Digital Resources for Chinese Studies

11. New / Trial Databases

The following databases are new to Harvard or are currently on trial. Please send comments and questions to Xiao-he Ma.

Apabi China Reference Book Resources Full-text Database Full View/Short View

On trial
Apabi China Reference Book Resources Full-text Database currently includes more than 500 important Chinese reference book titles and is expected to reach over 2000 titles soon. Titles include character and word dictionaries (e.g. Hanyu da cidian 汉语大词典), encyclopedias (e.g. Zhongguo da baike quanshu) 中国大百科全书), catalogues, indices, manuals, and other categories. Users have the option to establish an individual account and save particular reference works for easy consultation.

Please contact Xiao-he Ma, the head of the Harvard-Yenching Chinese collection, with questions or comments.



Sibu congkan and Sibu beiyao 四部叢刊、四部備要 Full View/Short View

This full-text searchable database collects 504 titles, 3134 volumes of Si bu cong kan, 365 titles, 18440 volumes of Si bu bei yao with original text image.  All these titles are arranged by Chinese traditional classification system: Classics, History, Philosophy and Literary Anthologies and Collected Works.   Texts may be searched in a variety of ways or browsed.

Please contact Xiao-he Ma, the head of the Harvard-Yenching Chinese collection, with questions or comments.


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