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Chinese Language (中文)

Chinese Language Subject Support (中文科目支持)
This page is about the information available in library to support Chinese Language and Literature resources available in the library. The resources are based on the faculty recommendations and availabilityof the resources. For more details feel free to to contact library staff or write us at
Multimedia Resources

Database for Buddhist cave temples; Dunhuang Mogao, Bezeklik, Kizil Caves. Unavailable for download.

Database containing works of contemporary artists in Taiwan. Unavailable for download.

Database of digitized manuscripts of contemporary celebrities and authorities.

Archive of digitized photographs, negatives, postcards, rare books, and slides related to East Asia. 

CR/10 (Cultural Revolution: 10) is an experimental oral history project. It aims to neutrally collect ordinary people’s authentic memories and impressions of China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

The Memory Project Oral History collection comprises digital video recordings and written supporting documentation of interviews spanning 2009 to 2016. Memory Project interviews were conducted with Chinese people about mid-20th century rural life, primarily experiences during the Great Famine (1958-1961), but also the Land Reform and Collectivization (1949-1953), the Great Leap Forward (1958-1960), the Four Cleanups Movement (1964), and the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). 

Open Access Journals
Chinese Newspapers

Collection of digitized maps from as early as 1199 to present days. 

Database focus on a special type of newspaper known as the 小報 xiaobao (entertainment newspaper).

Collection of major national decrees & regulations. Unavailable for download.

Database of digitized documents on the spatial history of advertising in modern Shanghai (1905-1949). Unavailable for download.

The collection comprising 22 newspapers published in Beijing, Chongqing, Hankou, Jiaodong (Shandong), Shanghai and Guangzhou between 1911 and 1949. It provides researchers a richly comprehensive perspective on Chinese life, culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic. Database is searchable in both Simplified and Traditional Chinese.

Rare Books and Manuscripts

Digital archive of books, rare books, images, and series on Silk Road,

Digital archives of women's writing produced during the Ming-Qing dynasties.

Digital collection of Chinese rare books.

Digital collection that documents the activity of Oberlinians in Asia from the 1880s to the 1950s

Digital archives of Chinese Buddhist Temple Gazetteers.

Digital archives of the Buddhist Tripitaka.

Digital archives of the Daizōkyō.

Digital collection of oracles, bronze inscriptions, and bamboo scripts from the Yin Zhou to the Warring State Epoch.

Records consist of administrative materials, including newsletters, annual reports, minutes from meetings, memoranda, funding and grant proposals, and a correspondence file, and research materials, including photographs and audio-visual recordings relating to the Council's traveling exhibit and presentation, North Carolina's China Connections, 1840-1949. 

Author: 忽思慧; Dynasty: Yuan 

Thesis and Dissertations
  • Dissertation Reviews (ENG) - A collection of reviews on databases and resources for a variety of studies. Unavailable for downloads.
  • Open Access Theses and Dissertation (OATD) (ENG) - aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
  • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) (ENG) - An international organization supporting the Open Access movement dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)