Frequently Asked Questions and User Guides

East View Universal Databases

East View Universal Database Digital Archive Collections

  • Which version of Adobe Acrobat should I use? East View Digital Archive collections require Adobe Acrobat 8.0 or higher.
  • What are your recommendations for Macintosh users access East View’s “Digital Archives”? East View recommends that Macintosh users access East View “Digital Archive” platform with the Safari browser (version 5.0 or higher). To use the Search feature within in PDF documents, Macintosh users will experience best results by opening files in a new window. Macintosh users who are using the Mozilla Firefox browser should use versions 3.0 - 3.6 with the PDF Plugin add-on, which can be downloaded here. (However, please note that the PDF Plugin for Macintosh is not supported in Firefox versions higher than 3.6). Macintosh users are not advised to use the Google Chrome browser for this product, as the search function within PDF documents is not available for the Macintosh.

Cambridge Archive Editions

LandScan Global Population Database

China National Knowledge Infrastructure

China Comprehensive Gazetteers


Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition) Online

  • For the application to download the browser (client program), Client Program Installation Guide (PDF), and Client Program User Manual (PDF), click here

Shen Bao Digital Archive from Green Apple Data Center

Apabi eBooks, Fine Arts, and Newspapers