Primary Sources: Books of Modern China & Picture Gallery of Chinese Modern Literature

The Library has recently acquired Books of Modern China (1840-1949), 中国近代图书全文数据库, a collection of more than 120,000 Chinese books published in Mainland China. Many of them are unique titles and are only available through this digital collection from the Shanghai Library.

The Picture Gallery of Chinese Modern Literature (1833-1949), 图述百年—中国近代文献图库 contains more than one million images that have been collected from books, periodicals, newspapers, and old photos held by the Shanghai Library.

These resources have been added to the History: Asia guide.

Primary Sources: Song Dai Mu Zhi Ming Database (Song Tomb Inscriptions Database)

picture of tombstoneThe Song Dai Mu Zhi Ming Database includes texts that have been collated from various sources including the Quan Song wen《全宋文》, unearthed epitaphs in recent years, and private rubbing collections. Sources are provided for each epitaph. Wherever available, high quality images of rubbings of original epitaphs have been added to the database and can be viewed side by side with the text. The database is full text searchable. The Song Tomb Inscriptions Database《宋代墓誌銘数据库》currently includes about 6,400 items, more items will be added in the future. [960-1270]

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New Oxford Bibliographies Online

The Library has added three new Oxford Bibliographies to its online holdings: Military History, Education, and Chinese Studies.

You can access them using these direct URLS:

In OskiCat you can find them by doing a title search for Oxford Bibliographies, which will bring you to this record.
And from the Library’s home page, use the database search to locate Oxford Bibliographies in our Electronic Resources Finder.