Capital Library of China

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Emerald Management Journal Database
Emerald Management Journal Database

Emerald Management eJournals is a comprehensive data platform on Management and Library Sciences created by Emerald in 2006, it is an innovative management information platform in which Emerald can discuss with teachers, research stuff, students based on their needs. There are 270 kinds of management journals in the Emerald Management Journal Database and all the journals in the database can be tracked to the first issue of the first volume.

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ProQuest Historical Newspaper
ProQuest Historical Newspaper

This database is a newly built base of historical newspapers and establishes a new field for historians. The collection contains 12 English newspapers published in China, covering the time period of 1832 to 1953 and all of them can be searched in the same platform. These newspapers are of great historical value and provide comprehensive reports on the political and social life in the most unstable 120 years in the contemporary and modern history of China, including the Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864), the Opium Wars (1840-1842 for the first and 1852-1860 for the second), the Boxer Movement (1899-1901), the 1911 Revolution, the Sino-Japanese relationship during the Anti-Japanese War (1931-1945) and the Second World War (1939-1945). This database is of great value for promoting research in contemporary history, journalism history, economic history, religion history. It is easy to operate and use. The newspapers included are:

The North -China Herald (1850-1941)

The China Press(1925-1938)

The China Critic(1939-1946)

The China Weekly Review(1917-1953)

The Chinese Recorder(1868-1940)

The Chinese Repository(1832-1851)

Peking Daily News(1914-1917)

Peking Gazette(1915-1917)

Peking Leader(1918-1919)

The Shanghai Times(1914-1921)

The Shanghai Gazette(1919-1921)

The Canton Times(1919-1920)

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Taylor & Francis Social Sciences Hub
Taylor & Francis Social Sciences Hub

Taylor & Francis social sciences hub provides more than 1,350 kinds of high quality journals approved by experts, including journals from Routledge, the pioneering publishing house in social sciences and arts & humanities, and the prestigious Psychology Press. 480 kinds of its journals are indexed in the Thompson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index with the earlies works dating back to 1997. The database covers 14 disciplines: Anthropology and Archaeology, Arts and Humanities; Behavioral Science; Business, Management and Economics; Criminology and Law, Education; geography, Planning, City Construction and Environment, Health and Social Security, Library and Information Sciences, Media, Culture and Communications Studies, Political, International Relations and Regional Studies, Sociology and related disciplines, Sports, Leisure and Tourism, Strategy, Defense and Security Research. Visiting means: LAN.

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OverDrive Saiyue Digital Library
OverDrive Saiyue Digital Library

OverDrive Saiyue digital library contains more than 2,000 digital books and audio books of high quality. The books are mainly English works with some accompanied by Chinese or with Chinese and English parallels, including classical literature, science fiction, suspense as well as books on biography, history and health. Through popular books, audio books, Chinese digital books, awarding books and so on, the platform recommends readers with reading materials of high quality. At the same time, the platform also provides children’s digital books, including preliminary level material, comics and picture books, fictional works and paint drawings. English books can be read according to interests and language difficulties, providing convenience for English learners.

Digital books in this library mainly come from the HarperCollins Book Club, the Random House, the Perseus Publishing, the American Open Way Media and the Workman Publishing. The audios are read by famous hosts or actors from the U.S or the U.K., ensuring the standard of the audio material.

Digital books in this library can be downloaded in epub format and read online in OverDrive format, while digital books with audios can be read online in OverDrive format and readers are free to read the book with or without the audio. The audio materials can be downloaded in MP3 Audiobook format and read online in OverDrive format, the OverDrive Client should be downloaded to play the audio. Readers can search the materials using book title or author as the key word, borrow the book afterwards and create a personal wish list. Readers can also look at the concrete content of every digital book and enjoy trial reading.

Visiting means:

1 Personal Computer (the IE9 or above is recommended and external visit is supported)

(1) Visiting URL:

(2) Log in with the reader’s card number and password.

2 Portable Device

For iPhone or ipad, please visit the App Store; for Android, click here to download.

Information for devices on Windows phone, Mac, Windows can be found at .

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