1、本网站启用新域名：modernchina.org ，原域名：china1840-1949.com 继续有效，搜索引擎优化地址以新域名为准，原域名链接地址将逐渐失效。
7、欢迎学界同仁发布学术信息。为保证学术作品的完整性和规范性，建议使用 word 文档格式，注释放在文末，图片和表格插入正文，已刊作品须注明刊发来源。
A Note on the New Edition of Modern China Network （2019）
Modern China Network is a professional website which aims at the dissemination of scholarly information concerning the studies of modern Chinese history for the public benefits. In order to meet the needs of academic research and to follow the new trends of technological developments， on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of this website （1999-2019）， we have updated the column settings and upgraded the technical system in a comprehensively manner. The instructions for the new edition are as follows:
1．The new domain name of the website is modernchina.org which replaces the old name of china1840-1949.com. However， the used domain name will remain valid for the time being. The search engine has optimized the new website， while the former link of the old name will ultimately become invalid.
2．This website follows the rules of The Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China and The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 China Mainland License Agreement. It provides network information and offers related services for the copyright owners’ academic works in order to enhance their academic and social influence.
3．This website mainly posts the relevant theories， methodologies， critical commentaries， scholarly reviews， new book information， and other academic works in order to disseminate information concerning the main trends of the study of modern Chinese history. Other related academic information and relevant literature will also be included for the purpose of promoting historical research， scholarly exchanges， and popularization of historical knowledge.
4．The opinions of all articles or works published on this website do not represent the position of the website. If any works are suspected for violating laws， infringing academic ethics， and breaching network rules， this website reserves its rights of deleting them without obtaining the agreements of the copyright owners.
5．The users of this website are permitted to copy or download the published resources for the purpose of academic research. However， in case of using the related information of this website for its dissemination via other media or channels， the users should acknowledge its origin by offering the following citation: “Originated in Modern China Network （modernchina.org）.”
6．A portion of the information on this website is unilaterally selected from relevant academic websites or publications. If there are any copyright issues， the copyright owner or publisher should consult and handle it. Timely feedback and corrections are warmly welcome， if incomplete information or language errors are found.
7．Colleagues in the academia are welcome to publish their academic works on this website. In order to ensure the integrity and standardization of academic works， it is suggested that the WORD document be used. Notes should be put at the end of the text， while pictures and tables should be inserted into the text. The information of a published work cited inside the works should be acknowledged in a full citation.
8．Professional scholars are welcome to establish their own homepages at our website. The relevant information may include the followings: personal resume， bibliography of publications， teaching curriculum， current scholarly projects， academic exchanges， communication method， and other related information. A high-pixel portrait photo of each scholar is welcome.
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Modern China Networks
January 1， 2019