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Scholarly E-Journals and Resources
- The Anthropology of the Mentawai
This website contains online articles and studies of the Mentawai Islands.
Volume 84 of journal produced by Cornell University; available free of charge on-line.
- Inside Indonesia
This is an online quarterly magazine about contemporary Indonesia. It provides access to selected articles and older editions about Indonesian society (before June 2003).
- Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia
This website provides reviews of socio-political topics related to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- National Institute of Research Advance (NIRA) Review
NIRA Review is an English-language quarterly journal of debate and analysis on current policy research.
- Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, University of Hawaii
This website provides online Journal articles about law and policy study in Asia-Pacific regions. Browse the journal or type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- The Bali Post Cyber Media
News. In Indonesian
- BBC News on Indonesia
Features reports and archive that focus on Indonesia after Suharto
- Bisnis Indonesia : Referensi Bisnis Terpercaya
This website offers short business articles, currency exchange values, international stock index values, and values of individual Indonesian stocks. In Bahasa Indonesia; articles also available in English.
Online edition of a weekly newsmagazine from Jakarta.
- Indonesian Medicine Magazine
Covers medical and health issues facing Indonesians
- Intisari Online
- The Jakarta Post.com
The online version of a major daily newspaper, with articles on international and local news, politics, editorials, business, and so on. Also provides lists of acronyms in Bahasa Indonesia and links to important institutions within Indonesia. In English.
- Jawa Pos
Online version of a daily newspaper from Surabaya, Indonesia
- KCM : Kompas Cyber Media
The online version of a major daily newspaper, with articles on international, national, regional, and local news. Departments include politics, law, opinion, business, science, education, sports, and humanities.
- Komisi Pemilihan Umum
Provides news on the upcoming elections; also available in Indonesian
- Media Indonesia Online
An online version of a daily newspaper from Jakarta. In Indonesian.
- Republika Online
An online newsmagazine. In Indonesian
- Siaran Radio Australia
In Indonesia. Provides news and information
- Suara Merdeka Cybernews
Provides current news on Indonesia, written in Indonesian
- Tempo Interactive
The online version of a major weekly newsmagazine, this website offers short articles on national and local news, economy, business, and law. In English, Bahasa Indonesia, Japanese, and Mandarin.
- Access Indonesia Project, a joint project by the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the Institute of Technology, Bandung
Because of its large population, strategic location, and political and trade relations with the United States, Americans need to understand Indonesia. This website offers statistical information, news briefs, photos, and maps. In English and Indonesian.
- Antara Kita: Bulletin of the Indonesian Studies Committee, Association for Asian Studies
This website offers short articles, scholarly book reviews, and an international directory of Indonesianists. Includes advice and links for obtaining visas, research permits, and health and safety on the ground.
- The Anthropology of the Mentawai Islands
This website is dedicated to the academic study of the Mentawai Islands. It offers background information on the history of the islands and their inhabitants and a bibliography of resources.
- Antologi Puisi
Indonesian poets and their poems on the net. In Indonesian.
In Indonesian http://www.suaramerdeka.com/
- Building Human Security in Indonesia
Provides links to news and issues that are facing the country; includes resources, maps, information about the laws and people of Indonesia
- CIA World Factbook: Indonesia
This site provides a quick overview and statistics on Indonesia
- Ethnologue: Languages of Indonesia
Overview of basic linguistic facts about 742 languages spoken in Indonesia.
- Indonesia WWW Virtual Library: Society and Culture
This site provides a list of links to pertinent search engines, bibliographies, online media, and sites on government, politics, law, NGOs, development, human rights, language, education, history, religion, anthropology, and the arts.
- Indonesian Internet Sites (National Library of Australia)
Provides an extensive list of online resources on Indonesia
- Indonesia Pages
Provides information on Indonesian history, arts and culture
- The Indonesian Studies Newsletter (Asian Studies Association of Australia - ASAA)
This site provides online issues of the newsletter.
- Inside Indonesia
Features latest and recent editions of the quarterly magazine about contemporary Indonesia; provides access to selected articles; older editions (before June 2003) have all articles posted on the site
Offers information on the culture and history of the Mandailing, a people of the west coast of North Sumatra, Indonesia
- Population Reference Bureau's Data Finder: Indonesia
Statistical data on population trends, health, education, employment, and environment. Almost all data included. Click on "Indonesia" on the drop-down menu on the home page.
- Pusat Dokumentasi dan Informasi Ilmiah
- Research Site on Indonesia, Southeast Asia, the Islamic World, and American Society / Indonesia Publications, publisher of Indonesia News Service and Indonesia Reports-Log
The website includes a long list of selected current news sites, along with online courses on Indonesia, Southeast Asia, the Islamic World, Current Controversies, and American Society.
