Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition/Electronic version)

Siku Quanshu is one of the largest collections of literary works from China. The electronic version provides easy access to and navigation through this encyclopedic collection compiled between 1773 and 1782. It includes 3,460 works, totaling over 36,000 scrolls, and approximately 800 million characters. Users can search by original catalog, concise catalog, author, and full-text. (Not updated)

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1 simultaneous user licensed.


The Chinese University Press of Hong Kong

Access Policy

A special web browser for Siku is installed on 2 computers in the EAST ASIAN READING ROOM of MEMORIAL LIBRARY ONLY and is not available on other campus library computers. The client is available for installation on Windows based computers. Off-campus users will need to use VPN and choose the IP Login.


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Resource Types

E-Books and E-Texts

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