China Proceedings of Conferences Database (CPCD)

A comprehensive picture of academic discussion in China’s premier institutions

The China Proceedings of Conferences Database (CPCD) delivers information from meetings of academic institutions, industrial organizations, governmental agencies and international bodies. Offered via the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) platform, CPCD offers insight into academic discourse from the People’s Republic of China.

Conference Proceedings

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1953-present
  • Language: Chinese with English interface
  • Frequency: Continuous updates; approx. 100,000 new proceedings annually
  • Format: Full text
  • Producer: Tongfang Knowledge Network Ltd.
  • Platform: CNKI (TKN)

About CPCD

CPCD is organized into 10 subject series and contains over 3.1 million proceedings and growing. Users can search multiple fields, including subject, title, keywords, abstract, author, institution, source title, conference name, first author, full text, reference, fund, conference sponsor, organization, chief editor, editor, publisher, location, year, China Library Classification (CLC) code, ISSN, CN and ISBN.

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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