Database trial: Chinese Rare Books Reprinted Collection (Chinese)
The Series is published by National Library of China starting from 2002 and reproduces around 1,300 categories of books. It has five parts: publications from Tang and Song Dynasties, Jin and Yuan Dynasties, Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty, and written documents of the Ethnic Minorities. Each of these five parts is further divided into Classics (jing 經), History (shi 史), Philosophy (zi子), Belles-letters (ji 集) and Collection (cong叢). This Rare Book Collection is treasured up in the Library.
The development of the database was started from 2012, the first part was completed in 2015 including 758 titles of ancient rare books from Tang Dynasty to Yuan Dynasty, altogether with more than 440,000 leaves (one leaf contains two pages). The second part was completed in the end of August of 2017, including 554 titles of ancient rare books of Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty and Chinese minority scripts, with more than 260,000 leaves.
Trial access: until 2022/07/12
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