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70,000 high-quality images from National Palace Museum in Taipei TAGS: | | | BBC News reported yesterday that the National Palace Museum in Taipei has placed 70,000 high-quality electronic images in a free-to-download archive so that online users can enjoy its exhibitions. It also …Continue reading →

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Gale Primary Sources drop-in session Monday 30th Jan in Main Library Get the most from our digital archives through Gale Primary Sources Gale Primary Sources is an extensive digital archives programme spanning multiple disciplines and cultures. The platform uses specialist technology …Continue reading →

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Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements The Library has arranged a free trial of the Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949 – 1976. The resource is published by the Chinese University in …Continue reading →

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Chinese database for trial We have been offered a free trial of 大成故纸堆 which contains a vast amount of full-text material for Chinese studies. The trial can be accessed on the University network by …Continue reading →

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Mango Languages – online language courses for trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University Library has arranged a free trial of an online language learning resource called “Mango Languages”. The service offers online interactive courses for learning over 70 languages, including almost …Continue reading →

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Shen Bao Digital Archive (1872-1949) TAGS: | With the kind support from the Confucius Institute for Scotland, the Library has just purchased the complete digital archive of the Shen Bao Chinese newspaper (申報) which was published in Shanghai …Continue reading →

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Foreign Office Files for China 1919-1948 & China: Culture and Society The Library has arranged further database trials for Chinese Studies.To access these trials, please go to the Library’s e-resources trials page and scroll down to find these entries. Foreign Office …Continue reading →

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Database trials for Chinese studies We have been offered a free trial of the following e-resources for Chinese studies: The North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850~1951) – full text Access on the …Continue reading →

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