The Cambridge Encyclopedia of China provides an absorbing and authoritative account of China and all things Chinese - geography, politics, customs, food and drink, the arts, and a rich and colourful history, from ancient times through to the momentous events of the past decade.
Articles in scholarly databases
Use the following databases to find articles and other materials on specific topics in Chinese Studies.
Citations for western-language monographs, articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on all parts of Asia. 1971-Present. Allows the user to search the database by using keywords, or browse articles by country, topic, or journal title.
Archive access only. The most influential and authoritative newspaper in China from 1946 to present, single-user access. The most influential and authoritative newspaper in China from 1946 to present, single-user access. Contains government policy information and resolutions as well as major domestic and international news. Current circulation of more than 3 million. The official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China more than 60 years. The People's Daily has published daily issues that provide the single location where the central government and the Communist Party of China announce their respective policies and disseminate governmental, political, and economic messages to the public and the world.
Duxiu is a comprehensive bibliographical index database in Chinese covering over 3.3 million books with other materials including periodicals, newspapers, theses, conference proceedings and video clippings. There are 1 billion pages of full-text contents. It also provides very quick online inter-library-loan services. Updated irregularly.
Use the following databases to collect statistics and information for your research:
Integrates historical, social and natural science data on China in a geographic information system. Claremont subscribes to these portions: China statistical database; Online China Population Census Database. Works best with Internet Explorer. Supports research on China by integration of historical, social and natural science data in a geographic information system. Facilitates comparative and interdisciplinary uses of the data, enabling both non-specialists and China scholars to understand and utilize these data, thereby enhancing knowledge of China. Works best with Internet Explorer. Good for finding macro-economic and population data on China, back to 1982. Some data is downloadable. From the University of Michigan China Data Center.