ProQuest Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post (SCMP)

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PolyU students and staff:  Online Access through SSO login
Other users:  Online Access 

Off-campus Access Rights: A - PolyU Staff/Students/other eligible Library Card holders
Coverage: 1903- 2001
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This database offers full-text and full-image articles of South China Morning Post from 1903 to 2001. It provides over 20 different article types, including news, editorials and advertisements. 

  • The latest 20 years of SCMP (starting from 1 Aug 2018) is available here.
  • Factiva covers South China Morning Post from 31 March 1984 to present (Same day as publication date)

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