The China Collection added two new Chinese databases to its collection, the Scripta Sinica and Grand Secretariat Archives.
Scripta Sinica Database（Han ji dian zi wen xian zi liao ku 漢籍電子文獻資料庫）
Scripta Sinica Database is a compilation of more than 500 titles and 350,000,000 characters of materials pertaining to the traditional Chinese classics, especially those related to Chinese history, including “Veritable Records of the Ming Dynasty” (Ming shi lu) and “Veritable Records of the Qing Dynasty” (Qing shi lu). The database is developed by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China.
NOTE: UHM users should login from the right box.
Grand Secretariat Archives Database (Nei ge da ku dang an 内閣大庫檔案)
The Grand Secretariat Archives refers to the documents originally collected by the Grand Secretariat of the Qing dynasty. It allows keyword searching (responsible official, title, matter, document number) and full text images of 310,000 documents dated from the Ming dynasty to the late Qing dynasty. This database is developed by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China.
NOTE: This database is only available via password access. Please contact Kuang-tien (K.T.) Yao, China Specialist Librarian, for access details.
In addition to the above mentioned new databases, we also have other electronic resources. All following databases are licensed for UHM use only.
China academic journals (use simplified Chinese to search)
Gu jin tu shu ji cheng 古今圖書集成 (use traditional Chinese to search)
Chinamaxx Digital Libraries for Chinese E-Books