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Asian Studies

Welcome to the Asian Studies library guide. You will be able to access research materials and find information about library services and resources


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Special Collections

Special Collections has many interesting, rare and specialized documents pertaining to Las Vegas history, gaming and UNLV.

Citing Your Sources and Creating a Bibliography

About this Guide

This guided is intended to help you with your library research. You will find databases, journals, ebooks, reference books, and selected datasets to help with your literature review, or provide background information on Asian Studies.

Quick Search

Quick Search will look for books, journal and magazine and newspaper articles and even materials from Special Collections. Searches will return many hits, sometimes too many.

A few tips for using Quick Search

  • Use the "Refine your search" tabs on the left hand side of the page
  • These tabs will allow you to limit by books, journal articles or to exclude newspaper articles
  • You can also limit to scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Also, notice in the results list, each entry has two small icons in the right hand corner
  • The icon with a box and a plus sign allows you to format and email the citiation

Find Books

Find Books

Locate books and other materials owned by the University Libraries. Quick Search will tell you the location of the book in the Libraries and the call number.  E-books are also listed.

Research tips

Professors often ask students to use scholarly sources, but what exactly does that mean? This handout lists criteria to help you decide if a source is popular or scholarly

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