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Shen Bao and Guangming Ribao are on trial NOW!

The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that two new Chinese databases, Shen Bao 申報 and Guangming Ribao 光明日报 are available for trial now through May 3, 2012.

About the Shen Bao and Guangming Ribao:

Shen Bao 申報 (1872-1949), known in English as Shanghai News, is one of the first modern Chinese newspapers. It is the most influential and longest-lasting commercial newspaper of pre-communist China. The Shen Bao full-text database includes a complete run of this newspaper. It is full-text searchable and contains scanned images of original newspaper pages.

Guangming Ribao 光明日报, founded on June 16, 1949, is a unique national and comprehensive daily with a long history directly under the CCP Central Committee.

Access information:

1. To access Shen Bao, please go to one of the following platforms:


2. To access Guangming Ribao, please go to http://gmrb.egreenapple.com.

Please note that access to the trial Shen Bao and Guangming Ribao databases is 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).