Thursday, 6 March 2008

New database of Chinese books

Another new database has been acquired by ULS: the Chinamaxx Digital Libraries. It contains full text access to Chinese language e-books. When you go to the database you'll see this, which is a listing of the subject categories of books in the collection in Chinese:

Hong Yu, who works in our Technical Services department and reads Chinese, has translated this page into English for us, and the categories listed are:
Political Doctrine, Military, Literature, Math Physics & Chemistry, Agriculture, Environmental & Safety Science;
Philosophy & Religion, Economics, Arts, Astronomy & Earth Science, Technology, Comprehensive books;
Social Science, Education, History & Geography, Biology, Transportation;
Politics & Law, Language, Natural Science, Medicine & Health, Astronautics.
In the Politics & Law section there are 44289 titles.

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