Republic of China (1911-49): retrieving the past

Wu Peijuan
September 2009
Indexer;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p111
Academic Journal
The article discusses the collection of journals and other documents that are held at the Shanghai Library and that date from the Republic of China (1911-1949) period in Chinese history. It is noted that Western influence on Chinese academics increased during this period. The popularity of research on this period in history is discussed as are the variety of materials that are available at the library including the Republic of China Journal Title Database. The classification and indexing system that is used within the database are discussed as are how to use it to search and retrieve information.


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