China Doctoral/Master Dissertations Full-Text Database (CDMD)

The most comprehensive database of dissertations from China

For academic research at the highest level, the China Doctoral/Master Dissertations Full-text Database (CDMD) provides an unparalleled look into the work of China’s most prestigious institutions. Offered via the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) platform, this is the most comprehensive, highest quality database of dissertations and theses from China, representing more than 300 doctoral training institutions.

China Dissertations

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1984-present
  • Language: Chinese with English interface
  • Frequency: Regular updates
  • Format: Full text
  • Producer: Tongfang Knowledge Network Ltd.
  • Platform: CNKI (TKN)

About CDMD

CDMD is organized into 10 subject series and contains over 370,000 doctoral dissertations and over 3.65 million master theses and growing. Users can search multiple fields, with all terms interlinked and deep linked to other resources. Navigation by title browsing and entry search, with basic, advanced, cross-database and cross-title search modes facilitating precise searches.

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)
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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