Chinese Classics Online

The Basic Collection of Chinese Ancient Texts 中國基本古籍庫

This database 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 中國方志庫

This database includes about 4,000 pre-modern gazetteers at the 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 the Si Ku Quan Shu database (pdf file)
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.

Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China 古今圖書集成

This ancient encyclopedia contains 10,000 volumes in 6 series, 32 divisions, and 6,117 sections. It includes 800,000 pages and over 100 million Chinese characters. Topics include natural phenomena, geography, history, literature and government, etc.

Taiwan Literature Series 台灣文獻叢刊

The Encyclopedia of Taiwan is a full- text database, containing the most frequently used works by scholars of Taiwan studies. It is made up of 309 books, 48 million characters, and incorporates local histories and official documents of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Si bu cong kan 四部叢刊

This database includes 504 original and historical monographs (3,134 volumes) published by the Commercial Press in 1919-1936. They cover Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing editions including early manuscripts and rare prints.

Zhonghua jing dian gu ji ku (Chinese Classics Database, 中华经典古籍库)