Superstar Journals Database contains 6,500 full-text Chinese journals. It covers many disciplines including cultures, education, philosophy, social sciences, engineering, and medicine. This database not only provides users with the traditional PDF format, it also enables users to stream full articles and journals to their mobile devices.
Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949) Series 1-11 (民国时期期刊全文数据库)The Journal Database for the Republican Period (1911-1949) covers over 20,000 journal titles. The journal database contains information on all aspects of life, including political, economic, military, social, and livelihood. It provides first-hand information to study the history of the Republic China.
Late Qing Dynasty Periodical Full-text Database (1833～1911) (晚清期刊全文数据库)Produced by the Shanghai Library, this database covers approximately 280,000 articles published in 302 Chinese-language periodicals between 1833 and 1911 in China. The collection includes almost all periodicals published during critical periods later known as the Opium Wars, Westernization Movement, Reform Movement of 1898 and Revolution of 1911. It contains the Women's Periodicals that advocated women's liberation and mental enlightenment, the Four Major Late Qing Dynasty Novel Journals as emerged during the great flourishing period of novels of the late Qing Dynasty, the Vernacular Chinese Periodicals founded to explore the people's mind and spread new knowledge, and the Science and Technology Periodicals which introduced new technologies and spread scientific knowledge.
Duxiu - 读秀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.
Please note that depending upon different publications’ copyright restrictions, not all resources found in Duxiu have the same level of content access.
SuperStar Digital Library - 超星数字图书馆Hundreds of thousands of Chinese books in all categories are scanned, many provided online for free. Especially valuable are numerous titles in local histories (地方志) throughout the country.
Si ku quan shu (Wen yuan ge edition)- 四庫全書Compiled 1773-1782 by edict from Emperor Qianlong, the collection contains 3,460 Chinese works in 36,000 volumes, including history, astronomy, geography, politics, economics, and more. Fully-searchable full-text. VPN required for off-Grounds access.
Grand Secretariat Archives - 內閣大庫檔案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.
EPS China DataEPS China Data provides series statistical data on China. It is a collection of 65 statistical datasets covering China’s macro economy, financial markets, industry, trade, resources and social statistics. EPS China Data provides not only China data resources but also a service platform for data retrieval, processing, analysis and forecasting, visualization display, and data export. The database is in both English and Chinese versions.
The collection, ultimately comprising 500,000 pages from hundreds of titles published in China between 1912 and 1949, is hosted on East View’s GPA platform with robust search functionality for multi-language content.
The University of Hong Kong Libraries, with a rich collection of Hong Kong journals, developed this database with the objectives of facilitating efficient information retrieval and preserving archival materials.
The Fresh From the Archives series are informative portraits of archival holdings and other primary sources. They include insights from scholars who have recently worked with those materials and act as a collective repository of experiences in the archives.
Full text (PDF) of most US dissertations from 1997 on, many earlier works and some from outside the US plus some master's theses. Also lists all dissertations and theses from 1861 on from US universities and some works from Europe and Asia from 1637 on. Abstracts included after July, 1980.
Company and business information from Dow Jones; articles from over 6,000 newspapers and periodicals plus news photographs. Select "News pages" to browse daily issues of recent newspapers from many countries; use "Search" to find older articles. Access, provided through VIVA Consortium, is limited to 70 concurrent users.
Find articles about the history of the world from 1450 to the present, published in over 2,000 journals from many countries. Includes book reviews. Does not include articles about the US or Canada. For these see America: History & Life.
News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Includes many newspapers. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Defender, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Pittsburgh Courier, NY Amsterdam News, Baltimore Afro-American, Washington Post, and The Guardian & The Observer.