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NPM Palace Memorial and Grand Council Archives (on trial)

The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that a new database, National Palace Museum Palace Memorial and Grand Council Archives清代宮中檔奏摺及軍機處檔摺件全文影像資料庫, is available for trial now through Oct.30, 2009.

About the National Palace Museum Palace Memorial and Grand Council Archives:

The National Palace Museum Palace Memorial and Grand Council Archives provides metadata searching and full image reproductions of Qing dynasty archival materials held at the National Palace Museum in Taipei. Searchable fields include the document number 文獻編號, document date 具奏日期, author 具奏人, official position 官職, topic 事由, keyword 關鍵詞, date of response 硃批日期, and response 硃批. Content from the Qianlong 乾隆 reign is still being entered. To view the original images, please install a special application from this URL: http://npmhost.npm.gov.tw/tts/npmmeta/tifsetupeng.exe. IE recommended.

Access information:

The National Palace Museum Palace Memorial and Grand Council Archives is available at http://npmhost.npm.gov.tw/tts/npmmeta/GC/indexcg.html for the trial. You need to use the following log-on info to get into the database:
• 群組 (Group): ft2009
• 帳號 (ID): Yale2009
• 密碼 (password): Yale20090928

Please note that the trial is IP restricted and only available to all computers in the Yale network.

We would like to hear any feedback or comments on this new trial database from you. If you like to schedule a one-on-one session with us to learn more about the database, please feel free to do so. For more information, please contact Tang Li (tang.li@yale.edu).