The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that two NEW Chinese language resources, Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books 中國基本古籍庫 and Airiti Library 華藝線上圖書館, are now available to the Yale community. They have been added to the Library’s Orbis online catalog, Summon database list, and Chinese Studies subject guide.
Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books (Zhongguo ji ben gu ji ku, 中國基本古籍庫) collects approximately 10,000 titles of most important classical Chinese works in various subjects covering the period from Pre-Qin to the Republic of China. Each title is provided with a digital full-text and at least one version of rare edition. The database incorporates more than 170,000 volumes and 12,500 various rare editions.
Airiti Library (Hua yi xian shang tu shu guan華藝線上圖書館) consists of two series, Chinese Electronic Periodical Services (CEPS) 中文電子期刊資料庫暨平台服務 which include major academic journals from Taiwan and few selected journals from China, and Chinese Electronic Theses and Dissertations Services (CETD) 中文碩博士論文資料庫暨平台服務 which include full-text or citation of these and dissertations from major academic institutions in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the databases. You are also welcome to schedule an individual session to learn more about any Chinese online resources.