More than 8,000 current PRC journals in humanities, social and exact sciences fully searchable (text delivered may be image-only). Most journals are available from 1994, and many from their first issue, as early as 1915.
English translations from prominent Chinese articles in many fields, from humanities and social sciences to exact sciences including medicine. Also arranged according to current hot topics. The Chinese originals are also included.
Content-based database searching full-text Chinese books, articles, theses, web pages, newspapers. Results are readable on-line, or sendable by email to oneself. See fuller Duxiu explanations on EAL pages.
Records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide in Western languages. Includes chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, etc.
Annotated bibliographies of the most recent and authoritative Chinese studies scholarship.
Free database of government-funded Chinese social sciences journals. Coverage varies, but includes in all cases 2012+. Individual registration required.
An easy-to-navigate, well-organized site which brings together a large number of databases in Chinese studies available on the Internet (in many different countries). Most databases are free; some need individual registration; a few need individual registration and small payments.
Basic introductory encyclopedia to (largely modern) China.
News items from over 1,500 newspapers and other media sources from the Greater China region, both national, provincial and regional. Some English-language sources from Asia are included, as is company news. See the EAL pages for more info.
Indexes 2 million articles, including Western ones, published in Taiwan.
Offers full-text of more than 450 Taiwanese periodicals in different subjects.
Index to article authors and titles compiled by the Shanghai Library. Most articles are downloadable as full-image pdfs.
Taiwanese Chinese illustrated encyclopedic dictionary
Selected dissertations and theses from the PRC; literature, history and philosophy only.
The most comprehensive bilingual dictionary of Chinese, into French, available.
Very large database of Chinese works compiled by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Browse subjects and titles using the traditional Chinese siku classification.
Set of Chinese newspapers in original format, first date included differs, most start around 2010.
Chinese images in the categories of Chinese art, calligraphy, folk art, red (i.e. socialist) art, unearthed objects, old photographs, ancient design, modern graphic design, historical costumes, rare book illustrations, classical painting manuals, typography, and pattern design.
Digital collections of historical material on many topics. Includes manuscripts, printed books and periodicals, and government documents. Material comes from the U.S. National Archives, the U.K. National Archives, and many other libraries and archives.
Database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. As the exclusive licensee for the region's most prestigious research institutions, Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 55 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.
Full text reference works from Cambridge University Press in history and other fields.
Free searchable reports on Chinese companies, in Chinese and English.
Comprehensive statistical and economic information of China in English. The yearbook collection ends in 2011. For 2012+, use the China Statistical Bureau Website (must use in Internet Explorer). Select geo-coded data is contained in the Geo-Explorer I component.
All collected volumes of papers called pishu(皮书) from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), published by the Social Science Academic Press (SSAP). Useful for researchers in the economic, political and social sciences of China.
17 full-text English-language periodicals published on late Qing and Republican China
Chinese journals meant for foreign consumption. Includes Qiushi, Beijing review.
Tick data for securities traded on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges.
Large selection of statistical data published by the Chinese government including census data. Chinese-language version offers more up-to-date and reliable results; best to use the yearbook navigation mode.
Detailed biographies of nearly 2500 Chinese leaders, searchable by name, institution, or location. Other tools allow identification of similarities in the backgrounds of officials and tracking of daily appearances of 200 of the most important officials.
Material from many libraries and archives that explores the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries.
English-language textual and visual sources relating to China and the West, with key documents relating to the Chinese Maritime Customs service, letters, diaries, color paintings, maps, drawings, photographs, and fully searchable missionary periodicals such as the Chinese Recorder, from mainly British libraries.
Database of often colorful pamphlets held at Cornell University, written mostly in English.
Full-text access to all traditional texts from the pre-Han (before AD 220) period up to the Six Dynasties (AD 581). More than 30 million characters. Authoritative editions.
Records from the U.S. State Department's Office of Chinese Affairs.
Web-based GIS system with historical maps, integrated with full-text databases from the Academia Sinica. Can be used without registration, but personal registration (free to Princeton users) is recommended for saving and printing. Download of two special plug-ins is necessary before first use.
Selected dissertations and theses from various universities in Taiwan, as well as Hong Kong university. Starting date varies.
Chinese language transcripts of documentary films and newsreels from China, mainly from the Cultural Revolution.
Searchable index to the printed collection, which includes reduced copies of articles on China in less common Japanese academic journals.
Includes Chinese treasury, enterprise, corporate, convertible, and REPO bonds.
Annual/ interim/ quarterly reports of A and B share companies in general and financial industries listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges.
Chinese close-end funds.
Profiles, annual emolument and number of shareholdings of managerial staffs of China listed companies, changes of equity structure, changes of board chairman and general manager of listed companies and shareholders' meetings of listed companies, as well as executive equity incentives of listed companies.
Basic information of funds, net assets value of funds, entitlement data of funds, finance data of funds, trading information of funds and rate of returns of funds for Chinese open-ended mutual funds.
