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 Government Data portal is the central (one-stop-shop) portal that provides Open Government Data created or acquired and managed by all public sector organizations. The OGD portal provides various methods such as file data, Open API, and visualization so that the public can easily and conveniently use Open Government Data, and anyone can quickly and accurately find the desired Open Government Data through easy and convenient search. Open Data Nepal  A civil society initiative to make Nepal’s data accessible online perpetually. The portal allows users to publish, explore, download and use data to make their own visualisations, apps and services without any restriction.


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