View information about using these resources. In case of problems, please view our help page.

As part of the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies we also offer a list of free e-resources from Taiwan.

The China Centre also has a collection of Chinese films and documentaries. Please contact the Chinese Studies Administrator on how to get access.

Free trial access to:

1)Diaolong Full-text Database of Chinese & Japanese Ancient Books

URL: http://hunteq.com/ancientc/ancientkm

2)Database of Chinese Modern Newspapers

URL: http://www.dhcdb.com.tw/SP/ 

3)Ta Kung Pao Newspaper Database

URL: http://tk.dhcdb.com.tw/tknewsc/tknewskm 

Free trial access to these databases will be until 25 Aug 2019 within Oxford University, or via VPN. Further access beyond the trial period will be by subscription and subject to availability of funding.


Reference works



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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