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China Reference Works Online (CRWO) Nancy Wang Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co. Ltd. (Beijing) 12 July, 2010
What resources do you expect in a reference books dababase? Dictionaries? Chronology? Encyclopedia? Compilation?
What do we have in CRWO? 3668 titles online Over 15 million entries Over 700 thousand images see title list
Resources Types Resources DiscriptionVolumes Chinese Dictionary Reference book that focuses on defining words and phrases, including multiple meanings. 124 Bilingual Dictionary Using the source language to exlpain the target language 208 Specialist DictionaryTerms explaination and guide in special field or industry 1334 Encyclopediaa book or series of books that contain general information about many topics or areas. 558 Image Catalog and Appreciation Image collections for research and appreciation 359 Medical AtlasAtlas for medical research and study 235
Resources Types Resources DiscriptionVolumes Manuals & GuidesReference books that contains basic knowledge, information or formula of certain field, such Ecectrician Manual 861 BiographyRecords of personal life, thought, academic works, etc. such as Biography of Mao Zedong 274 ChronologyRecords of development of certain event by annalistic forms or tables 64 QuotationsCollection of comments of certain person or many people 20 DirectoryBrief introduction of institutions, persons in charge, members in certain industry or specialized field 5 CotentsLiteratures and Bibliography61 Total4103
37 Subjects of CRWO SubjectsVolumes Dictionary of Chinese Reference Works 2 "The 20th century Chinese Academic Dictionary"12 China Archeology28 China Collection and Appreciation34 Chinese cultural relics and the collection92 Chinese Ancient Literature161 Chinese language119 Chinese traditional art59 China Folk Culture72 Modern Literature87 Modern Art34 Chinese Philosophy and Theory54 Chinese Religion15 Chinese Historical Research102 Ancient Chinese book40 China's geographical and national culture82 Chinese characters134
37 Subjects of CRWO SubjectsVolumes Chinese scientific and technical experts biography 42 Ancient Chinese Science and Technology 16 Ancient Chinese political and economic and military law 35 Chinese Tourism and Culture 25 Theory of the Chinese Communist Party 60 China Social Science 97 China's military 20 China's Regional Development 32 "Chinese medical encyclopedia" 80 Chinese Pharmacy 59 Medicine 77 Modern Medicine 220 Appreciation and Study of Animals and Plants of China 40 Building and Garden 24 China Science and Technology Word-Ocean 19 China Metallurgical Coal Power 22 Agricultural 60 China Geological 20 Chinese industry technical standards 148 Bilingual dictionary 133
What functions do you expect in a reference books database? Simple search? Reliable answers? Massive data?