Yale University Library has acquired the access to Udndata 聯合知識庫-全文報紙資料庫. The database allows multiple concurrent users and have been added to the Library’s Quicksearch and Chinese Studies research guide-Newspapers. Information of off-campus access to Yale subscribed electric resources can be found through here.
Udndata 聯合知識庫-全文報紙資料庫 provides full-text search for more than 12 million news articles published by the United Daily News Group headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. The contents are updated daily. The 8 newspapers included in the database and their coverage of periods are:
- 聯合報 United Daily News - 1951 to present
- 經濟日報 Economic Daily News - 1967 to present
- 聯合晚報 United Evening News - 1988 to present
- 美洲世界日報 World Journal – 2000 to present
- Upaper – 2007 to present
- 民生報 Min Sheng Daily - 1978 to 2006
- 星報 Star News - 1999 to 2006
- 歐洲日報 Europe Daily – 2000 to 2009
To access Udndata requires NetID authentication and log-in using the account and password listed on a Yale Library page as well as entering the random system-generated “valid code” created for each session on the site. The FAQ of the database is available at http://udndata.com/faq/fulltext.html.
Please feel free to contact Michael Meng, Librarian for Chinese Studies, if you have any questions about this resource.