Temporary access: East View ebooks / Late Qing and Republican Era Chinese Periodicals and Newspapers database

Colleagues in other Bodleian Libraries have been busy setting up trials or temporary access to resources which will be of interest to historians working on modern Slavonic, Jewish history and Chinese history. As ever Oxford scholars need to use their SSO to gain remote access.

East View e-book collection (trial until 31 May 2020)

This resource gives you access to the East View Essential Classics Collection, the Dostoevsky Research series: Dostoevskii materialy i issledovaniia as well as East View’s Slavonic and Judaica collection. In addition it offers, reference works including encyclopedias and atlases as well as e-books from a wide range of different subject areas including linguistics, philosophy science, social science, history, business, economics.

It also includes biographical works. Some of the e-books in the collection are in Russian and others are in English.

Please send feedback to Nick Hearn.

Late Qing and Republican Era Chinese Periodicals and Newspapers database (until 28 July 2020)

The database offers full-text access to Chinese periodical publications (academic, popular, literary, professional) from 1832-1949 covering a whole range of subjects including politics, history, law, language and literature, humanities and social sciences.

In addition to Chinese periodicals, the database offers access to archives of several major newspaper titles published in English in China before 1949, including North China Herald and the China Press, among many others.

Please send feedback to Mamtimyn Sunuodula.

Aschkenas: Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden – now available online from v.5, 1995

We start the new month with the news that AschkenasZeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden [ISSN 1016-4987], an important German journal on Jewish history and culture, is now available electronically from vol. 5 (1995) via SOLO and OU eJournals.

Aschkenas - cover“Aschkenas concentrates on the history and culture of the Ashkenazic Jews (those living in Central and Western Europe as well as North Italy), from the time when Ashkenazic Jewish culture was gradually forming in late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages up to the emancipation of the Jews in the 19th century. It also includes articles dealing with issues outside this period of time and geographical area. Aschkenas publishes essays, source editions, literature and research reports as well as reviews of current new publications.” De Gruyter website, http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/asch, accessed 3 May 2016.

You can set up electronic Table of Content (eToC) and New Article alerts. The articles are indexed in a number of online subscription databases, including Historical Abstracts and the MLA Bibliography.

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