Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity
Provides access to articles from a large number of Chinese journals from 1994 on. UCSD's subscription includes (F)Literature, History, Philosophy, (G)Politics, Military Affairs, Law, (H)Education, Social Sciences, and (J) Economics and Management.
Includes monthly and yearly reports on China's macroeconomic development, statistical databases about China's population and economy at the county and city level, and financial indicators industrial branches. Also includes statistical yearbooks.
Currently contains over 20,000 volumes of Chinese chorographic books (1949-present), covering 31 provinces and autonomous regions. The database provides detailed geographic and historical records of provinces, prefectures, cities, and smaller district administration units. Contents cover historical and contemporary facts related to geographical areas, general surveys, economy, public finance, governance, public security, urban and rural development, agriculture, industry, transportation, business, natural science, social science, education, culture and sports, public health, etc
Explores the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between America, China and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Sourced from twelve North American libraries that include the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Massachusetts Historical Society, China, America and the Pacific offers unique insights into the history of North American trade. Coverage includes the Old China Trade, the Pacific Northwest fur trade, the whaling industry and the development of Pacific trading centres such as Hawaii. Manuscripts, rare printed sources, visual images, objects and maps from international libraries and archives document
Also known as Chinamaxx Digital Library of Chinese E-Books, and SuperStar Digital Libraries
Note: compatible with IE browser; requires SuperStar Reader (SS Reader)
UCSD and UCSB users have access to the Local Gazsetters collection (late 1960s to mid 1980s), People's Pictorial, and Historical Documents in the SuperStar Digital Libraries
Use IE browser, can also enter via Chinamaxx.net, see under Specialty
On the login page, select “中國基本古籍庫,” then click “Login” to connect to the database. Remember to click “exit” from the homepage/gateway when done, otherwise the next user will have to wait at least 15 minutes). Does not work with proxy - use VPN or webVPN instead. The largest database of pre-20th century covering all fields of knowledge from the pre-Qin period through to the Republican period. The texts are divided into four sections — Philosophy and Science, History and Geography, Art and Literature, and General Works — and these are further divided into twenty major categories, which are in turn subdivided into one hundred minor categories.
Documentary films and newsreels were two of the major mass media and communication channels in China from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. They covered all aspects of social activities, though the emphasis was on developments in the building of a socialist country. The bulk of the items in the collection are transcripts for the documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
On the login page, select “愛如生古籍數據庫,” then click “Login.” On the new page, click on the image with the wording, 中國方志庫. From the table of contents page, click on the one with “合集” to connect to the entire database. Remember to click “exit” from the homepage/gateway when done, otherwise the next user will have to wait at least 15 minutes). Does not currently work with proxy server - use VPN or webVPN. Contains geographical works known as “gazetteers”, dating from Qin dynasty until the Republic era. Gazetteers included are grouped by type such as temples and mountains, as well as jurisdiction: national and comprehensive level (总志, 一统志), provincial level (省), district level (府, 州), county level (县), township (镇) and villege (村) level.
"Dacheng lao jiu kan quan wen shu ju ku" is a database of scanned articles of around seven thousand Chinese journals published in China in either the late Qing Dynasty (pre-1911) or the period of the Republic of China (1911-1949). It covers subject areas in humanities, arts, social sciences, sciences, technology, medicine, agriculture, etc. Most journals may not have the complete run of issues
《大成老旧刊全文数据库》收录了清末自有期刊以来到1949年以前 (1840年至1949年), 中国出版的7000余种期刊. 期刊文章为电子扫描图像. 数据库涵盖文史哲理工医农等领域. 多数期刊没能各期都有.
