Electronic books and texts
Cambridge histories online
Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Covers political, economic and social history,
philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Duxiu.com is a full-text search engine/database which covers Chinese publications from the early 1930s to the present, including books, journals, newspapers,
theses, web pages, conference proceedings, and video.
HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It was initially
conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
HathiTrust Frequently Asked Questions
Literature resource center
Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary
Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography; selected full text from Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism; includes full text articles from numerous literary journals and periodicals.
Oxford reference online. Premium
Cross-searchable access to dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Also includes selected titles
from the series of Oxford companions.
Shen Bao 申報 (1872-1949), known in English as Shanghai News, was one of the first modern Chinese newspapers. The Shen Bao Digital Archive includes a
complete run of this newspaper--256,000 issues. It is full-text searchable, and contains scanned images of original newspaper pages.
Si ku quan shu
The Siku Quanshu represents a massive heritage from thousands of years of Chinese civilization. Includes more than 3,000 works of literature, classics,
history and philosophy. Electronic edition of the print Wenyuange edition, compiled 1773-1782. Fully searchable by keyword, author, title, subject. Usage info: Licensed for one simultaneous user. Access info: Requires Internet Explorer 5 or higher version browser (does NOT work with Netscape)
Zhong yang yan jiu yuan Han ji dian zi wen xian
A growing full-text database of hundreds of titles and millions of "characters of materials pertaining to the traditional Chinese classics" --from About