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Provides full-text access to academic journals, theses and dissertations from Taiwan (mostly), mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and other countries in all disciplines.

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Apabi Chinese E-books

USC’s subscription includes 1200+ titles primarily on Chinese literature and history, as well as linguistics, geography, environmental sciences, politics, law and a few other subjects.

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The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 737,175 records (as of July 9, 2009) on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

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Integrated database for most major newspapers published in Korea 1990-present. Some 50 papers are covered, including two English papers. Older (1960-1989) articles available in PDF (non-searchable) for 경향신문, 동아일보, 서울신문, 한국일보.

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Cambridge Archive Editions Online presents a wealth of historical reference materials which otherwise would remain unknown, difficult to access, or fragmentary. The collection represents many thousands of original documents of the National Archives (UK) represented in facsimile, including numerous maps, on the national heritage and political development of countries.

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Includes over 2.5 million scanned books, newspapers, journals, video, audio books, etc. from all periods of Chinese history. The titles are not full-text searchable, but they provide tables of contents for easy navigation and virtual loan. Also provides access to some other resources, such as calligraphy, chronicle of Chinese literature, and Chinese medicine. Please note that you need to create an individual account using USC email address with the site in order to use their online reading and virtual borrowing functionalities for each title. Please refer to their FAQ section for more instructions.

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The key source for searching scholarly journal literature published in mainland China. USC’s subscription includes thousands of Chinese journals in Series F - Literature / History / Philosophy, Series G - Politics / Military Affairs / Law, and Series H - Education / Social Sciences, with many full-text articles dating back as early as 1915.

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China from Empire to Republic is a series of digital archive collections sourced from preeminent libraries and archives across the world, including the Second Historical Archives of China and the British Library. The series covers a period of about 180 years (1800s to 1980s) when China experienced radical and often traumatic transformations from an inward-looking imperial dynasty into a globally engaged republic. Consisting of monographs, manuscripts, periodicals, correspondence and letters, historical photos, ephemera, and other kinds of historical documents, these collections provide excellent primary source materials for the understanding and research of the various aspects of China during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as diplomacy/international relations, economy/trade, politics, Christianity, sinology, education, science and technology, imperialism, and globalization.

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A freely accessible relational database with biographical information (in both English and Chinese) about approximately 370,000 individuals as of April 2017, primarily from the 7th through 19th centuries.

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Explore an extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history. The resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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The Inter-American Dialogue'€™s new online China-Latin America Finance Database is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Spanning three centuries (c. 1750-1929), this resource makes available for the first time extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library'€™s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied. The resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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Includes a growing collection of Chinese e-books. To access the e-book collection, please click the link “click to enter” on the homepage, and then click the subject areas listed under the “SuperStar Digital Library” section to browse and read titles acquired by USC libraries.

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Chosun Ilbo Archive

Chosun ilbo is the Korean language daily newspaper in South Korea. This archive covers the first publication in 1920 to the present day of Chosun ilbo.

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CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) is a database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.

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Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries as found in the British National Archives.

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a digital reference library that places a world of factual information at your fingertips. Containing a selection from 645 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, Credo Reference is the ideal place to start any research.

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Part of Web of Science, Current Contents is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information from over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books.

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Local gazetteers are regarded by scholars and historians in the China field as one of the most important primary sources for the study of history of Chinese economy, politics, culture, military, and science and technology. This database includes a large collection of post-1949 local gazetteers covering all regions of mainland China and various subject areas.
For off-campus access, please connect to the database via USC VPN client program (http://software.usc.edu)

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DBpia

Provides full-text articles in about 6,000 scholarly journals published by 1,200 Korean academic societies and research centers/institutions.

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Contains over 1,300 digital lectures presented by well-known scholars and specialists. It covers architecture, art, literature, cinema, culture, music and philosophy of Korea. By DongBang Media.

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Digital Dictionary of Buddhism is a collaborative Internet site developed by user contributions and maintained by a professor of the University of Tokyo.

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Known as Chinese Google Scholar, Duxiu provides access to a huge amount of full-text scholarly resources in all subjects and formats, such as books, theses & dissertations, journal & newspaper articles, conference papers, etc.

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e-Article (EKS)

Korean full-text scholarly journal articles by EERIS. Covers all subjects.

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A collection of photographs of late 19th to early 20th centuries Japan from the E. G. Stillman Japanese Collection held by Widener Library and the Fine Arts Library at Harvard University.

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East India Company offers access to a collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1600 to 1947.
The resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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The Encyclopedia Iranica is a comprehensive research tool dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.

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Complete British Foreign Office Files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in this period. This resource is offered by Adam Matthew.

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Fuzoku gaho

Containing all 518 issues of the first graphic magazine published in Japan from 1889-1916, this is an excellent resource for research on the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho periods (1912-1926). This Japanese language magazine covered a variety of subjects including The Sino-Japanese War, The Russo-Japanese War, disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, in addition to fashion and popular culture.

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GeNii, pronounced €œgene-knee€ is a portal to academic databases and indexes to journal articles, books, reports, and papers in all disciplines.

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Gerritsen Collection

Contains more than 4,700 publications from continental Europe, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand, dating from 1543-1945. The anti-feminist case is presented as well as the pro-feminist; the broad scope of the collection allows scholars to trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of one country's movement on those of the others.

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Global Times is a daily newspaper focusing on international relations and foreign affairs. It is an essential indicator of Chinese foreign policies.
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Developed by National Palace Museum and Soochow University in Taipei. The largest encyclopedia in pre-modern China. Compiled in the early 18th century, it was intended to be a comprehensive survey of all branches of knowledge and includes a large number of illustrations.

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