Database for Ming and Qing documents that include imperial decrees, edicts, memorials, documents from the offices of the Grand Secretariat, as well as various examination related documents. Many of the recorded administrative activities and legal cases cannot be found in Qing legal compendia. Contact Calvin Hsu (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Password.
Online catalog of books and other materials in thousands of libraries worldwide as catalogued by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). To display and search in Asian scripts, set "options" to "Unicode." As an alternative, try: http://www.worldcat.org/.
Lists books plus articles and essays from journals and books on literature, linguistics, and folklore. For years before 1956, only scholarship published in North America is covered. Also searchable through Literature Resource Center.
Duxiu is a discovery tool for Chinese books (2 millions+) and other types of resources. It allows a user to read sample pages of a book. The user can then request to have 50 pages or 20% of the book delivered electronically every week. Internet Explorer is recommended.
Full text articles from thousands of Chinese academic journals. UVa has access to two collections: Literature-History-Philosophy and Politics-Law. For other collections, citations and abstracts are free.
Search the full text of nearly 400 international humanities and social sciences journals published from 1770 to the 1990s. These journals with links to JSTOR and through Find@UVa to other collections are also indexed in Periodicals Index Online.
Indexes articles written on the history of the world from 1450 to the present, from over 2,000 journals published throughout the world. Simultaneously search "America: History and Life" database for articles about the US or Canada.
Searchable in Asian scripts (by changing "Language" to "All Languages"). Includes company and business information; articles from newspapers and periodicals plus news photographs. Select "News Pages" on top to browse headline news from major publications.
News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.