Subject guide: Chinese

Resources for Chinese studies

Resources for finding books and articles

  • Hong Kong Journals Online
    A full-text database providing access to selected academic and professional journals, both in English and Chinese, published in Hong Kong.
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts and Linguistics Database.
  • 臺灣博碩士論文知識加值系統
    National digital collection of theses and dissertations in Taiwan. Some titles are available in full text (requires you to register to access full texts).
  • Taiwan ebook (database)
    A collection of open access e-books in Chinese within a wide range of subjects and maintained by the National Central Library of Taiwan.
  • WorldCat
    A catalogue providing information on titles held by more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Resources for finding specific books and articles

  • Google Scholar
    Useful for finding specific journal articles, dissertations, and academic books in full text.
  • Summon
    Search service for searching in the university library's collection. Useful for finding specific ebooks, printed books, and journal articles in full text.

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Britannica Academic
    The database includes Encyclopædia Britannica and Merriam-Webster (dictionary and thesaurus).

      More Chinese dictionaries can be found at Dalarna University Library on shelf Fva(x).

Resources for finding student theses

  • DiVA
    Find student theses submitted at several Swedish universities.
    Find student theses in full text submitted at Swedish universities.

More resources 

  • China Studies (Guide by The Chinese University Library of Hong Kong)
    DACHS (Digital archive for Chinese studies) collects and preserves website resources relevant for Chinese Studies, with special focus on social and political discourse. 
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