Academia Sinica Map Guide

 

Academia Sinica Map Guide

Founded on June 9 1928 as the foremost academic research institution on Taiwan, Academia Sinica has established 24 research institutes and 7 research centers under three divisions: Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences. Academia Sinica also has museums with their own special collections. To share the beauty and richness of the collections, Academia Sinica Museums are now open to the general public and schools free of charge; including Museum of the institute of History and Philology, Museum of Institute of Ethnology, Hu Shih Memorial Hall, Lingnan Fine Arts Museum, Fu Ssu-Nien Memorial Room, Wu Ta-You Memorial Hall, Chien Shih-Liang Memorial Hall, Tsai Yuan-Pei Memorial Hall, Mr. Kuo Ting-Yee Memorial Room, Biodiversity Research Museum, Ecological Pond, and Forest Park of Ecology Research.

 

Academia Sinica Map Guide Download
Application for the Print Copy

 

APP

 

Taipei Historical Map APP

Published by:

Date of Publication:

 

Includes 10 historical maps and over 130 photos dating back to 1895. The APP uses the Geographic Information System (GIS) technique to compare classic maps with Google maps and street views, allowing users to travel in time and encounter old Taipei - and explore the treasures of time with just the swipe of a finger.
Special arrangement: To combine the guidebook "Walking into Taipei's Past and Present" with the mobile phone App. Discover Old Taipei in the palm of your hand.

 

Google Play App Store

 


 

 


 

 

Tainan Historical Map APP

Published by:

Date of Publication:

 

The APP contains 11 historical maps from 1875 to 1978 and 129 old street photos of Tainan. These can be compared with current Google maps using the device's positioning function, allowing users to travel in time and revive the elegance of old Tainan as easily as swiping a finger.

 

Google Play

 


 

 

Academia Sinica Open House 2016 APP

Published by:

Date of Publication:

 

Informations and functions:
1. Information of Open House activities
2. Activities reminder
3. Activities routes/distances
4. Introduction of Academia Sinica, its position, announcement and contact information
5. Introduction of institutions and centers
6. The exhibitions information
7. Information of convenience stores, restaurants, ATM, parking lot, YouBike and bus stops

 

Google Play App Store

 


 

 


 

 

Back to the Coral Sea APP

Published by:

Date of Publication:

 

From the deep blue ocean, a piece of great coral habitat provides the fish a place to stay. The butterfly fish is free, even the Spot-faced Moray Eel happily wiggles its body around. Too bad the happy days do not last, the place has been destroyed by both humans and nature. Now it's time to open your arms, use the power of the Gods and Goddesses and help all the sea creatures return to their home.

Features:
Drawn by the winner of the new best artist of Taiwan Golden Comic Awards, Yin Yin
Supervision: Biodiversity Research Center of Academia Sinica, the Fish Database of Taiwan
ASCDC's first ecological education game

 

Google Play App Store

 


 

 


 

 

ASCDC Selective Photos APP

Published by:

Date of Publication:

 

From "my drawers" to "my computer", from "copying a negative" to "copy-pasting": A turning point in the preservation and sharing of old photos of Taiwan through digitization. In the mid spring of 2006, the "Taiwan Digital Archives Expansion Project" of "Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program" developed "Cyber Island" intensively by conducting photography competitions, collecting digital exhibitions and gathering digitized content from the public to showcase the features of Taiwan. By collecting different aspects of digitized landscapes, social activities, buildings, so the "Cyber Island" can be sustained and grow through public interest.

APP was developed by Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures, consisting of two main units:
Expert Showcase: A collection of local photographers' works which capture the elegance of Taiwan in every generation.
Taiwan Puzzle: Takes you to 368 cities and districts in Taiwan to experience the beauty of the island.

 

Google Play App Store

 


 

 


 

Videos

 

The Treasure in Clouds