Chinese Classics Online

  • The Basic Collection of Chinese Ancient Texts 中國基本古籍庫
    contains 10,000 titles, 170,000 volumes of ancient Chinese books on a wide variety of subjects, which covers periods from 11 century BCE to the early 20th century.
  • The Collection of Chinese Local Gazetteers
    The database includes about 4,000 pre-modern gazetteers at current stage. It may expand to cover as many as 10,000 titles eventually
  • Si ku quan shu 四庫全書 How to use
    Si ku quan shu was compiled between 1773 and 1782 under the edict of Emperor Qianlong 乾隆. It is the most comprehensive collection of Chinese scholarship up to the 18th century. Full text articles and works are available both in their original image and digitized text format.
  • CHANT - CHinese ANcient Texts 漢達文庫 
    CHANT provides access to transmitted texts and excavated texts from ancient China (antiquity to late 6th century). Essential Chinese classics are also available. The excavated texts consist of oracle bone inscriptions from the Shang Dynasty as well as bamboo and silk manuscripts from the Han Dynasty.
  • Chinamaxx Digital Library (SuperStar) 中文集献   
    The SuperStar Digital Library is an online collection of books published in the People's Republic of China. It has an extensive collection of books published since 1949, as well as rare documents from the Ming and Ching epochs. Subject coverage includes works in all major academic disciplines as well as material from government archives, manuscripts, statistical and other reference works including Chinese history, economics, law, mathematics,chemical engineering, medicine, philosophy, politics, and world history.
  • Qianlong da zang jing 乾隆大藏經 (Winframe)
    Qianlong Da Zang jing (Great Treasury Scriptures) includes 718 cases (函),7168 volumes (卷),and 1660 titles (部). Also called as “Long Zang,” it is one of the best Chinese editions of Buddhist Canon.