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Research Tools

Research Tools

  • Chinese Romanization Rules of Application (ALA-Library of Congress) –Beginning October 1, 2000, American libraries adopted pinyin romanization scheme for Chinese characters. The use of a single romanization is to enhance the flow of information and to facilitate the exchange of data with libraries internationally.

General Sites

  • GovHK 香港政府一站通

Selected Chinese Studies Collections

Web Resources by Subjects

Anthropology & Archaeology

Art & Art History

  • Digital Archive of China Treasure 故宮線上 — This database includes photo images of collections exhibited in the National Palace Museum (Taibei, Taiwan) and is aimed at educational promotion and academic exchanges.
  • Chinaknowlege–Art — A free visible and copyable, encyclopedia-like website that includes information on Chinese art, Chinese literature, Chinese religions, Chinese history, Chinese music, Chinese language and scripts for all who are interested in China and East Asia.

Business & Economics


Language & Literature

Laws and Legal Studies

  • Policies, Laws & Regulations of China (China Legal Access) – Policies, Laws & Regulations of China (China Legal Access) offers an authoritative and professional access to Chinese legal research.
  • ChinaBref (China Business) – Includes both Chinese Companies & Products, and Business Research Reports.

Religious Studies

Theater & Cinema

Women & Gender