Language: Tibetan (10)
Radio Free Asia = 자유아시아방송, 普通话, 粤语, ﺋﯘﻳﻐﯘﺭ, Уйғур, tiếng ViệtCitation:
RFA is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information in nine native Asian languages to listeners who do not have access to full and free news media. The purpose of RFA is to provide a forum for a variety of opinions and voices from within these Asian countries.http://www.rfa.org/english/ more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, khm Khmer, kor Korean, lao Lao, tib Tibetan, uig Uighur; Uyghur, vie Vietnamese
The Tibetan & Himalayan digital library Citation:
The Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library is an international community using Web-based technologies to integrate diverse knowledge about Tibet and the Himalayas for free access from around the world.
Serving a wide range of communities, we publish multilingual studies, multimedia learning resources, and creative works concerned with the area's environments, cultures, and histories.http://www.thdl.org/ more Language: chi Chinese, dzo Dzongkha, eng English, nep Nepali, tib Tibetan
蒙藏委員會 = Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs CommissionCitation:
Since its inception, the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission, in the spirit of the Constitution, has strived to preserve each nationality's equality, to promote the Mongolian and Tibetan cultures, to ensure religious freedom and to preserve the cultural heritage of both areas, in order to promote a spirit of harmony.http://www.mtac.gov.tw/ more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, mon Mongolian, tib Tibetan
中国西藏信息中心 = China Tibet Information CenterDescription:
Established in 2000, China Tibet Information Center aims at introducing the histories and realities of Tibet comprehensively. It has a large collection of pictures recording Tibet's religious activities, natural landscape, economies, people, cultural heritage, folks, modern construction, floral and fauna, history, etc.http://www.tibet.cn/ more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, tib Tibetan
中国共产党新闻 = News of the Communist Party of China, 중국공산당뉴스Description:
A part of www.people.com.cn, which is set up by the People's Daily. The website is dedicated to information and news of the Communist Party of China (CPC), including current news, leaders' activities, full text reports, theory research, brief history of CPC, documentaries of important CPC leaders, chronology of CPC from 1948 on, etc.http://cpc.people.com.cn/ more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, jpn Japanese, kor Korean, mon Mongolian, rus Russian, tib Tibetan
青海省人民政府网站 = The People's Government of Qinghai ProvinceDescription:
Official gateway of the People's Government of Qinghai Province. Government affairs includes subcategories as public announcements, government meetings, provincial, domestic and international news, leaders' activities. Laws and regulations includes subcategories as newest laws and regulations, national legislations, regulations of the State Council, interpretations and explanations of laws and regulations, international conventions and local laws and regulations.http://www.qh.gov.cn/ more Language: chi Chinese, tib Tibetan
Grand Secretariat Archives = 內閣大庫檔案Description:
While the metadata of the database are also searchable freely on the web (http://archive.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/mctkm2/index.html
), the subscribed version gives access to actually view and read all the documents. A special viewer is needed so CrossAsia provides access via a Citrix-connection where the viewer is already installed. To enter the subscribed version of the database please click "授權使用" and enter one of the login and passwords given at the entry page. You also have to enter the random number shown in blue.
The database allows simple and advanced searches. In the latter you may also select the document's language. Hits lists can be filtered by time, type of document, issuing authority, issuing person and document language.
Clicking a sequence number
in your hit list will open the detailed view of the documents metadata, by clicking the document icon
of these metadata a file is downloaded and shown in the database viewer. To return to the metadata close the viewer by clicking "結束離開"; to further return to the hit list click "回簡目顯示" in the upper left corner of the screen.
The metadata of a document may also contain where and in what printed collection of archive materials the respective document is reproduced (mostly in facsimile). However, the reproduction in the database is made from the original, not the printed facsimile. The following collections are referenced by the database:
A selection of example documents are presented in an online exhibition of the Academia sinica (Archives of the Grand Secretariat
); explanations of the different genres of documents and other background information are provided by the Grand Secretariats Archive Project, that also provided the metadata of the database: Grand Secretariat Archive Project
A sister project of the National Palace Museum in Tabei is the 《清代宮中檔奏摺及軍機處檔摺件》. Here again the 索引 is freely available on the web
, the 全文影像資料庫 needs a yearly fee and is currently not subscribed by CrossAsia. A short description can be found here
More free recources of NPM in Taiwan are assembled here ( http://www.npm.gov.tw/digital/archives/a01.html
) and here ( ( http://npmhost.npm.gov.tw/tts/npmmeta/dblist.htm
).http://archive.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/mctkm2/index.html more Language: chi Chinese, mnc Manchu, mon Mongolian, tib Tibetan
CrossAsia License: http://erf.sbb.spk-berlin.de/han/GrandSecretariatArchives
The Tibet Mirror Citation:
The Tibet Mirror (Tib. Yul phyogs so so'i gsar 'gyur me long) was published from 1925 to 1963 in Kalimpong, and chronicles the most dramatic social and political transformation in Tibet during a time when vernacular writing was relatively scarce and a Tibetan media practically non-existent. The paper also relayed information about World War II, the independence of India, and other global news to Tibetan readers in Lhasa, Gyantse, Kham, etc., and to traders and aristocrats who frequently traveled from Lhasa via the Chumbi Valley to Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Calcutta.http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/cul/texts/ldpd_6981643_000/index.html more Language: tib Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) = 藏传佛教资源中心Description:
The "Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center" offers a wide range of Tibetan literature from all spheres of life – traditional medicine, astrology, astronomy, alchemy, art, history, geography, biography, grammar, folk culture, poetics, and so on. Most of the works, however, are religious in character as they comprise traditional Tibetan Buddhist scriptures stretching back over a period of more than 1.300 years. At present, the database offers about 4.000 works in more than 10.000 volumes accessible as PDF files representing scans from manuscripts, blockprints, and books or editions published mainly from India and China. The material can be searched by title, author, subjects, places and a number of other aspects (click "Search By" at the top right).
Founded by Gene Smith in 1999, it is the mission of the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center to preserve, organize and disseminate Tibetan works by using the latest digital technologies in order to ensure that "the treasures of this incredible body of literature will never be lost".
For an introduction to the project and its mission please see here
"http://www.tbrc.org more Language: tib Tibetan
CrossAsia License: http://erf.sbb.spk-berlin.de/han/tbrc/
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