Because Asian Pacific Studies overlaps with many other disciplines, there is no one database that covers all of the literature. The best way to pursue your research is to consider which field is most closely related to your research question. Is your topic connected to education, history, political science, sociology, criminal justice, or another area? Consider which fields would cover your topic and then explore the databases that relate to those fields.
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Articles, chapters, and reviewed essays from subject encyclopedias are particularly helpful for providing a snapshot of a specific topic. These resources are a good starting point if you are new to a particular subject area. Some of these resources might be accessible online by providing your CSUDH username and password while others might be available as print, and are to be requested by their call numbers.