Publications from the Center or related projects

General publications

 

Reading Imperial Cartography: Ming-Qing Historical Maps in the Library of Congress

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Publisher: Published by Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures in association with the Library of Congress

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The bi-lingual annotated atlas contains 157 pre-1900 historical Chinese maps from the Library of Congress. The maps selected for the book are either of academic significance, made with exquisite craftsmanship or rare to be seen among the collection institutes. They are organized into 9 categories: (1) general maps (2) local administrative maps (3) flood control and embankment maps (4) military and traffics maps (5) city maps (6) political and boundary maps (7) maps of temples, palaces and royal gardens (8) maps of social and economic conditions (9) mixed-theme maps.


 

When Technology Meets Humanities: The Process of Digital Archives and e-Learning

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Publisher: TELDAP Program Office

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The book takes a retrospective and thorough look at the “Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program” from 2002 to 2012, which not only reports on the development process and important achievement of the program, but also invites the members to share their experiences and thoughts about participating in the program. At the end of the book are a collection of photos and an overall list of projects.

 

Digital Taiwan: Websites and Databases of Digital Archives and e-Learning

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Publisher: TELDAP Program Office

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The book collects the websites and databases of digital archives and e-learning, including those built and maintained by the “Digital Museum Project”, “National Digital Archives Program”, “National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning” and “Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program”. Through the classification and brief introduction, it is hoped to help the readers know more about Taiwan’s rich cultural and digital resources.

 

Selected Digital Collections of Academia Sinica

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Publisher: Academia Sinica

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Since the founding of Academia Sinica, research fellows from various institutes have collected a large amount of data and cultural artifacts, oracle bone scripts, bronzes, files, aboriginal artifacts, audio-visual materials, maps and remote sensing images, and animal and plant specimens, for the purpose of conducting academic research. Many of these important collections have been digitized and available for users to search on the databases. Due to the enormous size of the collection, this catalogue is produced to facilitate promotion, which includes collections selected by various institutions that are worth appreciation. It is divided into three major categories: cultural heritage, documents and files, and natural resources.

 

Digitization Procedures Guidelines (29 volumes)

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Publisher:Taiwan Digital Archives Expansion Project

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This set of guidelines is divided into two categories: “selected objects” and “common principles”, which compares and integrates the digitization procedures of the digital archives projects around the country, accompanied by theories and practices of related digitization technology from home or abroad. It is hoped to give the readers a more complete insight into the procedures.