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Chinese Studies: Winter 2018

A research guide for Chinese study materials at the University of Washington Libraries

Learn Chinese Studies e-Resources & Get Research Help: Winter 2018

Happy New Year! The East Asia Library is pleased to announce the schedule for one-hour sessions to teach basic skills to search Chinese studies databases and other e-resources. This winter quarter we will focus on New Database, Language and Literature, Taiwan Studies, and Bibliography. Please notice the sessions will not be provided on holidays (Jan 15 & Feb 19). The first session will be on Jan 22, 2018. Students can also make appointment with us for your research questions.

Time:           Mondays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location:     2M Seminar Room, East Asia Library, 322 Gowen Hall
Taught by:  Juan Luo (Chinese Studies Graduate Student Assistant)
          Zhijia Shen (Director of East Asia Library/Chinese Studies Librarian)

General Outline:

1. Introduction to a database
  Years, etc.

2. Access to the database
  Different ways to access

3. Search functions (various types) with examples (interactive)
  Basic/Quick search, advanced search, professional search, etc.
  Single database search and cross database search
  Navigation by table of contents
  Expanded search through references, citations, etc.
  Other functions (preview, download, my library, etc.)

4. Q & A     

Research Consultation

The library provides students research consultations on topic development, search strategies, citation tools, etc. We welcome you contact us and make an appointment.

Zhijia Shen

East Asia & Chinese Studies Librarian


Juan Luo

Chinese Studies GSA