Archive for July 30th, 2008

Fun Story from Aggregators in China

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Chinese Medical Association Journal bought by Wanfang created the first ejournal publisher, and traditional publishers started to withdraw from the Big Three and transform to e-publishing. Is this the main reason of missing titles and issues from CNKI?

Trends in Chinese Studies

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Prof. Madeleine Dong, Professor of History and Chair of the China Studies Program at UW thinks that Chinese historical studies is influenced by Sino-American relationship, not really history itself. Unlike Japan, China was studied as a model of failure. Its starting point is China’s reaction to Western influcence. Social history was developed a great deal […]

Chinese Digitization

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Prof. Joyce Chen shifts her topic to technical side today. Stanford made Guomindang archive into 35 mm microfilm first, microfilm readers can make into digital files. Ming archives with colorful seals should be scanned directly. Workflow includes: Metadata, digital objects and handle system Ontology, clustering, etc organized information Searching, browsing, portal, Web2.0 Digitizing text needs […]

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