Digital Resources for Chinese Studies

4. Journals and Journal Indexes

While some of these resources are open to the world, many require a Harvard ID and PIN. See individual databases for access information.

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Taiwan Electronic Periodical Services 臺灣電子期刊服務網 Full View/Short View

TEPS (Taiwan Electronic Periodical Services) is an on-line database offering the most full-text Taiwan periodicals around the world. Currently TEPS contains more than 900 Taiwan Periodicals in various disciplines.

Please contact Xiao-he Ma, the head of the Harvard-Yenching Chinese collection, with questions or comments.



Dacheng Full-text Database of Old Journals 大成老旧刊全文数据库 Full View/Short View (Harvard access only)

It includes 1.3 million articles from 120,000 issues of 6,000 journals which were published from late Qing Dynasty to 1949.

Ling Long 玲瓏 Women's Magazine Full View/Short View

Full image reproduction of Columbia University's holdings of the Republican-period Shanghai women's magazine, along with information about the journal and its readership.



CD-ROM Materials
The following CD-ROMs may be used on the Chinese research workstation in the Harvard-Yenching Library reading room.
Please request them at the circulation or reference desk by call number.

Zhongguo ren min da xue shu bao zi liao zhong xin fu yin bao kan zi liao quan wen shu ju guang pan
中国人民大学书报资料中心复印报刊资料全文数据光盘 Full View/Short View

Coverage: 1995-2003
Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CDROM C-0021-C0024
Searchable metadata and full text of periodical literature in humanities and social sciences published in the People's Republic of China. Results may be copied and pasted or printed.



Hong qi (1958-1968) 红旗杂志 (1958 - 1968) Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CD-ROM C-0017



Kao gu quan wen jian suo ban:1955-1996 考古全文檢索版﹔ 1955年創刊至1996年 Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CD-ROM C-0028
Searching, browsing, and full text of the archaeological periodical.
Note: Images are not available from this CD-ROM.



Min guo dang an (1985-1995) 民国档案杂志 (1985-1995) Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CD-ROM C-0018
Searchable full-text of the journal of Republican-period archives.
Note: 民国档案杂志 (1985-1995) is covered by China Academic Journals, CNKI 中国学术期刊网 from 1994 on.



Xin qing nian (1915.9 - 1926.7) 新青年 (1915.9 - 1926.7)
Gong chan dang (1920.11 - 1921.7) 共产党 (1920.11-1921.7) Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CD-ROM C-0016
CD-ROM version of the early Republican journals.



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Citation Indexes

臺灣期刊論文索引系統 Full View/Short View

Coverage: 1970 - present
Citation index for over 4,000 periodicals held by the National Central Library in Taiwan. Indexes journals primarily published in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.

Articles which have already been scanned are indicated with a image of a scanner 已掃描. Please contact reference staff at Harvard-Yenching Library to request scanning of articles not yet digitized.

Articles whose full text may be available for free download are indicated with a image of a bullet 無償授權. In the full citation record, click on the image of a bullet 連結的全文 link to download the full text; please note that not all articles without a copyright fee are available at this time. These articles may be readable with Acrobat reader. You may need to install the Adobe traditional Chinese fonts. If not, installation of the HYViewer may be required to view the text. HYViewer is installed on the Chinese Research Workstations in the Yenching reading room.

Articles where full text may be requested through document delivery services are indicated by a image of a dollar sign 有償授權 or a image of a printer 申請文獻傳遞. Please contact Harvard-Yenching Library reference staff to request the article.



Annual Bibliography of Oriental Studies 東洋学文献類目 Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Ref (J) DS5 .T69x (1934 - )
Online coverage: 1981 - present
Citation index for scholarly literature on East Asia in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Western languages. Includes journal articles and monographs. Coverage is strongest for Chinese, Japanese, and Western languages. Allows author and title keyword searching. It offers two interfaces:
  • Japanese-language interface: Search terms may be entered in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, or Western languages. Please note that characters, kana, and Western-language search terms will search for those precise terms. i.e. 蒙古, モンゴル, and Mongolia will retrieve different records. Please enter katakana terms with full-width katakana. Searching capability in hangul is limited.
  • Western-language interface: Searching in Western scripts only for Western-language materials.
If you experience display problems, see the instructions for viewing Japanese web pages.



Bibliography of Asian Studies (Harvard ID/PIN required) Full View/Short View

Coverage 1971 - present
Citation index for Western-language journal articles, edited collections and older monographs (pre-1992).



Database of Journal Articles on Modern Chinese Literature
中国近現代文学関係雑誌記事データベース
Full View/Short View

Based on the holdings of the University of Tokyo's Institute of Oriental Culture 東京大学東洋文化研究所



HKInChip 香港中文期刊論文索引 Full View/Short View

Coverage: 1954 - present
Citation index to over 100 Chinese and Chinese-English bilingual journals published in Hong Kong. Particularly for the earlier years, coverage leans towards the social sciences.



CD-ROM Materials
The following CD-ROMs may be used on the Chinese research workstation in the Harvard-Yenching Library reading room.
Please request them at the circulation or reference desk by call number.

Zhongguo ren min da xue shu bao zi liao zhong xin fu yin bao kan zi liao suo yin
中国人民大学书报资料中心复印报刊资料索引 Full View/Short View

Coverage: 1978-1997
Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CDROM C-0025-26
Searchable index to periodical literature in humanities and social sciences published in the People's Republic of China. Results may be copied and pasted or printed.



Quan guo bao kan suo yin shu ju ku 全国报刊索引数据库 Full View/Short View

Coverage: 1950-1979; 1980-1992
Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CDROM C-0041
Citation index to periodicals and newspapers published in mainland China.



Zhongguo jin dai qi kan pian ming shu ju ku, 1857-1919 中国近代期刊篇目数据库, 1857-1919 Full View/Short View

Harvard-Yenching Library (C) CD-ROM C-0048
Searchable index of periodical holdings of the Shanghai Library 上海图书馆 from the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth century. Author, title, journal title searching only. See also the National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals 全国报刊索引.



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Online Journal Collections

Internet Chinese Studies Electronic Journals Full View/Short View

Organized by the University of Melbourne in Australia, this site includes links to approximately 240 journals/magazines organized into 25 subject areas. Especially strong for periodicals published in Taiwan.

Note: Not all journals may be accessible from this site.



Internet Guide for China Studies - On-line Journals Full View/Short View

Part of the China World-Wide Web Virtual Library. Provides annotated links to a number of Web sites that offer access to online journals.



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Page Last Reviewed: March 5, 2012