Data Insights