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History 386: Modern China: Newspapers

Prof. Mortensen, Fall 2019

Chinese news sources

English-language newspapers published in Shanghai on microfilm

Current Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Finding Historical Chinese Newspapers

If you aren't finding materials doing keyword searches in our databases and you have a specific date/ event you're hoping to find newspaper articles about, do the following:

1) Go to the International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON) and search for a "newspaper of record" or an important newspaper during that time/ in that place

- Go to the advanced search

- Search for China or a specific city (i.e. Shanghai)

- Limit to the year(s) you're interested in

2) Once you receive title(s) for that place/time, interlibrary loan the newspaper you need

**note: please include the date that you need. These will usually arrive in microfilm and it will take a lot of time to go through an entire week, let alone an entire year

**note: remember that these news sources will be in Chinese 

How to Ask a Librarian

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Call: 704-894-2331

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