Contact Information
  • Librarian: Wen-ling Liu
  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E860
  • Phone: (812) 855-9695
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 11/29/2011


Gateways and Portals
  Internet Guide for Chinese Studies
The China WWW Virtual Library provides 1500+ main entries.
  Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR)

The site offers scholars, students and the interested public more than six thousand professionally selected, cataloged, and annotated online resources in 25 subtopic areas.


Curriculum Resources
  Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures (EALC)
EALC is Indiana University's primary department for study of East Asian languages, history, literature, culture, and society. 
  East Asia Studies Center (EASC)
EASC assists in the coordination of teaching, research, and outreach activities on East Asia at Indiana University. 

Country Resources
  Country Studies: China
This resource provides a basic understanding of the Chinese society, religions and values, national institutions, political policy, etc. 
  The World Factbook: China
This page offers general information about China as of November 10, 2011.  

Dictionaries and Translations
  English-Chinese/Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage
The dictionary comprises a total of 8,169 characters, together with 44,407 explanatory entries of grammatical usage and 40,379 entries of Chinese words and phrases. 
  MDBG free online Chinese-English dictionary
A word dictionary searches Chinese words using English definition, Chinese characters and Mandarin pinyin.

Resources for Language Teaching
  Learning Chinese Online
This web site contains links to articles on Chinese language and learning materials, etc.

Folklore and Culture
  China Online: one-stop Chinese culture
This page includes etiquette, families, fashion, food culture, holidays and festivals, mythology and folklore, relationships and more. 
  The World of Chinese Culture
A part of Global Chinese Language and Culture Center, this page contains general teaching materials related to Chinese culture.

  Chinese Text Initiative (University of Virginia Library)
This page is an effort to make texts of Chinese literature available on the Web. 
  MCLC Resource Center
This resource center contains bibliographies of mostly English-language materials on modern Chinese literature, film, art, and culture and is maintained at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Ohio State University.

Women and Society
  Women's Magazines
This web site contains descriptions of a number of important Women's Magazines from the Republican Period from the collection of the Institute of Chinese Studies in Heidelberg, and a bibliography on women's magazines in general and in China in particular.

Politics and History
  People's Republic of China  

  Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
This page offers access to a large selection of texts and images related to East Asian (esp. Chinese) history. Site contents: (1)Cultural Origins; (2)Religious Traditions; (3)Imperial China; (4)Traditional Japan; (5)Korea; (6)The Western Intrusion; (7)Japan as a World Power; (8)China's Disaster: 1840-1949; (9)China Since World War II; (10)Japan Since World War II; (11)Korea Since World War II; (12)Other East Asian Countries; (13)East Asian Genders and Sexualities; (14)Further Resources on East Asian History.

  China Maps -- Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas Libraries)
This site contains country maps, city maps, and thematic maps as well as historical maps.
last updated: 11/29/2011