Bibliography of Asian Studies, 1971-
Online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), referencing principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia published since 1971.
China/Asia On Demand (CAOD)
An effective knowledge gateway to research materials from China in particular and Asia in general. Documents can be retrieved in their original format including graphs and illustrations.
China Data Online 中國數據在線
A database covering comprehensive Chinese statistical information, including population, education, industrial, economic and cultural statistics.
Current Digest of the Chinese Press
Each week The Current Digest presents a digestible collection of articles from key Chinese newspapers on such topics as politics, international relations, economics, business, health, environment, education, culture and more. Articles are selected from a wide variety of sources in China.
EBSCO (Academic search complete) A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 5,000 journals.
Hong Kong Journals Online A full-text image database providing access to selected academic and professional journals, both in English and Chinese, published in Hong Kong. Titles included in this database cover a wide range of disciplines including law, medicine and education. Issues included vary from journal to journal with the earliest going back to 1872. Currently, more than 491,290 images from over 60 titles will be accessible on the database.
JSTOR and Asian Studies Journals on JSTOR
JSTOR is an archive of important scholarly journals. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.
Ming Qing Women's Writings 明清婦女著作
This project is dedicated to the digitization of collections of writings by women in late imperial China (1368-1911). It currently contains digitally scanned images of 161 titles of writings by women that are in the holdings of Harvard and several other participating libraries.
National Social Sciences Database 国家哲学社会科学学术期刊数据库
About 560 important Chinese journals produced at Chinese governmental institutions are no longer available in commercial aggregated databases, but are available for free in the National Social Sciences Database.
OriProbe Open Resources
This database includes China Legal Access such as Laws, Policies, Regulations and China Business References etc.
Project MUSE was launched in 1995 by the Johns Hopkins University Press, to offer the full text of JHUP scholarly journals via the world wide web. In 1999, MUSE published online 46 JHUP titles in the humanities, social sciences.
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from most inclusive general references ProQuest has to offer.
Electronic version of Shenbao 申報. Shenbao developed into the first modern newspaper in China and soon became the most read daily paper nationwide. The database covers the full run of Shenbao, from April 1872 to its cessation in May 1949. In this version, the database makes available searchable fulltexts and pdf-images of most issues.
Si bu cong kan 四部叢刊
A collection of the main works reprinted from the rare Song, Yuan, and Ming editions.
Scripta Sinica 漢籍電子文獻資料庫
A full-text database containing about 460 Chinese pre-modern works essential to research in traditional Sinology. It contains almost all of the important Chinese classics, especially those related to Chinese history.
Sinica Sinoweb 中研院漢學網 Full-text database, full image version of 13 journals on Sinology published in Taiwan.
Zhonghua jing dian gu ji ku 中華經典古籍庫Also known as: Zhonghua Ancient Books Database. A collection of the well-known Zhonghua Shuju edited and punctuated standard editions of the Chinese classics classified as jingbu, shibu, zibu, ji bu, and congshu.
E-Journals (in English)
Asian Perspectives Semiannual journal of archaeology; Asian and Pacific history; prehistory; and anthropology
Early China publishes original research on all aspects of the civilization of China from earliest times through the Han dynasty period (CE 220). It is interdisciplinary in scope, including Chinese archaeology, history, religion, literature, and paleography.
Early medieval China 中国中古研究.
A journal devoted to academic scholarship relating to the period roughly between the end of the Han and beginning of the Tang eras.
Journal of Anthropological ArcheologyFrom the earliest archeological evidence for the emergence of human culture to historically documented societies and the contemporary observations of the ethnographer, ethnoarcheologist, or sociologist.
Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archeology A major forum for discussion of current international research projects and fieldwork concerning the art and archeology of Inner Asia. Uniquely the journal covers the vast regions flanking the ancient Silk road .
North China Herald Principal English newspaper published in Shanghai, China during the so called "treaty century"(1842-1943), when the Great Western Powers established a strong presence in China.
Chinese Recorder This collection answers a need for clear, intelligible and informative English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980. It Includes almost any aspect of Chinese modern history during the two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power, with manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic.
China Historical GIS
Database of historical administrative units for periods in Chinese History, and base GIS platform for spatial analysis, temporal statistical modeling, and representation of selected historical units as digital maps.