The Shen Bao Digital Archive (Shun Pao, Shen-pao, 申报) presents the complete collection of all issues from the newspaper’s founding in 1872 to 1949 and is an invaluable research tool. This was the first newspaper in China with a Chinese editorial staff. The database is full-text searchable and contains the full-image of each page. Both the full-text and the full-image are retrieved in a single search, and full text may be easily copied from the full-image as well.
The database of Chinese Modern Newspapers and Periodicals includes the full-text of Chinese periodicals from the late Qing Dynasty and Republican period.
After logging in using IP authentication (no username or password necessary), select "要刊编" and then "中国近代报刊库(要刊)" to access the database. Note: The default setting is 典 海 Ancient Classics. But, if you click on this instead: 百 年 Modern Documents, you get to 中國近代要刊庫. Then you can click, Login.
This historical newspaper provides insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953 with 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. Included are critical perspectives on the ending of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion and the events leading up to the 1911 Xinhai Revolution, and the subsequent founding of the Republic of China. In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history.
CNBKSY Database is a database of both English- and Chinese language newspapers of the 19th and early 20th centuries from the collections of The Shanghai Library. The Database includes: North-China Daily News, Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists.
-The North-China Daily News & Herald, Limited, was the most important and largest British-founded press agency in Shanghai in the 1800s.
-The North-China Herald: Founded in 1850, it was the first English newspaper published in Shanghai.
-The North-China Daily News: Originally a supplement to The North-China Herald, the News later increased in importance, while the Herald became its supplement.
-The North-China Desk Hong List: Provides both general and detailed information about various firms, enterprises and agencies (foreign agencies in particular) in Shanghai and other major cities around China.
Guangming Ribao Digital Archive (Guangming Daily, Guangming Ribao, Guang ming ri bao, 光明日报) contains a central newspaper of the People’s Republic of China, and has been reporting national news for over 60 years. The full-image and full-text Guangming Daily gives comprehensive insights into developments in China in the 19th century and into the 20th century. The database covers the Guangming Daily published from 1949 to 2017.
美术报 China Art Weekly, 中国剪报 China Digest, 中国企业报 China Enterprise News, 中国国门时报 China Inspection and Quarantine Times, 中国医药报 China Pharmaceutical News, 联合早报 Lianhe Zaobao, 浅江晚报 Qianjiang Evening News, 今日早报 Zhejiang Morning News, and 浙江日报 Zhejiang Daily. In English it has the China Daily, China Economist, Shanghai Daily, and South China Morning Post.