China Monographic Series Full-Text Database (CMSD)

A collection of irregularly published literature from China

This is the first online resource of important Chinese academic literature published irregularly and assigned ISBNs. In the gray area between journals and book- or reference-like resources, these database resources contain high-quality, peer-reviewed research. Offered via the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) platform, these series are in volumes and are organized by year, issue, and other bibliographic information. Dating back to 1979, these resources cover more than 270 subjects and include more than 98,000 references.

Monographic Series

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1979-present
  • Language: Chinese with English interface
  • Number of Titles: over 700
  • Format: Full text
  • Producer: Tongfang Knowledge Network Ltd.
  • Platform: CNKI (TKN)

About CMSD

Publications in CMSD are categorized and subscriptions are available according to the standard CNKI subject series:

Science and Technology Titles

  • Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics (Series A)
  • Chemistry/Metallurgy (Series B)
  • Industrial Technology/Engineering (Series C)
  • Agriculture (Series D)
  • Medicine/Health (Series E)
  • Electronics/Information Science (Series I)

Social Science and Humanities Titles

  • Literature/History/Philosophy (Series F)
  • Politics/Military Affairs/Law (Series G)
  • Education/Social Sciences (Series H)
  • Economics/Management (Series J)

Users can search multiple fields, including subject, title, keywords, abstract, author, first author, institution, journal title, reference, full text, year, issue, fund, China Library Classification (CLC) code, ISSN and CN.

About 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 million 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.

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