Duke’s Chinese collection focuses on contemporary economics, politics and society, public policy and popular cultures and Buddhist and avant-garde art history. Search in Duke catalog to find Chinese language materials:
How to search the catalog with Pinyin?
In general, enter the Pinyin for each Chinese character with a space, such as Ying Han Da Ci Dian for 英漢大詞典. However, sometimes you need to join syllables, examples:
How to search the catalog with Chinese characters?
Chinese searches entered as keywords retrieve records across Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Terms can be combined using Boolean operators; you can also combine terms in different languages -- Chinese characters, Japanese kana, Korean Hangul and English. Character adjacency is the default, so combining characters will produce results for the compound not the single characters.