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Special and eBook Collections from China, Japan and Korea

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National Library of China

  • 國際敦煌項目International Dunhuang Project
    IDP is an international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artifacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available. Number of images in IDP was 495,238 in total as of September 30, 2016.

  • 中国古代典籍 Chinese ancient books
    It contains 178  ebooks in Confucian classics, history, philosophy and literature.

Shanghai Library

  • 上海之窗电子书 eBooks  in the Digital Library of Shanghai
    There are 10,059 e-books ranging from literature, art, culture, science, education, sports, history, geography, language, philosophy, religion, politics, law, economics, industrial technology, to environmental science in this collection. Access limited to UC Berkeley affiliates.

  • 上海图书馆馆藏家谱全文选览 Chinese Genealogy
    So far 3,036 genealogical records have been digitized and more will be added to the collection.


National Central Library Taiwan

National Diet Library Japan

National Library of Korea

  • Korean Old and Rare Collection Information System
    This is a union catalog of Korean rare books and manuscripts which includes over 450 thousand bibliographical records and provides access the full-text of approximately 42 thousand items from 60 Korean institutions and 37 foreign institutions.

From North Korea