The British Columbia Digital
Digital Library Collections By Subject: Asian
See also Collections by
See also under International Collections: Asia-India,  Literature: General Works,
and literature time periods.
- CHANT (Chinese Ancient Texts). Hong Kong, China: Chinese University
of Hong Kong. Date accessed: 2002-10-20. Date added: 2002-10-20.
- Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association (CBETA). Date accessed: 2002-10-20. Date added: 2002-10-20.
Text Initiative (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library).
Texts are encoded in Big5.
- DACHS: Digital Archive for Chinese Studies.
Heidelberg, Germany: Institute of Chinese
Studies, University of Heidelberg. " Our aim is archiving and making accessible Internet resouces relevant for
Chinese Studies, with special emphasis given on social and political
discourse as reflected by articulations on the Chinese Internet." Access
is restricted and requires application to the Institute of Chinese Studies.
Date accessed: 2002-12-18. Date added: 2002-10-18.
- Development of Mechanical Knowledge in China.
" A joint research project conducted by the Partner Group of the Max Planck
Institute for the History of Science at the Institute for the History of
Natural Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences." As of March 6, 2004,
includes digital facsimiles of China monumentis
by Athanasius Kircher (1667) Tiangong Kaiwu
(Exploitation of the Works of Nature) by Song Yingxing
and Yuanxi Qiqi Tushuo Luzui
(Collected diagrams and explanations of wonderful machines from the far west)
translated and compiled by Johann Terrenz (Schreck) and Wang Zheng (1627). Date accessed: 2004-03-06. Date added: 2004-03-06.
South Asia Library (Center for Research Libraries hosted by the University
of Chicago). Multimedia digital collection of historic and modern works about
South Asia published in the region and elsewhere.
- European Center for Digital Resources in Chinese Studies. Heidelberg, Germany:
Institute of Chinese
Studies, University of Heidelberg. Date accessed: 2002-10-25. Date added: 2002-10-25.
- Japanese Text
Initiative: University of Virginia and University of Pittsburgh (Hosted by
the University of Virginia). Project to make available classical Japanese
literature. Software is required for inputting or viewing Japanese
- Shuhai Wenyuan:
Classical Chinese Digital Database and Interactive Internet Worktable. Honolulu,
HI: University of Hawaii. Initiated by Mary Tiles and Roger Ames and endorsed
by Asian Studies programs, Shuhai Wenyuan is " ... a project of the National Science Foundation's Digital Libraries Initiative, Phase
this site is placing Classical Chinese texts online along with resource
materials. Date accessed: 2002-10-20. Date added: 2002-10-20.
- The Tibetan and
Himalayan Digital Library (Hosted by the University of Virginia and
others). An international collaborative project to preserve and make available
multimedia, especially print, and other cultural products of Tibet and Himalyan
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