Chinese Studies e-resources

For information about these resources, please click here.
And in case of problems, please click here.
As part of the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies we also offering a list of free e-resources from Taiwan.
The China Centre has a collection of Chinese films and documentaries. Please contact the Chinese Studies Administrator on how to get access.


Current Trials

  • Ta-Kung-Pao 大公報 (L'impartial) 1902-1949
  • This database gives access to the different incarnations of the influential Republican newspaper Ta-Kung-Pao published between 1902 and 1949 in Tianjin, Shanghai, Hankou, Hong Kong, Chongqing and Guilin. The trial runs until 28.02.2018

  • Shanghai Municipal Council: The Municipal Gazette, 1908-1942
  • The Shanghai Municipal Council was founded in July 1854 to govern the daily operation and infrastructure of the Shanghai International Settlement. The Municipal Gazette was established in 1908 and ceased publication in 1942. Released every Friday, the Gazette published notifications, departmental reports, letters from readers, minutes of Council meetings, municipal budget, monthly summary of revenue, financial statements on income and expenditures, policies and orders formulated by the council. The trial runs until 31.12.2017



Reference works



Social Media

  • The library has access to a Social Media Monitoring Service from Hong Kong, please contact library staff for the login details.

Classical texts

Collections of digital facsimiles

Statistics and Yearbooks

Please also see the Bodleian Data Library website on Data on China.

Policies and Laws

  • PKU Law 北大法寳 (Peking University)

Theses and Dissertations

Contemporary China

Free e-resource collections

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