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Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCSS) 臺灣漢學資源中心
Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library (EAL) of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), officially established the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) on November 13, 2017, as one of the international specialized collections at the Library.
TRCCS was initiated by the National Central Library (NCL) in 2012, for promoting Taiwan’s achievements in Chinese studies, building a global Sinological resource and information platform, and broadening and deepening cultural exchanges, as a continuous efforts of publication exchanges and academic interactions in the last three decades.
Dr. Shu-Hsien Tseng, Director-General of NCL and Dr. Sharon Farb, Associate University Librarian of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), signed agreement on November 13, 2017, marking the official establishment of the 3rd TRCCS in the United Stated.
At the first year of the collaboration, NCL donated over 1,000 titles of Chinese Studies published in Taiwan to the UCLA EAL. For an accumulative list of the titles, please click TRCCS. In addition, NCL provides access to
their databases, including National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations in Taiwan (臺灣博碩士論文知識加值系統), PerioPath: Index to Taiwan Periodical Literature System (臺灣期刊論文索引系統), Union Catalog of Rare Books Database (中文古籍聯合目錄), Rare Books Image Search System (古籍影像檢索系統), Rubbing (金石拓片資料), and Sinica Sinoweb (經典人文學刊庫).