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HSTR 265 - History of China

Provides tips, tricks, and resources for research the History of China - for all Chinese history courses.

Chinese Language Resources

Union Catalogues in Greater China:

  • Use Chinese search terms.
  • Simplified or Traditional Chinese search term variations will get almost the same search results. 
  • Use the Language filters on the left colume of the result page to limit your results to scholarly & peer-reviewed journal articles in Chinese language.
  • If you locate a Chinese journal article through Summon search, click at the title to get to the "Where can I get this?" page, then click at the Journal link to get to the journal page in the CAJ Chinese Journals Fulltext Database (CNKI)


  • From the journal page, you need to search the article again within the journal.


  • Click at the result to get to the download page and choose PDF to download.

Other indexes of Chinese journal articles:

Current Major Chinese Newspapers:

Selected Historical Chinese Newspapers:

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