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Chinese Studies: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

China Collection and resources for Chinese studies

Resource Guides for Online Dictionaries

An Intelligent Database for Standard Chinese Computer Terminology by Hong Kong Computer Society

林語堂當代漢英詞典 Lin Yutang's Chinese English Dictionary of Modern Usage (by Chinese University of Hong Kong)

粤語審音配詞字庫 Chinese Character Database: With Word-formations Phonologically Disambiguated According to the Cantonese Dialect (by Chinese University of Hong Kong)


原住民族族語綫上詞典 (布農族, 美雅組, 太魯閣族, 賽夏族, 邵族, 鄒族) : Chinese Characters and Culture

中文大辭典(缐上版) The Encyclopedia Dictionary of the Chinese Language . 中國文化大學

臺灣大百科全書 (文化部)Encyclopedia of Taiwan (Minister of Culture)

臺灣生命大百科 (中研院) Encyclopedia of Life (Taiwan)

電子佛教辭典 Digital Dictionary of Buddhism : Chinese Online Dictionaries

Reference Tools at 4th Floor of Asia Collection -- A Selected List

Berkshire encyclopedia of China : modern and historic views of the world's newest and oldest global power. Great Barrington, MA : Berkshire Pub. Group, c2009.
DS735.A2 B47 2009 (5 volumes)
Brill's encyclopedia of China. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
The Cambridge history of China. New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978-
China Encyclopedia. [Beijing] : China Intercontinental Press, 2008.  
China today : an encyclopedia of life in the People's Republic. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
DS777.6 .C458 2005 (2 volumes)
Dillion, Michael. China : a historical and cultural dictionary. Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1998.
Dillon, Michael. Dictionary of Chinese history. London : F. Cass, 1979.
DS733 .D55 1979
Encyclopedia of China : the essential reference to China, its history and culture. New York : Facts on File, c1999.  
Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Encyclopedia of modern China. Farmington Hills, MI : Charles Scribner's Sons/Gale Cengage Learning, c2009.
DS755 .E63 2009 (4 volumes)
Zhonghua bai ke quan shu 中華百科全書. 臺北市陽明山華崗 :中國文化大學出版部, 1981-1983 (also available online)
AE17 .C568 1981 (10 volumes)


Chinese Studies Librarian

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Subjects: China