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Tue 20 Oct 2015
10:00 - 11:00

Venue: Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Chinese Resources

Tue 20 Oct 2015

Description

The Chinese collections of Cambridge University Library are among the finest outside China, including inscribed oracle bones dating from the 13th century BC; over 200,000 printed monograph titles, the earliest of which dates from the 12th century AD, and about 3,000 serial titles; about 200,000 digital books; as well as manuscripts, paintings, rubbings and other artefacts. This session will provide a brief introduction to these collections and guidance on how to make the best use of them.

Target audience
  • All University members (this includes colleges and departments)
  • UL Readers with an interest in this field
  • Further details regarding Cambridge University Library's eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 20 Oct 2015   10:00 - 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room map Charles Aylmer
Aims
  • To give an overview of key Chinese sources and resources, both in print and online
Format

Presentations and demonstrations

Notes
  • To enter the University Library you must have either a current University of Cambridge ID card or a current Reader's Ticket. For more information and to apply for a Reader's Ticket, please see the Admissions webpages
Duration

One session of one hour

Frequency

Yearly

Theme
Subject Resources

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