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The History of US-China Relations: Research Website

Research Website for History 330: A History of U.S.-China Relations Since 1784

General Links

Swem Library Homepage

Homepage for the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary. Links to databases, electronic journals, and search engines.

Encyclopedias

Columbia Encyclopedia

Complete sixth edition of the Columbia Encyclopedia, including searchable Dictionary, Thesaurus, Quotations, Fiction and Nonfiction.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Search Encyclopedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus. Includes Video Collection, Timelines, World Data Analyst, World Atlas, and Notable Quotations.

Dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary

Link to the Oxford English dictionary.

Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary

Searchable dictionary, Visual Dictionary, Britannica Online Encyclopedia, Thesaurus, and other resources.

Journal Articles

Periodicals Index Online

Database of millions of articles spanning 300 years. Available in several languages.

JSTOR

Click on the first link to log in. Archive of searchable scholarly articles, available in several languages.

Project Muse

Full text articles from leading scholarly journals, universities, and experts.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Click on the first link to log in. Searchable major U.S. and world publications, T.V. and radio broadcast transcripts, and Web publications.

Book Reviews

Global Books in Print with Reviews

Contains information on books, audio books, and videos. Includes important bibliographic information.

Infotrac Onefile

Contains many searchable databases, including Gale Virtual Reference Library, Modern Language Association International Bibliography, Literature Resource Center, and more.

Annual Reviews Online

Click on the first link to log in. Searchable database of scientific articles.

Books, Videos and Other Media

LION

Click on the first link to sign in to Swem's online searchable catalogue.

WorldCat

Global database of books, DVDs, CDs, and articles.

Library of Congress

Link to the Library of Congress, with access to digital collections, exhibit information, library catalogues, and more.

University of Virginia Library

Link to the Library of the University of Virginia.

Photographs

Google Images

"The most comprehensive image search on the web." Includes the newly digitized LIFE photo archive and advanced search options.

PicSearch

Online searchable photograph database. More than 3 billion pictures.

Newspapers

Factiva

Click on the first link to log in. Searchable news from Dow Jones Financial Information Services.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Click on the first link to log in. Searchable major U.S. and world publications, radio and TV broadcast transcripts, and Web publications.

New York Times

American daily newspaper online, searchable and with searchable video reports.

China Daily

Chinese newspaper online. Searchable articles.

PhD Dissertations

Dissertations Abstracts

Searchable database of published dissertations and theses.

World Almanac, Facts on File

World Almanac

Searchable archive of World Almanacs.

World News Digest

Database of news worldwide, from many reputable news sources (newspapers, journals, and more).

Search Engines

Google

Link to multimedia search engine.

Yahoo!

Link to multimedia search engine.

Live Search

Link to multimedia search engine.

Surfwax

Link to multimedia search engine.

Dogpile

Link to multimedia search engine.

U.S.-China Relations

Primary Sources from the Library of Congress

American Missionaries in China

Created by Jessica Hannah. Revised  4-20-2009.