Online Content: East Asian Countries

NEW! China Comprehensive Gazetteers

The China Comprehensive Gazetteers (CCG) provides unprecedented access to historically significant content and robust capabilities for research and teaching. The CCG online database is the single largest and most authoritative assembly of unique primary sources on Chinese history. CCG offers an unparalleled look at China through a comprehensive collection of more than 6,500 titles spanning all of China’s regions and covering vast historical periods, from the Northern Sung Dynasty up to the establishment of the People’s Republic of China.

United Digital Publications Co., Ltd. (formerly Greatman)

Formerly known as Greatman Knowledge Management Group, United Digital Publications of Taiwan has been producing databases since 1997. Current offerings address the classics of Chinese culture, as well as resources specific to Taiwanese culture and history. Download the product information on these resources:

NEW! Transmission Books & Microinfo Co., Ltd. (TBMC)

East View and TBMC announce their new partnership to provide Chinese language databases from Taiwan to Asian Studies researchers. TBMC offers deep newspaper and journal archives. Some of those collections are summarized below:

The Japan Times Digital Archive

The Japan Times, an English-language newspaper published in Japan since 1897. At it's launch, The Japan Times was founded to give the Japanese people the opportunity to read and discuss current events in English, leading Japan to participate more fully in the international community.

China Economy, Public Policy, and Security Database

Exclusive contemporary research & analysis by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Pishu (皮书) (literally, ‘cover-books’) are high-value analytical reports, representing the best of contemporary Chinese scholarship in the social sciences from cultural to economic development. Published by the prestigious Social Sciences Academic Press (SSAP), a branch of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, pishu contain comprehensive, hard-hitting analysis on issues important in China today, setting the tone for how China approaches issues or development.

Cambridge Archive Editions Online - The East & South East Asia Collection

The East and South East Asia collection covers the geographic areas of Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and, under the title Straits Settlements, Penang, Singapore, Malacca and Labuan. These titles deliver insight with historic political and economic reports and a sound basis for research of East and South-East Asia.

Jiefangjun Bao (PLA Daily / 解放军报)

People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily is the official newspaper of the military of the People’s Republic of China. The publication was established on January 1, 1956 and acts as the authoritative media of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to release military news and comprehensive military-related information. East View offers the entire run of PLA Daily on East View's Universal Database™ platform. Download the information on this resource:

The China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)

CNKI is the world’s most comprehensive online resource for accessing China’s intellectual output. This powerful platform is the product of Tongfang Knowledge Network, Beijing, and encompasses academic journals, dissertations, conference papers, news, and many other resources that put the knowledge of China in the sciences and humanities at your fingertips. With more than 25,000,000 articles and growing every day, CNKI is a foundation for any serious research on China. CNKI is hosted in the United States by East View and updated daily. Download the information on these resources:

The Eastern Miscellany

One of the most significant publications of the Chinese intelligentsia in the first half of the twentieth century is now available in the online database: The Eastern Miscellany (東方雜誌 [Dōngfāng zázhì]). Superbly presented in full-text and full-image formats with rich indexing, The Eastern Miscellany database is the complete online archive, covering 1904–1948, now available through East View.

Green Apple

A major producer of digital products, Green Apple has produced a rich collection of historical content. With their full-text and full-image databases, these collections are 100% full-text searchable. With intuitive search functionality, each of these collections are on platforms that are user-friendly and quickly return search results.

Mainichi Shimbun Online Database “Maisaku”

The Mainichi Shimbun (“Daily News”) is the oldest existing Japanese daily newspaper with a history spanning over 140 years. It continues to be one of the most important daily newspapers in Japan today. Get online access to the archive and current year.


Apabi offers E-Books, Chinese Fine Arts, and Newspaper Databases and are produced by Beijing’s Founder Apabi. The e-books database is recognized as the preeminent source of electronic books from China with nearly a half a million full-image/full-text electronic book titles. The Chinese Fine Arts Databases bring over 35,000 artworks and 18,000 examples of calligraphy, with more new works added constantly, to your library’s online collection. The Apabi’s full-image/full-text newspaper database is an unparalleled resource, covering more than 80% of newspapers published in China. Full content, including color images, and fully current. Download the product information on these resources:


Chinalawinfo is an up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive database of Chinese laws and regulations in Chinese. Access Laws & Regulations, Judicial Cases, Tax Treaties, WTO & China, Gazettes, and Journals online with ease. The English version,, contains authoritative translations of important legal content relevant to English speakers interested in Chinese law. Download the product information on these resources:

Siku Quanshu

East View offers the Siku Quanshu Electronic Version 3.0 (Wenyuange Edition) for the first time online. Undisputed as the single largest compendium of literary works in the world, Siku Quanshu opens the door to five thousand years of Chinese civilization including history, geography, politics, economics, science, technology, philosophy, the arts and so much more. Download the product information on these resources.

MARC records are now available. Contact for details


Like EDGAR products for US public corporations, AsiaOne aggregates filings and other financial data from companies in China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan into a multi-lingual user-friendly platform. Download the product information on this resource:

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