- Situs Direktori Indonesia Yellow Pages
Offers a searchable directory of businesses in Indonesia, an e-catalog, a list of important numbers in Jakarta, and a few articles written in Indonesian
- TANAP: Towards a New Age of Partnership in Dutch East India Company Archives and Research
Examines the 17th- and 18th-century origins of economic, political, and cultural links between Asia, Africa, and the West, through the lens of archival records from the Dutch East India Company.
- Widya Mandala Surabaya
Campus update, conference information, in Indonesian
- WWW Virtual Library, Indonesia
Offers information on Indonesia's society and culture, education, history; links to news, media and databases about Indonesia
Government and Politics
- Abdurrahman Wahid
The official website of Abdurrahman Wahid, more popularly known as Gus Dur, an Indonesian and Sufi cleric who became the archipelago's first freely elected president in 1999
- Perspektif Online
The official website of Perspektif features articles from various viewpoints on politics and other issues.
Travel and Tourism
This site offers information on the geography, people, economy, politics, languages, education, religions, arts, customs, tourism, transportation, and wildlife of Indonesia. Includes an extensive treatment of history, descriptions of Jakarta and Sumatera, and a map.
- Executive Planet Business Culture Guide
This site provides helpful tips on business culture, social customs, proper attire, gift giving, and restaurant etiquette.
- Indonesia Business Directory
Provides information regarding Indonesian businesses, culture, travel, classified advertisements
- Travelling in Indonesia
Provides information on travel to Indonesia; includes background information on the culture and pictures of attractions.
- Welcome to Batam Center
The Indonesian government seeks to promote and develop the Barelang region, located across the strait from Singapore, as a duty-free port, trade hub, and industrial center.
Universities, Organizations, and Institutions
- Bank Indonesia
In Bahasa Indonesia or English, this site offers news and press releases regarding Indonesian finance; also includes exchange rates and information about the bank
- Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta, Indonesia
CSIS seeks to improve public policy planning through research on economics, politics, society, and international relations. CSIS hosts cultural performances, seminars, a book store, and an outstanding library, as well as publishing monographs and journals.
- CIFOR: Center for International Forestry Research
CIFOR is an international research and global knowledge institution committed to conserving forests and improving the livelihoods of people in the tropics. Its site offers information on its research and publications as well as news highlights.
- Gadjah Mada University Center for Population and Policy Studies (CPPS)
CPPS conducts interdisciplinary research on population and development in Indonesia. Research topics include labor and employment, migration and displacement, fertility and family planning, health services, mortality, poverty, public services, governance, sustainability, and the status of women.
- Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ)
GSJ is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the study and presentation of traditional and contemporary Balinese performing arts.
- Indonesian Collection (National Library of Australia)
The National Library of Australia is a reference library that collects, preserves, and provides access to significant documentary resources. This site provides a searchable catalog for the library's Indonesian collection.
- Indonesian University List
Provides an list of Indonesian universities and their departments
- Institut Agama Islam Negeri - Sunan Ampel
- International Crisis Group
This site features analytical reports and briefings on Indonesia, which focus on situations of conflict.
- Jeringan Islam Liberal
Provides articles, discussion forums, statistical information about Islam, as interpreted by the Liberal Islam Network
- Library of Congress: Country Studies: Indonesia
This online book provides general background information (physical environment, history, society, economy, government, and the military) on Indonesia.
- Library of Congress Office, Jakarta Indonesia
Provides general information on the mission and duties of the Library of Congress Office in Jakarta
- Museum Nasional Indonesia
This website is intended to help visitors discover more about the collections of the Museum Nasional, and help visitors plan their visit to the Museum. The Museum Nasional's mission is to encourage visitors to witness aspects of Indonesia's cultural heritage and to serve as a centre for research and study.
- Oxfam: Community Aid Abroad
Oxfam Community Aid Abroad is an Australian, independent, not-for-profit, secular, community-based aid and development organization. Its site features news and articles, publications, and information about their campaign.
- SEAsite: Indonesia (Northern Illinois University)
This site provides extensive resource materials on Indonesian culture and language.
- TAPOL: The Indonesia Human Rights Campaign
An online site for Tapol, an organization campaigning to expose human rights violations in Indonesia, East Timor, West Papua and Aceh
- UNICEF: At a glance: Indonesia
Overview of status of children; recent news on child welfare; statistics on children, families, women, child and maternal mortality, immunizations, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, access to clean water, sanitation, school attendance, literacy rates, child labor, and recovery efforts after natural disasters.