National Social Sciences Database (China)

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A resource hosted at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the National Social Sciences Database (China) provides full-text access to about 10 million articles from over 2,000 Chinese journals in social sciences and humanities. The majority of the articles are in the fields of Economics and Management, Politics and Law, Sociology, Philosophy and Religion, Languages and Literatures, Art, and History, but the database also includes articles on the topics in Health Sciences, Agriculture, Environmental Science, and other Science and Technology fields. This resource complements the humanities series of China Academic Journals database.


User’s Manual (in Chinese)

For help using these indexes see: How do I find an article on my topic?

Dates covered

1921-present, with most of the articles from 1978 onward. 

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Type of coverage

Full-text journal articles.

Producer/content provider

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Core Subject(s)