【Teaching Material Resources】Confucius Institute Digital Library

[Source]    Hanban [Time]    2014-06-12 14:17:53 
 

The Confucius Institute Digital Library was initiated by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) in May 2013. The Digital Library is designed to provide a great number and variety of digital resources regarding Chinese language, culture, humanities and social sciences to teachers and students of Confucius Institutes (Classrooms), sinologists, scholars in China study,and people especially young people who would like to know more about Chinese language and culture.

Resources list:

频道

Channel

资源类型

Resources

数量

Quantity

 

大众

General public

中文电子书

e-Books in Chinese

33168

 

外文电子书

e-Books in foreign language

642

 

图片

 Pictures

114947

 

报纸

Newspapers

21541

 

期刊

Periodicals

946

 

视频

Videos

830

 

音乐

Music

900

 

听书

Audio books

2989

 

儿童

Kids

电子书

e-Books

1937

 

视频

Videos

2259

 

音乐

 Music

100

 

听书

Audio books

3148

 

汉学家

Sinologists

电子书

e-Books

1406

 

工具书

Reference books

229

 

学术期刊

Academic journals

9020

 

学习者

Language learners

教材

Textbooks

780

 

工具书

Reference books

148

 

合计

Total

194990

 

Channels:

Channel for Public

The core target users of the channel are young people. It covers language, culture, humanity and social science of contemporary Chinese society and culture by providing a large amount of digital resources such as e-Books, periodicals, newspapers, audio products, pictures, music and videos.

Resources:

The Channel for Public includes 33810 e-Books of literature, biography, economy, management, humanity, social sciences, arts, health, language study, history, geography, natural science, industrial technology, agriculture, medicine, and education.

The channel provides 114947 pictures of contemporary photography, fine arts, archeology, ancient design, historical clothing, folk arts, calligraphy, classical Chinese painting, and original illustrations from ancient Chinese books.

There are 30 newspapers, including the People’s Daily, Global Times, Southern Weekend, and China Business News, etc.

There are 39 periodicals including China Pictorial, Life Week, People Week, Readers, etc.

3889 music and audio books

830 episodes of various documentary videos and reports on Confucius Institute events

Channel for Kids

The Channel for Kids provides digital resources such as classical fairytales, picture books, nursery rhymes, animations, and games for kids, which provides interactive functions such as click-and-read, voice recording, and replaying.

Resources:

The channel for kids contains 1937 e-Books, including basic e-Books, interactive e-Books, and audio books.

2259 episodes of animations are covering topics such as Chinese language teaching, Chinese culture, and entertainment.

Channel for Learners

The Channel for Learners is specifically designed for Chinese language learners, including rich digital resources of textbooks, dictionaries and reference books. It provides personalized solutions to learners with different Chinese language levels and native languages.

Resources:

780 textbooks of comprehensive and special subject for learners of different ages and language levels

148 reference books, including comprehensive, literature, economy, education, arts, social science, language, history, geography, natural science, philosophy, and religion.

Channel for Sinologists

The Channel for Sinologists provides digital resources of e-Books, reference books, academic journals, and periodicals. Sinologists can retrieve the integrated information conveniently with the function of advanced search and full text search.

Resources:

1635 e-Books of reference books and academic e-Books

175 academic journals of comprehensive, social science overview, philosophy and religion, language, literary art, history and geography, medicine and health.

Functions:

Reading Experiences

For convenient searching regardless of the time and the location, the Confucius Institute Digital Library supports both online and offline reading via PCs, tablets, mobile devices, etc.

Information Retrieval

The Digital Library offers functions such as advanced search, full-text search, cross database search, professional search, and search results filtering, for users to find their resources fast and conveniently. It achieves a one-stop search service by integrating resources of various categories according to knowledge relation.

Instant Translation

The Chinese/English version can be switched on the Navigation page or Resource introduction page. The Instant Translation function has been embedded in categories such as e-Books, newspapers and periodicals, supporting full-text automatic translation for the convenience of users of different Chinese language levels.

Voice Reading

Real-voice reading and text scrolling are available with the audio products, and the full-text vocal reading function is available in e-Books, newspapers and periodicals, so that users may master accurate Chinese pronunciation.

High Definition Display

The image resources are displayed in HD format, so that users may experience the charm of Chinese culture in vivid detail.

 
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