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China Studies: CAJ User Guide

Research guide on China and Chinese language studies resources.

What's in this Guide

This guide is intended as an additional resource for students and other UW library patrons who want to use the China Academic Journals database (中国学术期刊数据库).  

Below are instructions for two search options:

  • Quick Search: This is the simplest option. However, it has fewer opportunities for refining results.
  • Advanced SearchA more complex option that allows users to refine results from the outset. 

Option 1: Quick Search

To use Quick Search, simply enter a search term.

Option 2: Advanced Search

To use Advanced Search, click Advanced Search

From dropdown menu:

  • Subject: Searches by general subject category.
  • Title: Searches for articles with searched term in title.
  • Keywords: Searches for matches with keywords that have been chosen by author of article.
  • Abstract: Searches for matches with terms used in the abstract.
  • Full-text: Searches entire article for search term entered.
  • Reference: Searches citations for keyword entered.
  • Source Type: the “core journals” is the one that is most appropriate for humanities and social science students. Selecting SCI Source Journals, EI Source Journals, PKU Core Journals, CSSCI, CSCD will limit search results to higher quality sources.