The CR/10 Project is an experimental oral history project. It aims to neutrally collect ordinary people’s authentic memories and impressions of China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which lasted 10 years, from 1966 to 1976.
Collection of interviews began in December 2015 and continues to the present on the University of Pittsburgh’s Digital Collections website. Includes access to oral histories, documentary, maps, timelines, and other digital content.
Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database, created by Shanghai Library, contains around 10 million pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published from 1911 to 1949. It includes journals of all disciplines and subjects published at the time. Includes access to Series 1 through 12.
Access to newspapers covering culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic. PLEASE NOTE: registration is required to download PDFs.
The first half of the twentieth century began with the demise of China’s last imperial dynasty, the Great Qing, and ended with the foundation of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949. Following the 1912 establishment of China’s first post-imperial government, the Republic of China, the country experienced both industrial and social revolution, a civil war during which communist and nationalist forces battled to shape the country’s future, and looming external threats during both world wars.
Covers around 280,000 pieces of historical documents from 302 periodicals published during 1833-1911.
The collection includes almost all periodicals published during critical periods later known as the Opium Wars, Westernization Movement, Reform Movement of 1898 and Revolution of 1911. It contains the Women's Periodicals that advocated women's liberation and mental enlightenment, the Four Major Late Qing Dynasty Novel Journals as emerged during the great flourishing period of novels of the late Qing Dynasty, the Vernacular Chinese Periodicals founded to explore the people's mind and spread new knowledge, and the Science and Technology Periodicals which introduced new technologies and spread scientific knowledge. Users may have access to some 280,000 pieces of historical documents and browse or download them in full text.
Please note: select “please click here to enter if your library/institution subscribes the database” to access database. Daily newspaper providing a platform for the central government and the Communist Party of China to announce their respective policies and disseminate governmental, political, and economic messages to the public and the world. People's Daily is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China.
English-language renderings of official edicts and memorials from the Qing dynasty that cover China’s long nineteenth century from the Macartney Mission in 1793 to the abdication of the last emperor in 1912.
As the mouthpiece of the government, the Peking Gazette is the authoritative source for information about the Manchu state and its Han subjects as they collectively grappled with imperial decline, re-engaged with the wider world, and began mapping the path to China’s contemporary rise.
Access to more than 400 titles of tabloids published between 1897 to 1949. These popular newspapers covered modern life in late Qing and Republican China, focusing on leisure, entertainment, literature, film, theater and dance and the latest gossip.
The newspaper is used by researchers interested in issues related to Japanese culture, politics, economy, and society.
Product specially designed for libraries and institutes.
It has the following content:
Scanned images of the newspaper from 1945-1984.
Full-text indexed searches from 1985 to the present.
Full-text plus PDF images of all regionally published Asahi news, charts, and pictures from November 2005 on.
Shukan Asahi (Asahi Weekly) from April 2000 on.
AERA weekly from the first issue on.
The 2007 edition of Chiezo.
Access to all issues of the first graphic magazine published in Japan from 1889-1916. Known as a major journal source for the research of customs and social mores, the magazine covered social and cultural trends and conditions in the Edo, Meiji and Taisho periods.
Feature articles were first accompanied by lithograph illustrations that were later replaced with photography, and so the magazine assumes the characteristic of an illustrated encyclopedia for matters concerning the early modern and modern periods. Subjects include the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, in addition to fashion and popular culture.
Archival content from The Japan Times, Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper. Note: see Japan Times (current) for access to content 1 year - present.
The Japan Times was first published March 22, 1897, with the intention to provide an a English-language paper focused on current events to aid Japan in the participating in the international community.
Coverage of Asia's economic, political, business and technology news in English. Established with a goal to change the way the Asia is covered internationally and to enhance the world’s understanding of pan-Asian affairs.
Select “Click here for Nikkei Telecom login” to access the resource. Includes full text of major Japanese newspapers for the past 30 years, as well as profiles of 1.2 million public and private companies.
Also provides various business data on individual companies from corporate overview to financial and credit information.
Includes access to the full-text of Yomiuri Shinbun from the inaugural issue on Nov. 2, 1874 to the present, and the English paper, The Daily Yomiuri, from September 1989 to the present. Also includes Regional Sections of the Showa Era, and a Biographical dictionary Who’s who of 26,000 modern Japanese figures.
Articles are keyword indexed to 8/31/1986, and can be searched full-text from 9/1/1986 to present.
Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies.
Zasshi kiji sakuin shuusei deetabeesu: Meiji kara genzai made sougou zasshi kara chishi made = The complete database for Japanese magazines and periodicals from the Meiji era to the present. Index to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and including local periodicals not present in many other indexes. Coverage is from 1868 onwards. Merges data from various composite periodical indexes by Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan.
Digital access to The Korea Times, the oldest English-language newspaper in Korea. The paper covers international business, economic and financial news as well as regional issues and events.
Coverage includes: South Korea’s diplomatic relationship with its neighbors such as China, Russia and Japan, the nuclear crisis in North Korea and relations between Korea and the U.S., the April Revolution of 1960; the Vietnam War; the attempted assassination South Korean President Park Chung-hee; the Axe Murder Incident in 1976, in which two US Army officers were killed by North Korean soldiers in the DMZ; and the end of the Cold War. Contemporary coverage serves as a window into modern politics, society, economy, and culture in Korea, including the controversial rule of Kim Jong II and Kim Jong-un in North Korea.