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China Yearbooks Full-text Database (on trial)

The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that a new Chinese database, China Yearbooks Full-text Database 中国年鉴全文数据库, is available for trial now through October 18, 2009.

About the China Yearbooks Full-text Database :

"China Yearbooks Full-text Database (CYFD) is a database consisting of over 1,800 yearbook titles and over 13,000 volumes (as of mid-2009). Most of the yearbooks date back to the 1980s. Being As part of the CNKI project, CYFD has the capacity to cross database searching with other CNKI products, such as journals, dissertations, reference works, newspapers, conference proceedings and other databases. CYFD consists of more than 300 statistical yearbooks, including all the central and provincial yearbooks, over 90% of city or county level yearbooks and 80% of industrial yearbook from both national and local levels. It also includes yearbooks from research institutions and corporations."

Access information:

To access the trial database, please go to the following URL: http://china.eastview.com/kns50/Navigator.aspx?ID=CYFD

Please note that access to the trial China Yearbooks Full-text Database only available from computers on the Yale campus or with off-campus access (http://www.library.yale.edu/pubstation/proxy/proxy_about.html).

We would like to hear any feedback or comments on this new trial database from you. If you like to schedule a one-on-one session with us to learn more about the database, please feel free to do so. For more information, please contact Tang Li (tang.li@yale.edu).