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NEW Chinese trial database: China Geo-Explorer

The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that a new Chinese database, China Geo-Explorer is available for trial now through November 13, 2011.

About the China Geo-Explorer:

China Geo-Explorer is created by China Data Center of the University of Michigan (UMCDC) and the State Key Laboratory for Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS) of Wuhan University. With this spatial intelligence, you'll be able to make rapid, accurate spatial decisions with greater confidence for regional planning, business investment, population, housing, environmental assessment, public health and many other spatial applications. Data sources in this database includes demographic and business information for all PRC geographies, including 31 Provinces, 345 Prefecture Cities, 2,873 Counties, and over 50,000 Townships. For more information about this database, please go to

Access information:

To access the trial database, please go to the following URL: http://chinadataonline.org/cge/

Please note that access to the trial China Geo-Explorer only available from computers on the Yale campus or with off-campus access (http://www.library.yale.edu/about/offcampus.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).