China Doctoral Dissertations/Master’s Theses full-text database (CDMD) provides an unparalleled look into the academic research of China’s most prestigious institutions. Offered via the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) platform, CDMD is the most comprehensive, highest quality database of dissertations and theses from China, representing nearly 500 PhD-granting institutions and over 775 masters-granting institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Agriculture, among others.
CDMD contains nearly 450,000 doctoral dissertations and over 4.4 million master’s theses on a wide range of topics, including basic science, engineering and technology, agriculture, medicine, philosophy, and humanities and social sciences. Users can browse by subject or degree grantor, or search multiple fields in quick, basic, professional, fund or sentence search modes. CNKI’s Knowledge Network Node, literature analysis and citation analysis tools offer extended information and discovery of related content.
CDMD contains nearly 450,000 doctoral dissertations from 497 PhD-granting institutions and over 4.4 million master’s theses from 778 masters-granting institutions since 1984.
CDMD covers all areas of research and is organized into 10 subject series:
Science and Technology Titles
Social Science and Humanities Titles
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 tens of millions of 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.