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The Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition), compiled in 1773-1782 by edict from Emperor Qianlong, contains 3,460 works on topics including history, politics, economics, and more.
Because of the large number of variant character forms, in order to use the database, you must first install the client program. You can download the client program to use Siku Quanshu here. You can also download the installation guide, in English, 简体中文， or 繁體中文. There is also a Chinese-language Siku Quanshu user manual available in traditional characters.
If you are using this off-campus, you will need to configure your Internet Explorer web browser manually to use the New York University proxy server. Instructions to configure the NYU proxy server.
Once you have installed the program, and have configured your browser (if appropriate), run it from the Windows Start menu, and select "IP address" to connect to the database.
A Compilation of the Companion Pictorial 良友合订本 (1926-1945) is a twenty-volume reprint of this important Republican Era journal. It is located in the oversize section of the East Asian Collection on the west side of the 10th floor reading room.
Zhongguo jin xian dai nü xing qi kan hui bian (中國近現代女性期刊匯編), a large set of books consisting of women's periodicals from the early 20th century, can be found on the 10th floor in the East Asian Collection. To see all the journal titles in this compilation, search BobCat; or search for an individual title, such as Zhongguo fu nü (中國婦女).
NYU subscribes to the following journals in Chinese. Several are available electronically. Current issues are in the Current Periodical room on the 3rd floor of Bobst; bound back issues are found in the stacks of Bobst.
The People's Daily (Renmin ribao) covers from 1946 to the present. To enter the database find "Please click here to enter."
The 60-volume reprint of the Nanjing edition of 中央日报 Zhong yang ri bao (1928-1949) is in the oversize section of the Bobst East Asian Studies collection.
PressDisplay has the current issue of the following newspapers in Chinese:
And in English:
Read a selection of Chinese newspapers at ABBAO.