Thursday, April 28, 2016

Database Trial: Taiwan nichinichi shinpo

KU now has trial access to a different version of Taiwan nichinichi shinpo台灣日日新報 (made by Yumani with higher resolution images and text). Taiwan nichinichi shinpo daily newspaper was published from 1898 to 1944 in Japanese along with Chinese text from 1905 to 1911. It is an official newspaper published by the Government-General of Taiwan. 

Provider: TBMC Transmission books & Microinfo Co., LTD.

  • Trial expires: May 31, 2016
URL for information about the resource:

All trial databases can be accessed at:
Several database trials will end on April 30.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Database Trial: Donga Ilbo

I'd like to bring your attention the following new databases on trial from now through May 30/31.

Trial databases can be accessed via the libraries New Database Trials page at

Donga Ilbo 東亞日報
·     Trial expires: May 30, 2016
Lianhe bao 聯合報 (United Daily Newspaper: full-text and Image edition)
·     Trial expires: May 31, 2016

UDNdata 聯合知識庫 (UDN full-text newspaper database)
·     Trial expires: May 31, 2016  
Taiwan Photo Gallery: 1895-1945/GIS database台灣百年寫真 GIS 資料庫
 -      Trial expires: May 31, 2016

Diaolong 雕龍 (full-text Database of Chinese & Japanese Ancient Books)
Includes 道藏, 道藏輯要, 四部叢刊,  續四部叢刊, 永樂大典, 古今圖書集成, 敦煌史料, 清代史料, 中國地方誌, 中國地方誌續集, 日本古典書籍庫, 續修四庫全書, 六府文藏, etc.   
·    Trial expires: May 31, 2016

Several trial databases announced earlier will expire on April 30. If you have not tested these databases, please do so before April 30. 
Han Tang jin dai bao kan shu ju ku 瀚堂近代報刊數據庫 (Han Tang Modern Publications)
Includes 香港<遐邇貫珍>、北京<順天時報>、天津<大公報><益世報><北洋畫報>,上海 <上海新報> and <申報>.
·     Trial expires: April 30, 2016

·     Trial expires: April 30, 2016
Zhongguo jin dai bao kan zi liao ku 中國近代報刊 資料庫 (Database of Modern Chinese Newspapers Series). Database includes 申報, 中央日報,台灣民報系列,台灣日日新報, 台灣時報,大公報
·    Trial expires: April 30, 2016
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