One leading journal in the field of Tibetan Studies is the Journal of the International Association for Tibetan Studies(JIATS), which is hosted by the University of Virginia and available for free access online. This journal is edited by various scholars in rotation, and includes an extensive book review section. Another leading journal is the Tibet Journal, published in Dharamsala. Current and back issues are now available online. Tibetological research is also frequently published in Asian Studies journals, such as the Journal of Asian Studies (Michigan), also publish Tibetological research in their Inner Asian or otherwise designated sections. Not least, Tibetan scholars often publish in the specific journals of their disciplne, such as the Journal of International Association of Buddhist Studies(Vienna), etc. Although there is no comprehensive online bibliography for Tibet-related research in western languages, excellent (though now dated) print editions are available. See General Bibliographies.
In the PRC, the leading journals are China's Tibetology (Beijing; Tibetan, Chinese and English versions available) and Tibet Studies (Lhasa; Tibetan and Chinese versions available). Note that the various editions are not exact translations. Rather, the articles selected vary, but the issuing body is the same.
For an overview of indexes, including the online Bya-ra Database with more than 10,000 bibliographic entires for Tibetan-language research articles published in the PRC, see the Periodicals section of this Guide.