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  • 1. People's Daily (Chinese)

    With publication started in May 1946 and a current circulation of 3 million, People's Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China. It is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China For the last over 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. Most importantly, since its inception the newspaper has been the true barometer of the political climate of Chinese society on a daily basis. (Updated daily)
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  • 2. China Academic Journals

    This multidisciplinary full-text database is produced by Tsinghua (Qinghua) University in Beijing, with a mirror server in the U.S.. UW-Madison had a subscription to the social sciences and humanities collection through 2013, in 3 out of the 9 available series. These are: Series F: Literature, History, and Philosophy, 1994 - present. Series G: Politics, Economics, and Law; and Series H: Education and Social Sciences, both sections are 1994 - 2013. CAJ provides access to articles from a large number of journals in China. It is accessible through the web, and it requires Adobe Acrobat Reader version 6+ with Chinese simplified fonts. Articles can be viewed in pdf files. CAJ's search capabilities include the following: Basic: title, author, keyword, organization, abstract, reference, full-text, journal title, ISSN, year, issue, and theme; and Advanced: may combine more than 2 terms or phrases in different fields. One can also enter search terms in both English and Chinese (simplified or traditional). (Updated daily)
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  • 3. Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

    This dictionary is a compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources. (Updates ongoing based on user contributions)
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  • 4. Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949) / 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 a mass of 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.
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  • 5. Lyrikline

    lyrikline is an international website for experiencing the diversity of contemporary poetry. Here you can listen to the melodies, sounds, and rhythms of international poetry, recited by the authors themselves, and read the poems both in their original languages and various translations. More than 100 countries and over 70 languages are represented. Users can browse the collection by poet names, titles, language, country, genres and aspects, issues, and poetic form. Since 2002 lyrikline has been under the auspices of the German Commission for UNESCO.
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  • 6. Kanopy (Films)

    Kanopy is a video streaming platform which offers a broad collection that includes over 26,000 films and videos from 800 top producers such as BBC Active, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection/Janus films, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features, The Great Courses, Green Planet Films, Kino Lorber Edu, Media Education Foundation, National Film Board of Canada, New Day Films, PBS, Psychotheraphy.net, the DEFA Film Library’s (East) German Film Collection, and many more. Kanopy launches over 300 new releases per month. Films range from documentaries, independent and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. With regard to topic coverage, humanities and the arts represent the largest category, followed by education and media/communication. Other strong categories are the sciences, social sciences, and history. Search for films by title, subject, keywords, or browse by subject. Register with Kanopy to utilize features such as playlists, clips, sharing, embedding, and creating a watch list for future viewing. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact Kanopy and they will try to obtain the film for the database within several weeks. See also Docuseek2 and Films on Demand databases for more streaming video options.
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  • 7. Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection

    Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers including A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, HBO Documentary Films, Bill Moyers, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more. The Master Academic Collection brings together over 25,000 videos from many areas of study, including health &medicine, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, business & economics, as well as archival films & newsreels. See also Kanopy and Docuseek2 databases for more streaming video options.
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  • 8. National Social Science Database

    National Social Science Database (NSSD) offers near 600 social science journal titles, 71 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences journal titles, about 2 million articles.
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  • 9. PATENTSCOPE - Patents (WIPO)

    Free search service provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Allows access to millions of patent documents including international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), and regional and national patent collections from 25 participating countries. Images of patent documents are in PDF. Also provides translation of titles and abstracts of inventions from Chinese into English and French into English and vice versa. (Updated weekly)
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  • 10. E-Tripitaka Later Han dynasty to the beginning of the Yuan dynasty

    E-Tripitaka is the electronic edition of a large collection of Chinese Buddhist Canon that is used throughout East Asia. The main language is Chinese, with citations, fragments and notes in other languages and scripts, including Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Japanese and others. The aim of CBETA is “to provide an electronic edition of Chinese Buddhist texts that is as accurate and reliable as possible and that can serve as a foundation for further work both in Buddhist Studies and for Buddhist communities. (Updates vary)
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