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ASIAN STUDIES: SUBJECT GUIDE: Asian Languages

Starting points for research in Asian Studies.

Language Books and DVDs @ Collins Library

Collins Library has many foreign language books and DVDs. 

Including grammer materials for studying Chinese and Japanese.

Here are a few searches to try:


Chinese Language Grammar

Japanese Language Grammar

Chinese Language Textbooks

Japanese Language Textbooks


When searching in Primo Search be sure to use the facets on the left side of the screen to narrow by language:

Or to narrow by resource type:

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - Chinese

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO)  includes additional resources and tools for learning the Chinese language, including an extensive library of letter templates, vocabulary games, and cultural information.

Note:  If you are off-campus, please use this link instead of the search box below to access the dictionaries.

Print Language Dictionaries