A trial for a Chinese language database, Collection of Chinese Literature and History database 中国文史资料集粹, has been set up for Yale University users from now to November 30, 2017.
Wenshi Ziliao 文史资料 has been considered as an important primary source for scholars of twentieth-century China. Collection of Chinese Literature and History database 中国文史资料集粹 is part of Chinamaxx Digital Libraries. The database contains full texts of more than 20,000 volumes (650,000 articles) of publications arranged by regions and provinces. The articles are mostly first-person narratives on history, culture, politics, economy, literature and ethnicity etc.
Please follow the steps listed below to get access to this database:
- Access link: http://www.chinamaxx.net/
- Click “Click to enter”
- Click “文史资料” under “SuperStar Specialty”
User guide is available online. Since the access is controlled by Yale IP ranges, you have to login Yale VPN first to get access from off-campus locations.
Please feel free to contact Michael Meng, Librarian for Chinese Studies, if you have any questions about the trial.