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LTEA 120A Chinese Films: New Chinese-Language Documentaries – Aesthetics, Politics and Ethics: Finding Books

Finding Books (including eBooks)

1. Start with Roger, the UC San Diego Library catalog.

     Title Search (some examples)

Title Catalog
The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record/ Berry, Chris, Lu Xinyu, and Lisa Rofel, eds. In Roger, both print and e-book
New Chinese-Language Documentaries: Ethics, Subject and Place/ Chiu, Kuei-fen, and Yingjin Zhang. In Roger, print

When you see Go to Electronic Version in the record, it means it's an eBook.



2. If you don't have an author or title, start with a keyword searchWhen you discover useful resources from a keyword search take a look at the subject headings in the catalog record. Those subject headings are hyperlinked and will take you to related materials.

Sample subject headings: 

  • Documentary films -- China -- History and criticism
  • Documentary films -- China -- History -- 21st century 
  • Documentary films -- Taiwan -- History -- 21st century 
  • Independent films -- China 
  • Digital cinematography -- China


E-Books in Chinese Language

Ariti E-Books (Taiwan) 华艺中文电子书 (台湾)  

It provides access to Chinese ebooks primarily published in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. It covers subjects such as philosophy, religion, natural sciences, applied science, social sciences, history, geography, language and linguistics, and literature and arts.

China Digital Library (Apabi E-books) 中华电子书苑

Chinamaxx Digital Libraries 中文电子书集献

Also known as Chinamaxx Digital Library of Chinese E-Books, and SuperStar Digital Libraries

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