NEWS & EVENTS
REPORTS & DOCUMENTS
PUBLISHERS & VENDORS
ONLINE ACQUISITION REQUEST
VENDORS IN CHINESE STUDIES
CLASSICS (USA) Covers
publications, VCD/DVD from China; reliable services.
CHINESE CORPORATION FOR PROMOTION OF
in social sciences; prices can be negotiated for domestic price.
CHINA INTERNATIONAL BOOK TRADING CORPORATION
One of the major state owned book companies; good at handling standing
orders, yearbooks, gazetteers, microfilms; two times over domestic prices;
CHINA NATIONAL PUBLISHING INDUSTRY
TRADING CO Wide coverage, price domestic price times 1.5.
of the major private owned book stores in China; very academic; strong
in humanities; also online.
LEXIS BOOK (TAIWAN) Deal Taiwan
CHIAO LIU PUBLISHING TRADING CO(HONG
JOINT PUBLISHING (HONG KONG)
Good at covering books from HK and Taiwan, also cover mainland China.
PRESS (HONG KONG) Good at covering books from HK and Taiwan.
An online store that covers books, journals/magazines, and film/TV products.
DANGDANG Claiming Chinese Amazon!
Most popular books, films and TV series, music etc.
in film and TV products; also carries books, magazines, music etc.
VENDORS IN JAPANESE STUDIES
BOOKSTORE (USA) Has branches located
in LA, San Diego, Chicago, and New York. (See addresses).
BOOKS -- Japan from Anime to Zen An online bookstore associated
with AMAZON.COM specialized in Japan-related
SERVICE Ships books, CDs, and videos via UPS to 200 countries.
BOOK TOWN KANDA Sponsored
by Kanda Koshoten Renmei (Kanda Antiquarian Booksellers Association)
which includes the Kanda antiquarian booksellers; contains information
concerning new publications, libraries, restaurants, events in Kanda.
ISSEIDO Carries books and series. Serves the US for both new and
used books in social sciences and the humanities.
JAPAN PUBLICATIONS TRADING CO Carries
books, serial subscriptions, CDs, video; a well-known supplier of Japanese
materials to the overseas market.
KINOKUNIYA Their site allows
you to search their database of 1,200,000 Japanese titles and 1,800,000
foreign titles and place an order. Fee based service. Has stores in
New York, New Jersey and on the West Coast (see addresses).
JAPAN BOOK PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATIONThis
site contains 530,000 titles found in the 1997 Nihon shoseki somokuroku.
Searching is free, but you cannot order books.
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS
JAPAN TRADING, INC One of the
largest distributors in US of publications and stationery from Japan.
An online shop specializing in sending overseas customers various items
related to Japan.
NICHIGAI ASSOCIATES Nichigai
has many databases available for subscription (both individual and corporate),
including the Zasshi kiji sakuin, a journal index to popular journals,
Bookplus and web indexes. Individual rates are reasonable.
SASUGA JAPANESE BOOKSTORESasuga
has access to virtually anything published in Japan. Their website includes
a searchable database of their catalog. They also provide magazine subscriptions.
Very helpful and experienced staff. Has a branch store in Cambridge,
MA (see addresses).
TOKYO KOSHO KUMIAI A guide to
Tokyo's used bookstores.
SERVER Includes all books published from 1995 on. Can be searched
by author, title, publisher, subject or ISBN.
YUSHODO DISSERTATION SERVICE
CENTER Has information on over 1,400,000 dissertations from 1886
to the present.
VENDORS IN ASIAN STUDIES
Strong in art history, archaeology; expensive.
Strong in East Asian religions. CHENG
& TSUI COMPANY
Strong in language learning materials; covers
arts and humanities in Asia.
Carries books, journals, electronic products on/from
Russia and China; deals CNKI and other database subscription.
mostly rare and second hand books in art history, architecture, archaeology.
BOOKS Collects rare books on Asia. Its site contains links to useful
sites on Asia as well as other bookstores.
OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITY PRESSES ONLINE CATALOG Currently lists over
75,000 book titles from over 60 presses.
BOOKS Specializes in exhibition catalogues and other art books.