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Modern China Studies Research Guide

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Table of Contents:
Related Databases
Catalogs
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Media Resources
Print Resources


Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Find articles, conference proceedings, working papers, and policy briefs covering all aspects of global affairs and international relations. Also provides country data and teaching materials such as case studies and course packs of background readings.


Country Studies (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Descriptions and analyses of the social, economic, political, and military systems of countries throughout the world.


Gale Virtual Reference Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital reference collection containing over 400 full text encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, and specialized reference books. Search all titles or browse titles by subject.
Click on the "Title LIst" for contents. Title List


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.


LexisNexis Academic Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to a wide range of news, business, and legal information. News resources include major U.S. and world newspapers and magazines, TV and radio transcripts, newswires, and blogs. Business resources include industry and market news, company profiles and SEC filings, and country profiles and business conditions. Legal resources include law reviews and journals, U.S. case law, codes and statutes.


World Factbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and military. Print edition available at the Reference Desk [Call Number: G122.U56a 2001].


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

CATNYP Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Library catalog for New York Public Research Libraries.


CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY simply click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

A New English-Chinese dictionary Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference PL1455 .N45 1988


Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Incorporating cultural and religious contexts, this unique Encyclopedia provides a vital guide to the main concepts and thinkers in Asian philosophy - starting with Abhidharma and ending with Zurvan.
Reference B121 .E53 2001


Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference B 126 .E496 2003


Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference DS 779.23 .E53 2005


Encyclopedia of Modern Asia Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference DS 4 .E53 2002, 6 vols.


Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference DS 798.96 .C67 2000


Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference DS 778.7 .G86 2006


Political Leaders of Modern China: A Biographical Dictionary Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference DS 755.3 .P64 2002


Reference books about China Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Reference sources about China kept on the 1st floor in the CSI library : encyclopedias, atlases, guides, dictionaries


Shih yung Ying Han tzʻu tien : Shiyong Ying-Han Cidian = A Practical English-Chinese Dictionary Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Reference PL1455 .S47 1996


Resources freely available on the Internet.

Asia Society Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution with offices in Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, and Washington, DC.


China daily Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Published in China since June 1981 during the beginning of China's open door policy, China Daily was the first English daily newspaper in the People's Republic of China. In the beginning it followed the model of the People's Daily in its editorial policy. The paper is also printed in Hong Kong and North America


China Institute - New York City Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, business and art. It was founded in 1926 by a group of distinguished American and Chinese educators. It is the oldest bicultural organization in America devoted exclusively to China.


Chinese Economic Information Network Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
In Chinese


Chinese Movie Database Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A searchable database of films made in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other regions from 1905 to present. Available in both Chinese and English.


Chinese Studies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Directory of online resources


Chinese Theatre Works Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Chinese Theatre Works is a non-profit theatre company whose mission is to preserve and promote the traditional Chinese performing arts (including opera, shadow theatre, puppetry, dance and music); to create new works that bridge Eastern and Western aesthetics and forms; and to foster understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture in audiences, students, artists and educators around the globe.


Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Official website


iFilm Connections: Asia and Pacific Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
"Promises to revolutionize international access to culturally significant films from Asia. It is also an important resource for the film industry, educational institutions and international media."


Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Founded in 1980 in New York, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States.


Online Kangxi character dictionary Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Site offers free online access to th 47000+ characters in the dictionary, first published in 1716, based on a reprint of the Tongwen shuju edition (1895-97).


People's daily Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
in Chinese


The New York Chinese Cultural Center Dance China NY $ School of the Arts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The New York Chinese Cultural Center is a performing arts and educational organization that promotes the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture by preserving traditional genres and nurturing innovations


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

China Business Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
eResource


Journals related to China's economy, politics and culture Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
214 titles from a collection of CSI journals


Images, audio, video, software, and other media resources.

Chinese movies: documentary and motion pictures Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
24 titles from CSI collection that contains Chinese motion pictures and documentaries about China


Print resources available in the CSI LIbrary.

Books about China Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
List of books held in CSI library stacks.


Books about Chinese art Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Books about China's art, its history and current state.


Books about Chinese cinema Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
List of books held in the CSI about Chinese cinema


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