Includes profiles, annual emolument and shareholdings of managerial staffs of Chinese listed companies, changes of equity structure, changes of board chairman and general manager of listed companies and shareholders' meetings of listed companies, as well as executive equity incentives of listed companies.
Data on stocks returns, market return, and aggregated market returns for the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. Provides comparable closing prices adjusted for effects on share prices due to rights offering, cash dividend, stock dividend, etc.
Historical Chinese-language periodicals published in China in the humanities, social sciences, and the exact sciences, as well as popular journals.
Has in addition to Chinese, Japanese and Korean information, also Indian, Tibetan and other references.
Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text. The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637.
Complete contents, in full text and image, of the 3460+ titles of the Wenyuange edition of the Siku Quanshu (1782), with 800 million characters (183 CD ROMs). Includes also such large compilations as the Quan Tang shi, Zizhi tongjian, Xu zizhi tongjian changbian, Wenxuan, Peiwen yunfu, Taiping yulan or the 25 Histories. For best use, consult the guide available on the EAL Web pages.
Full-text of many major national and regional newspapers, including the full-text of the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and the Nikkei Weekly. Some titles are abstracted only. Includes selected full-text and abstracts of many industry and general interest publications. For non-English, choose appropriate language.
Digitized images of British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
GAO: Digital edition of the Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde (and supplements), which covers Germanic and Northern European cultural history, archeology, and cultural studies.
Qing Palace Memorials and Grand Council Archives held in the National Palace Museum, Taibei. Special viewing software is needed. Viewing is possible on the whole campus; printing is restricted to the East Asian Library.
Full text images of hundreds of thousands of government documents from the Ming and Qing dynasties held at the Academia Sinica, searchable by official, title, matter and document number. Special viewing software is needed. Viewing is possible on the whole campus; printing is restricted to the East Asian Library.
Full-text and image access to the 10,000-chapter 18th century\Chinese Encyclopaedia.\
Browsable and searchable version of the influential Chinese central government newspaper targeting intellectuals
Full-text searching tool for almost 4,000 classical Chinese texts, including some novels, poetry, and plays. Best used as an exploratory tool for finding relevant material, then follow up with printed sources.
Primary sources on the Chinese Cultural Revolution, the Anti-Rightist Campaign, the Great Leap Forward and the Great Famine, and other related campaigns. Titles searchable in Chinese and English.
Chinese newspaper with international focus, published under auspices of the People's Daily. Also known as Global Times. Use IE.
Full-text, no images.
Also known as Beida fabao, or pkulaw.cn. Chinese laws, regulations and cases in Chinese (Chinalawinfo) and English/Chinese (Lawinfochina). One concurrent user only.
Comprehensive database of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; case law from 1789 to present; current and historical statutes and regulations from 1980 forward. Provides full text of many major global, national, and regional newspapers.
Chinese Poetry Collections.
Searchable database of current popular non-academic Chinese periodicals in literature, general culture, news and politics, popular science, economics and law, education, health and lifestyle, history and finance management. For list see EAL pages.
Photo images of objects held at the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Full-texts of all issues of 3 Chinese Taipei NPM periodicals.
Comprehensive collection of archives and documents of the National People’s Congress, from the 1st Session of 1st NPC to present, including text, photos and videos. Updated regularly.
Primary English language newspaper in China, published in Shanghai.
Detailed guide to Buddhism.
Database of biographical materials (including zhuanbao) from the Archives of the Ch’ing (Qing) Historiography Institute held at the National Palace Museum in Taibei.
The PRC national newspaper. For current issues, go directly to publisher's site. IMPORTANT: for pdf files, use Internet Explorer, and open files outside the browser directly in Acrobat Reader or Professional.
Searchable full text and PDF page images of this historical Chinese newspaper.
Fully searchable collection of 504 original and historical works (3134 volumes) published by the Commercial Press from 1919 to 1936. Original collection used photolithography, which resulted in better editions than the then-available typeset editions. Authoritative editions.
Past and (if applicable) current issues in Chinese of some Sinological periodicals published in Taiwan (mostly from the Academia Sinica). Searches retrieve first hits, then snippets, before the option to download appears.
Collection of searchable Taiwanese full-text newspapers from the United Daily News group, including the Lianhebao from 1951.
Chinese policies and laws.
Full text versions of post-1949 Chinese local gazetteers.
Articles given at academic conferences in China. A minority is abstract-only.
Comprehensive full-text articles from Chinese periodicals and journals, mostly post-2001.
Full text doctoral dissertations and master theses from China, mostly post-2000.
Streaming video of international newsreels produced between 1929 and 1966. All are accompanied by transcripts, with those in foreign languages translated into English.
More than 5,000 full-text searchable Chinese classical works, mostly Qing.
Database of pre-modern Chinese local gazetteers. Use the heji/combined icon.
Searchable database of Chinese epigraphical material.
Database of pre-modern Chinese popular literature.