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NEW Chinese trial database: Database of Biographical Materials of Ch'ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets and Drafts from the Archives of the Ch'ing Historiography Institute (大清國史人物列傳及史館檔傳包傳稿資料庫)

The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that a new Chinese database, Database of Biographical Materials of Ch'ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets and Drafts from the Archives of the Ch'ing Historiography Institute 大清國史人物列傳及史館檔傳包傳稿資料庫 is available for trial now through November 24, 2013.

About the Database of Biographical Materials of Ch'ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets and Drafts from the Archives of the Ch'ing Historiography Institute:

Database of Biographical Materials of Ch'ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets and Drafts from the Archives of the Ch'ing Historiography Institute 大清國史人物列傳及史館檔傳包傳稿資料庫, created by the National Palace Museum in Taipei, contains massive information on Ch'ing historical figures, including 3,536 Packets of Biographical Materials and 8,384 Draft Biographies, and 1,270 volumes of Ch'ing Historical Figures, Jing version, a total of over 15,000 valuable pieces of information on important historical figures from Ch'ing.

Access information:

To access the trial database, please go to the following URL: http://npmhost.npm.gov.tw/tts/npmmeta/DQ/DQ.html. When you get to the database homepage, please input additional log-in information as follows:

群組 Group ID: FT2013
帳號 ID: yale1310
密碼 PW: yaletrial

Please note that access to the trial Database of Biographical Materials of Ch'ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets and Drafts from the Archives of the Ch'ing Historiography Institute is only available from computers on the Yale campus or with off-campus access (http://www.library.yale.edu/about/offcampus.html).

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 Michael Meng (michael.meng@yale.edu).