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Chinese biographies

Last Updated: 19-May-2014

This guide identifies major Chinese biographical resources in Stanford's collections as well as links to outside resources.

Subject Librarians

Chinese studies librarian
(650) 723-3451

Subjects

Finding research books and articles on individuals

- Searchworks or Socrates. Please note, if one searches in Chinese characters for Chinese materials, for the best results, please use Socrates. Currently the CJK searching functionalities for Searchworks are still under development.

- Bibliography of Asian Studies, This is the online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), referencing principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia published since 1971.

Historical abstracts with full text, covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, and history of education. Provides selective indexing of historical articles from more than 1,800 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 as well as the full text of more than 300 journals and over 130 books.

- China Academic Journals, a full text databases covering approximately 6,600 journal titles from the People's Republic of China.

- Taiwan Electronic Periodical Service (TEPS), covers full text articles published in leading Taiwanese academic journals.

- Duxiu ?????, provides full-text access or bibliographical information to over 2 million core Chinese monographs and journals, as well as over 500 yearbooks published in mainland China.

- National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals ??????, an index database covering information from 1833 to the present. It lists about 18,000 kinds of newspapers and periodicals published in China.

- Chinamaxx, fulltext database of hundreds of thousands of books published in China since 1949 concentrating on social sciences and humanities.

 

Selected general Chinese reference works

Di 1 ban. Shanghai : Shanghai shu dian, 1980
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .C62 1984
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Di 1 ban. Shanghai : Shanghai gu ji chu ban she, 1999.
East Asia Library » Chinese Collection » DS734 .C6254 1999 V.1
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Di 1 ban. Shanghai : Shanghai ci shu chu ban she, 1990.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .C651 1990
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Di 1 ban. Shanghai : Shanghai ci shu chu ban she, 1992.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .C652 1992
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Di 1 ban. Beijing Shi : Beijing tu shu guan chu ban he, 2002.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .W78 2002
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Di 1 ban. Beijing Shi : Beijing tu shu guan chu ban she, 2002.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .Q527 2002
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Di 1 ban. Zhengzhou Shi : Zhongzhou gu ji chu ban she, 1997.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS735.A2 E695 1997 V.1
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Di 1 ban. Jinan : Qi Lu shu she, 2000.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .E75 2000 V.1
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Washington : United States Government Printing Office, 1943-44.
Green Library » Stacks » DS734 .U65 V.1
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Di 1 ban. Shanghai : Shanghai shu dian, 1983.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .P38 1983
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Di 1 ban. Beijing : Zhongguo guo ji guang bo dian tai chu ban she : Xin hua shu dian zong dian Beijing fa xing suo fa xing, 1989.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .L5 1989
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Quan bian zeng ding ben, di 1 ban. Hangzhou : Zhejiang gu ji chu ban she, 2005.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .C576 2005
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Zeng ding ban, Di 2 ban. Shijiazhuang Shi : Hebei ren min chu ban she, 2007.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS776 .M5654 2007 V.1
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Di 1 ban. [Peking] : Zhongguo jing ji chu ban she : Xin hua shu dian jing xiao, 1989.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS778.A1 C482 1989
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Di 2 ban. Beijing : Wai wen chu ban she chu ban : Zhongguo guo ji tu shu mao yi zong gong si fa xing, 1994.
East Asia Library » Reference » DS734 .C65 1994
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Internet biographical resources