East Asia library has acquired the Chinese periodical full text database (1911-1949) 《民国时期期刊全文数据库》.This database is produced by Shanghai Library (SHL) and contains about 20,000 titles of Chinese periodicals published in the period of 1911 to 1949. The source of the database is Shanghai Library’s superb collection—the best in China—of the journals in the Republican period. It contains journals concerned by every discipline/subject existing at the time. The database is a full image database with good indexes (not a full-text database though it uses “全文数据库” in its name).
Co-sponsored by the East Asia Library and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Dr. Eugene Wu, Librarian Emeritus, Harvard-Yenching Library, will talk on the early history of the Chinese collection at the Hoover Institution, now the East Asia Library of Stanford University.
January 30 (Wednesday) 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: 521 Memorial Way, Knight Building, Room 201
A selection of images from the Anderson photograph collection of the YWCA in China, 1920s-1940s, held by the Special Collection of the Stanford East Asia Library, has been digitized and is now available online.
The East Asia Library has received a donation of more than 40 local gazetteers from the Sichuan Provincial Local Gazetteer Commission 四川省地方志编纂委员会. These contemporary local gazetteers cover a variety of subject areas from politics, economics, education, finance, commerce, industries to geography, media, publishing and earthquakes, etc. They are useful resources for studies of contemporary Sichuan.
This new version offers a state-of-the-art discovery system with simplified searching and facet-based browsing. Refinements based upon such categories as Author, Subject, Country/Region, Journal, Publication date, or Type of publication are provided through facets, and can be easily combined; the number of entries in each category is provided. A new category, Language, has been added.
Starting with September 2011, EAL librarians will hold a one hour regular monthly library class at noon on the first Friday of each month throughout the fall quarter. The focus will be on the Chinese resources. The topics vary for each session, including how to use online catalog for finding Chinese resources, Chinese databases, special collections, or the topics users suggested. Everyone is welcomed. Please send your suggestions or comments to Zhaohui Xue. Thanks.
Workshop on statistics, Census Data and GIS for Chinese Studies
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Thursday, March 19, 2009
Place: Information Center classroom, Green Library
1:00-1:15 An Overview of Digital Data Resources for Chinese Studies in East Asia Library
Zhaohui Xue, Chinese studies librarian, EAL
1:15-2:30 The Development and Application of China Data: Information, Technology and Methodology
Date: 12 - 1, Thursday, Oct. 23rd, 2008
Place: East Asia Library Reading Room
Do you want to learn how to search for Chinese records in Socrates? Having trouble finding Chinese journal articles? Want to learn how to find Chinese e-books and other e-resources in the East Asia Library? If so, then you are welcome to the library instruction on Chinese electronic resources: humanities focus.
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce that we have now online access to the Chinese Cultural Revolution Database. This database is the first and the largest online database for study of the Cultural Revolution with:
- Original documents including CCP notices, instructions, proclamations, speeches and major media commentaries with detailed citations;
- First hand sources to tally 35,000,000 words with nearly 20% increasing and collating compared with its CD-ROM edition in 2002;