Cambridge Electronic Journals Complete Archive (Authorized by the National Library of China)
In 2012, the National Library of China introduced Electronic Journals Complete Archive 2011 of Cambridge University Press (CUP) through state authorization. Since October 10, non-profit academic institutions in China Mainland are all capable of visiting the complete digital archive through the Cambridge Journals Online platform of CUP.
The library has already applied to the National Library of China for the use of the database. From now on, readers are able to use the database on the reader-used computers in Suzhou Library and its branches.
Brief introduction to Electronic Journals Complete Archive of Cambridge University Press (CUP):
CUP is a non-profit publishing agency, dedicated to promoting progress of knowledge, learning, education and research with a long history of 478 years. The academic periodicals published by CUP cover various sectors, including humanities, social science and natural science, who is especially good at the fields such as maths, physics, material science, environmental science and resource protection, agronomy and bio-science, history, area research, economics, language and linguistics, politics and international relation and laws.
CUP digitizes all Cambridge’s previous journals that are accessible, tracking to the first issue of the first volume, thus giving birth to the Journals Complete Archive of CUP featuring excellent quality, convenient search and abundant content. The Archive 2011 includes 207 splendid academic periodicals and the retrospective time ranges from 1770 to around 1996, with a total of 4.50 million pages. Among them, corresponding current issues of 158 journals were included by SCI/SSCI/AHCI (JCR2011), with the ratio standing up to 76.3%. Humanities and social sciences accounts for about 56.5% and natural science 43.5%.
In Cambridge’s Archive, there are 131 kinds of social science journals and 76 types of natural science ones, most of which are the subjects with a long half-life, with high value of backtracking. The humanities and social sciences stand out, which is widely recognized by the academia and libraries in the world.