Subject guide: Chinese

Welcome to the library’s subject guide for Chinese studies.

Resources for finding books and articles

    CALIS (China Academic Library and Information System) is a union catalogue providing information at titles at academic libraries in China.
  • 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.
  • Google Scholar 
    NB The search service contains not only scholarly literature but also many non-scholarly sources and dishonest journals. Consequently, you should check that sources are scholarly and that articles are not from blacklisted journals in Cabells – Predatory Reports. To get access to full-text articles in the library’s journal subcriptions, you must activate a library link (See Activate library links in Google Scholar).
  • 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).
  • Summon
    In this search service you find Dalarna University Library's printed books, e-books and journal articles. You also find books and articles that are not part of the library's collection. 
  • 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 search service providing information on titles held by more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

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 full-text theses and other scholarly works submitted at Dalarna University.
    Search for full-text theses 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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