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National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals

Alternate Titles: 全国报刊索引

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The full-image databases include:

the Late Qing and part of the Republican Periodical databases (Wan Qing qi kan quan wen shu ju ku 晚清期刊全文数据库,1833-1911, and Minguo shi qi qi kan quan wen shu ju ku民 国时期期刊全文数据库, 1911-1949).

The database also includes a large number of Chinese language newspapers that are indexed on the article title level. Full-text searches are not possible. One important feature of the database is that it indexes images (mostly news photography) and advertisements. The following individual newspapers are included: 

  • Central Daily News 1928-1949
  • China Press
  • Eastern Times
  • North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists 1850-1951
  • Republican Daily 1916-1949
  • Sin Wan Pao
  • Ta Kung Pao 1902-1949/1953
  • The Tabloids 1897-1949
  • Yi Shih Pao 1915-1949



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