Selected Open Access Resources for Chinese Studies

Resources Compiled by Ye (Dianna) Xu and Susan Xue, May 2014
Webpage created by Liangyu Fu

|| Open Access Journals || Open Access Books and Texts || Institutional Depository || Other Types of OA Materials ||

 Open Access Journals

  • 国家哲学社会科学学术期刊数据库National Social Sciences Database   

This database was developed by the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Sciences. It contains nearly 500 titles of academic journals, including 57 titles published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. These 57 journals (see here for a complete list) can be accessed only from this database starting from 2013.

Hans focuses on Open Access publishing, including 160 journals titles. All articles are also available free of charge from

It is an OA journal site containing 42 journal titles in sciences and social sciences.

Created by the Dahan Institute of Technology, this OA database contains 60 journals, newsletters and weekly publications.

Created by the National Science and Technology Digital Library, this OA database is the largest and major platform for publishing OA articles.

This Directory includes 2,345 OA journals - 102 in Chinese and 2,243 in other foreign languages.

Developed by the National Library of China, it has collection of links to OA journals and publications.

 Open Access Books and Texts


 Institutional Depository

 Other Types of OA Materials