Database of Chinese Local Records 中國方志庫


For those who study later imperial China, here’s the good news. Harvard-Yanching Library has subscribed a magnificent database, 中國方志庫 (Database of Chinese Local Records), which contains more than 10,000 local gazetteers from the Song to the Republican era, 10 million digitized images, and 2 billion words.

Now log in with your HID and pin, click the arrow on the right, and try it out. (leave USER ID and PASSWORD blank)

Note: No more than one person can log in at a time. So don’t forget to log out and close the window when you are done.


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