Search topics, especially in the humanities and the social sciences, on East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide. You can also find citations to journal articles, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and more.
CRL holds over four million newspapers, journals, dissertations, archives, government publications and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. Holdings include such diverse materials as 800,000 doctoral dissertations (including those of Albert Einstein, Dag Hammarskjold and other Nobel laureates), some of the earliest African-American newspapers and the 100,000-plus-page archive of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge security force. Emphasis is on materials produced outside the United States, and the Center has special strength in publications and archives from many developing nations.
The Central Daily News 中央日報 was the official newspaper of the Kuomintang and is one of the world's oldest Chinese-language newspapers, having been in circulation since 1928. You can search, view and download the full text of the newspaper published between 1928-1965.
Provides industry information on China. IBISWorld analysts use a variety of sources in their research ranging from the National Bureau of Statistics and industry associations, to company reports, surveys and personal contact.
Full-text Chinese e-books covering a variety of subject areas published since 1900 with the majority after 1949. Full-text access is limited to purchased titles only. Individual titles can also be found in MNCAT. Texts can be viewed online but not downloaded. Limited printing capability. Search books by entering keywords in Chinese characters or by browsing the subject categories.
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Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1833-1949) includes the following modules:
Late Qing Dynasty Periodical Full-text Database 晚清期刊全文数据库 (1833-1911)
Republic of China Periodicals Full-text Database 民国时期期刊全文数据库 (1911-1949)
The Tabloids 中国近代中文报纸全文数据库-小报 (1897-1949)
Chinese and English Newspaper of Modern China – Comprehensive Collection 中国近代中文报纸全文数据库-综合专辑
Full-text Chinese e-books covering a variety of subject areas. It has more than 15,000 titles. Newly published titles are added regularly. Full-text access is limited to purchased titles only. The first 20 pages of unpurchased books are free to read. Individual purchased titles can also be found in library catalog. Books can be downloaded in pdf format. Search books by entering keywords in Chinese characters or by browsing the subject categories.
Contact the librarian for the purchase of individual titles.
"Duxiu" (读秀) known as Chinese Google Scholar, is a large digital collection of Chinese language materials. It provides full-text search capability to millions of Chinese scholarly resources in many subjects and formats (books, journals, newspapers, patents, standards, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc.) Users may read book excerpts online. Document delivery via email is available for some publications. While full text is not always available due to copyright restrictions, Duxiu is a useful tool for obtaining bibliographic information for primary and secondary sources.
Document delivery of e-books is limited to 50 pages or 20% of a book per day.
Grand Secretariat Archives is a database that contains documents originally housed in the storerooms of the Grand Secretariat of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912). After 1949 these documents were kept at the Institute of History and Philology of Academia Sinica. The entire archive contains about 310,000 items. The collection, dating from the Ming dynasty to the Qing dynasty (1368-1912), encompasses a wide variety of subjects. For full content coverage, see "Grand Secretariat Archives - Inventory and History of Preservation". Also, portions of the archives had been published under title: Ming Qing dang an.
It provides one-stop search for etymology, pronunciation, definition and documentary evidence in three Chinese language reference works: Great Chinese Dictionary, Chinese Dictionary Supplement and Kangxi Dictionary.
古今圖書集成 includes all the most important classics of ancient China through the Qing Dynasty. For example: astronomy, geography, history, philosophy, literature, politics, economy, art, education, agriculture, medicine and so on.
As of the end of 2017, this database offers about 200 full-text searchable journals and newspaper. About 5,000 journals and newspaper are title searchable. This database can be used independently, or it can be integrated with the Hytung Ancient Book Database. Limited to two simultaneous users.
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Keledge is a Chinese ebook platform includes over 200 domestic publishers(keep growing) and has a collection of 200,000 titles of Chinese literature covering all academic disciplines. We have single user access to purchased ebooks on this platform. For other non-purchased titles, we only have preview access.
Access is limited for 10 simultaneous users.
The database consists of 300 volumes representing authoritative materials on the economic, social, cultural and political developments since the founding of P.R.C.
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People's Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China. It is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China for the last 71 years, the People's Daily has published daily issues that provide the single location where the central government and the Communist Party of China announce their respective policies and disseminate governmental, political, and economic messages to the public and the world.
It offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes the following titles: Southchina morning post (1903-1941), South China morning post (1946-2001), South China morning post & the Hongkong telegraph (1945-1946), South China Sunday morning post (1985-2000), South China Sunday post (1950-1950), South China Sunday post-herald (1950-1972), Sunday morning post (2000-2001), and Sunday post-herald (1972-1974).
Translations of the Peking Gazette Online is a comprehensive database of approximately 8,500 pages of English-language renderings of official edicts and memorials from the Qing dynasty that cover China’s long nineteenth century from the Macartney Mission in 1793 to the abdication of the last emperor in 1912. As the mouthpiece of the government, the Peking Gazette is the authoritative source for information about the Manchu state and its Han subjects as they collectively grappled with imperial decline, re-engaged with the wider world, and began mapping the path to China’s contemporary rise.
A fully streaming video collection of more than 55,000 primary source testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides, including the Armenian Genocide, the Cambodian Genocide, the Central African Republic Conflict, contemporary antisemitism, the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the Guatemalan Genocide, and the Nanjing Massacre.