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The East Asian Library and the Gest Collection

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News from East Asian Library

  • Trial to Mobilising East Asia

    December 15, 2016. Princeton users have trial access to the new database Mobilising East Asia. This database offers a tightly organised series of pivotal English-language newspapers, books and...

  • "AddPinyin" Plugin for MarcEdit

    December 15. The Princeton University East Asian Library is happy to announce the release of the AddPinyin Plugin for MarcEdit.  This free software tool automates the process of adding pinyin to...

  • Xu xiu Si ku quan shu database available

    Oct. 27. Princeton users now have full access to the Xu xiu Si ku quan shu database, a set of 5328 Classical Chinese titles full-text searchable. This database from the Diaolong company forms an...

  • Nikkei Asian Review

    October 13. Princeton users have now trial access to the important journal Nikkei Asian Review from October 13 to November 15. The Nikkei Asian Review covers news on politics, the economy, business...

  • Trial access to Japanese database Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku

    October 10. Princeton users have trial access to the Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku from October 10 to November 9. The Kōbunsō Taika Koshomoku is a set of antiquarian book catalogs sent out  to customers by...

  • Trial to MBC Archive = MBC 아카이브

    September 29, 2016. Princeton users now have a trial to MBC Archve(= MBC 아카이브) until the end of November. MBC Archive is an online collection of broadcast materials created by MBC, one of major...

  • Trial to the Toyo Keizai Archives

    May 13, 2016. Princeton users have trial access the Toyo Keizai Archives, an archival database of the Japanese business and economics journal Toyo Keizai Shimpo (Weekly Toyo Keizai).  The Toyo Keizai...

  • Trial to Zhonghua jingdian guji ku database (Zhonghua Shuju)

    May 4, 2016. Princeton users have a trial until the end of July to the Zhonghua Jingdian guji ku 中华经典古籍库, the “Zhonghua Ancient Books Database”, a collection of the well-known Zhonghua shuju edited...

  • TRIAL to a variety of Chinese databases: the Xu xiu Si ku quan shu, the Da gong bao, the Atron Art Books

    May 2, 2016. Princeton users have trials to a new set of Chinese databases until the end of May.   The Xu xiu si ku quan shu database. The full database is a set of 5513 titles, of which 4486 are...

  • China from Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology, and Literary Periodicals

    March 22. Princeton users now have access to this full-text database comprised of 17 English-language periodicals published about China from 1817 until 1950, only a few of which were available in...

  • Chinese Film and Newsreel Scripts from the Cultural Revolution Online

    March 17, 2016. Princeton users have now on-line access to transcripts of documentary films and newsreels from China, 1946(?)-1985. The bulk of the items are from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976;...

  • 2016 Kuzushiji Workshop to be held at Princeton, May 5-7

    We are pleased to announce the third in a series of Kuzushiji Workshops with Professor Yuichiro Imanishi, Director-General of the National Institute of Japanese Literature (NIJL) will be held at...

  • Trial to Japanese Art Journal

    January 4, 2016. We currently have  a trial for Web Bijutsu shinpo, until February 3rd. The Bijutsu Shinpo, published from 1902 (Meiji 35) to 1920 (Taisho 9), was a journal of modern Japanese art and...

  • New China Statistical Yearbook Database

    December 10, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the China Statistical Yearbook Database (CNKI), a large selection of statistical data published by the Chinese government including the 2010...

  • Apabi newspaper database

    Nov. 23, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the Apabi Newspaper database at http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27062; choose the shuzi baozhi 数字报纸 tab. Newspapers available include the...

  • Apabi Tupianku (image) database

    Nov. 23, 2015. Princeton users have access to the Apabi image database at http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27061; choose the tupianku图片库 tab. The collection is highly organized; the top-level...

  • China Economy, Public Policy, and Security (pishu) Database

    September 10, 2015. Princeton users have now access to the collected volumes of papers called pishu (皮书) from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), published (often yearly) by the Social...

  • Sinica SinoWeb

    September 10, 2015. Princeton users have now access to the Sinica Sinoweb database. This database gives access to past and (if applicable) current issues to the following Sinological periodicals...

  • National People’s Congress Database (PRC)

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the National People’s Congress (NPC) database of the People’s Republic of China. This is a comprehensive collection of archives and documents of...

