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Indonesian studies

Use this guide to assist you finding resources for Indonesian languages and studies.

Very useful indexes

The following indexes contain many Indonesian-language articles which are not available from other databases. They don't include full-text but some articles have abstracts.

Southeast Asian Serials Index (SASI)

This is the only index to many Indonesian serials, including the news magazines, Tempo, Gatra and Forum Keadilan.

Excerpta Indonesica

This includes citations to many book chapters and journal articles in a variety of languages.


Asian and Islamic studies indexes

General databases

These multidisciplinary full-text databases have good content for Indonesian studies.


Expanded Academic ASAP







Also look for articles about Indonesia in the following databases:


IBSS: International Bibliography of Social Sciences


Informit e-Library




Many theses on Indonesian topics are available in the following databases, either full-text or as abstracts:

Dissertations & Theses (Proquest)

Index to Theses in Great Britain and Ireland

Ethos (full-text U.K. theses)

Trove (Australian theses)

Trove is the database of the National Library of Australia. Use advanced search to limit the format to Thesis.