(22 January 2015) Shanghai Library has added ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ – Chinese Newspapers Collection to enhance their library offerings. Providing access to these twelve sources, which cover more than a century of content, the Chinese Newspapers Collection (CHNP) will complement their other resources through a digital environment that enables precision search and creative exploration, to simplify the research experience for the patrons of Shanghai Library.
“These historical newspapers were published in foreign languages from the mainland China late Qing Dynasty to the Republican Period,” the Shanghai Library comments, “they are a featured collection of our library.”
Chinese Newspapers Collection provides a primary source chronicle of the country’s turbulent transition from Imperial rule to the founding of the Republic. With details in these 12 English-language Chinese newspapers that you won’t find elsewhere, CHNP offers both the big picture and intimate personal perspectives.
Titles included in the collection are:
• North China Herald (1850-1941)
• Canton Times (1919-1920)
• China Critic (1939-1946)
• The China Press (1925-1938)
• China Weekly Review (1917-1953)
• Chinese Recorder (1868-1940)
• Chinese Repository (1832-1851)
• Peking Daily News (1914-1917)
• Peking Gazette (1915-1917)
• Peking Leader (1918-1919
• Shanghai Gazette (1919-1921)
• Shanghai Times (1914-1921)
The detailed press release is here.