  • NK News (North Korea)

    September 2, 1015. Princeton users now have access to NK News, an unrivaled independent, specialist database  focused on North Korea. It aims to be a one-stop-shop on North Korea, bringing together ...

  • Gunsho ruijū

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users have now access to the Gunsho ruijū series (including the Zoku Gunsho ruijū and the Zoku Zoku Gunsho ruijū.) The three Gunsho ruijū series in total consist of 3,750...

  • WhoPlus (Japan)

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the WhoPlus database, which contains biographical information on a total of  610,000 historical and contemporary people. Entries link to...

  • (Takita Choin kyūzō) Kindai sakka genkō

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users now have full access to the (Takita Choin kyūzō) Kindai sakka genkō (近代作家原稿集) database, part of the Nihon Kindai Bungakukan collection within JapanKnowledge. This...

  • Japan Times Archives

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the Japan Times Archives. The Japan Times is the only English newspaper database in Japan that daily reported on Japanese people, places, and...

  • China Encyclopedic Resources Online, trial

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users have trial access to the China Encyclopedic Resources Online, part of Brill’s Chinese Reference Shelf. The “encyclopedic resources” part of the reference shelf...

  • A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, trial

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users have trial access to the A Student’s Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese dictionary online, part of Brill’s Chinese Reference Shelf. The dictionary is...

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the online version of the Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. This version is the early release version, and content is still being...

  • Japan Chronicle Weekly

    September 2, 2015. Princeton users have access to the English-language Japan Chronicle Weekly (1902–1940). This is the newspaper of record for Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence,...

  • Trials to three Japanese databases

    March 13, 2015. Princeton users have trial access to the following 3 Japanese databases A Nihon bungaku web toshokan : Waka & haikai Library This database is specialized for waka and haikai. The...

  • Expansion of the Zhongguo fang zhi ku

    February 5, 2015. The already previously available Zhongguo fang zhi ku database (from Airusheng = Erudition) has doubled in size: it now includes 4,000 of the estimated 10,000 extant pre-1949 local...

  • Trial access to Media Han’gukhak (韓國歷代文集叢書, 韓國地理風俗誌叢書)

    Princeton users now have a trial access to 한국학 종합 DB (Han’gukhak Chonghap DB = Korean Studies DB) until the end of the next AAS Conference (March 2015). This database is composed of the following two...

  • Trial to local editions of the Yomiuri Shinbun

    October 30, 2014. Princeton users have until March 31, 2015, access to a trial version of the: Yomidasu Rekishikan Shōwa no chiikiban (ヨミダス歴史館・昭和の地域版) at  https://database.yomiuri.co.jp/rekishikan/...

  • Trial to HY Read Journal

    Sept. 16, 2014. Princeton users have now trial access to a database of Taiwanese electronic journals, HY Read Journal, until Oct. 30. The content overlaps to a large extent with the already available...

  • Zhongguo yanjiu wangluo ziyuan daohang

    August 27. We warmly recommend to Princeton patrons the free website Zhongguo yanjiu wangluo ziyuan daohang (Navigator to Chinese Studies resources available on the internet.) This is an easy-to-...

  • Huan qiu shi bao (Global Times)

    July 17, 2014. Princeton users have access to the Huan qiu shi bao, also known as Global Times (http://library.princeton.edu/resource/12895). Daily Chinese tabloid under the auspices of the People’s...

  • Updates to US and UK Governmental Files

    July 18, 2014. Princeton users already had access to some files of declassified material on China (and some Japan) on national security, namely on the Chinese Civil War and the Tiananmen Square...

  • CADAL (2.5 million Chinese e-books)

    July 18, 2014. Princeton users have now access (to at least end 2014) to the huge CADAL ebook collection. We are in the process of negotiation for ensuring access beyond that date.  CADAL (China...

  • National Social Sciences Database (China)

    July 17, 2014. Since 2012 hundreds of high-level Chinese social science and humanities journals, including those published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, had been pulled out of commercial...

  • Maisaku (Mainichi Shinbun Online Database)

    July 17, 2014. Princeton users have now access to the Maisaku database of the Mainichi company. The Mainichi Shinbun is one of the 3 major Japanese newspapers and Japan’s oldest daily newspaper. This...