Includes 3 full-text databases, English and Chinese interface available
中國文化大革命文庫 Chinese Cultural Revolution Database
中國反右運動數據庫 Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database, 1957-
中國大躍進大飢荒數據庫 Database of Chinese Great Leap Forward and Great Famine, 1958-1962
1941-1996. Translations by U.S. government of international magazine, newspaper, and newswire stories, transcripts from speeches and radio and television. Scanned from print Daily Report issues covering the Middle East & Africa, Middle East & North Africa, Near East & South Asia Africa (Sub-Sahara), South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa China, People's Republic of China Asia & Pacific, East Asia Latin America Eastern Europe, East Europe Soviet Union, Central Eurasia.
The six parts of this collection make available all British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980:
1919-1929: Kuomintang, CCP and the Third International
1930-1937: The Long March, civil war in China and the Manchurian Crisis
1938-1948: Open Door, Japanese war and the seeds of communist victory
1949-1956: The Communist revolution
1957-1966: The Great Leap Forward
1967-1980: The Cultural Revolution
Contains searchable full-text and scanned images of important classics from ancient China to the Qing Dynasty. Includes works on astronomy, geography, history, philosophy, literature, politics, economics, art, education, agriculture, medicine, and more.
IBISWorld contains U.S. and global industry market research reports, including a specialized collection of China Industry Reports. It also provides U.S. business risk ratings, and selected economic and demographic data. Contents are downloadable as full reports or selected elements, such as SWOT analyses, statistical tables and graphs.
IBISWorld contains U.S. and global industry market research reports, including a specialized collection of China Industry Reports. It also provides U.S. business risk ratings, and selected economic and demographic data. IBISWorld’s market analysis includes industry overviews, performance and outlook, competitive and regulatory environment, major competitors, operational conditions and key statistics. The U.S. risk reports discuss market risk, including industry life cycle, growth potential, economic sensitivity, etc. Contents are downloadable as full reports or selected elements, such as SWOT analyses, statistical tables and graphs.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary offers direct access to the full online archive of IMF periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more. Our subscription carries full access to over 13,000 downloadable publications, including many premium titles withheld from the free (public) IMF site. New content is added daily.
Migration to New Worlds explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia. This first module concentrates on the period 1800 to 1924, otherwise known as the 'Century of Immigration' and covers all aspects of the migration experience, from departures to arrival and permanent settlement.
Full text to Chinese newspaper and periodicals during republic era (1911-1949)
Full text to Chinese newspapers and periodicals published in late Qing (1833-1911)
Index to Chinese newspaper and periodicals published after 1950.
Open access database of periodicals under the auspices of China Social Sciences Academy. Including more than 200 core scholarly periodicals.
Note: First time users need to register to get username and password.
This daily newspaper is an authoritative media of the Chinese Peopleýs Liberation Army (PLA) to release military news and comprehensive military-related information. It is the official newspaper of the Central Military Commission.
Han ji dian zi wen xian zi liao ku / Zhong yang yan jiu yuan li shi yu yan yan jiu suo
漢籍電子文獻資料庫 / 中央硏究院歷史語言研究所
The Scripta Sinica database contains Chinese classics, especially those related to Chinese history.
UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara users have access to the China Pictorial collection (1953-1998) in the SuperStar Digital Libraries.
Use IE browser, can also enter via Chinamaxx.net, and see under Specialty
Also known as the Encyclopedia of Taiwan. Contains searchable full-text and scanned images of 595 books originally published in print between 1959 and 1972. Temporal coverage from the Tang Dynasty to the Japanese occupation period.
Wangfang Data provides access to 5 databases including COJ (China Online Journals), DOC (Dissertations of China), ACIC (Academic Conferences in China), PLOC (Policies and Laws of China), and CECDB (Chinese Companies and Products).
Overview articles on Chinese religion by historical time period, religious tradition (including Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and popular religions). Also includes lengthy introductions to broad topics such as religious text, ritual, gender and religion, etc.
Provides full-text articles from over 700 newspapers and other media sources from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other regions. Hong Kong coverage:late 1998 to current; China, Macau, Taiwan coverage:2000 to current; U.S. regional coverage: 2004 to current.