The Library welcomes your comments regarding the usefulness and value of the database to your study, teaching and research. Subscription would be considered depending on the availability of Library funding and your evaluation.
Trail Period: until 18 Feb 2021
Nexis Uni provides fulltext to news, business and legal information. Newspapers date back to the 1970's. Coverage of news and current events, government, business, medical, and legal topics, as well as general reference information is included. Formats found in the database are: international and domestic newspapers, magazines and trade journals, broadcast transcripts (NPR, ABC News, CBS News, and CNN), company financial information, industry and market news, case law, law reviews, medical news and abstracts, and country profiles. Click here to check out more about this product.
Currently Library has subscribed similar type of database called ‘Factiva’.
Trail Period: until 12 Feb 2021
SCMP Compass provides access to over 175 years of archive news in English from SCMP (1903-2019) and China Mail (1845-1974) on one single platform:
Chinese Maritime Customs Service Publications
Trail Period: until 31 Jan 2021
The Maritime Customs Service of China (1854–1949) compiled and produced a huge number of publications from 1859 to 1949. These publications fall under six series: Statistical Series, Special Series, Miscellaneous Series, Service Series, Office Series, and Inspectorate Series. Out of these, the Statistical Series boasted the largest output. This collection is sourced from the 2nd Historical Archives of China in Nanjing and incorporates the core of the Statistical Series, including
These publications together provide the only reliable and usable data for the study of Chinese trade and economy during the century-long period from mid-19th century to the mid-20th century.