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Shanghai Library presentation at NIAS

September 10, 2019 - 10:00-11:00

Visit by Shanghai Library and presentation of their collections of Republican material and databases

Representatives from the Shanghai Library will visit NIAS briefly on 10 September. They will give a presentation of their periodical resources with a brief introduction of Shanghai Library, display and introduction of some famous periodicals published between 1833 to 1949 and an introduction to the CNBKSY or National Index to Chinese Newspapers and Periodicals platform. Shanghai Library has a national collection of periodicals from the Qing and Republican periods and have made the contents available for purchase via the CNBKSY platform.

CNBKSY includes the following databases:


  • The Late Qing Dynasty Full-text Database (1833-1911)
  • Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949) 11 series in total


  • English Newspapers:
    The China Press(1911-1949), The Shanghai Times (1925-1943), The Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury (1929-1949), The Shanghai Evening Courier (1869-1874), The Shanghai Courier & China Gazette (1876-1878), The Shanghai Courier (1878-1884)
  • Chinese Newspapers:
    Sin Wan Pao (1893-1949), The Eastern Times (1904-1939), The Tabloids (1897-1949), The Republican Daily News (1916-1947)
  • The North-China Daily News & Herald Database (1850-1951)
    Including 6 Chinese and English newspapers and The North-China Desk Hong List.

Anyone is most welcome to join the presentation which will be held at NIAS. Please send an email to Inga-Lill Blomkvist on ilb@nias.ku.dk if you plan to come!

Shanghai Library presentation at NIAS


September 10, 2019


NIAS meeting room (18.1.08)
Building 18, 1. fl, room 18.1.08 , Øster Farimagsgade 5
Copenhagen, Denmark
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