Note: Access requires downloading a client program on Windows which is necessary to access the database. There is no direct access via a web browser. Once the client program is installed, follow the instructions for the optional program check, then select IP Login in the Login window. Off campus access requires EagleVPN.
**not compatible with Mac computers.**
Siku Quanshu is a collection of literary works compiled by edict of China’s Emperor Qianlong during the period from 1773 – 1782. Its title translates to Complete Library in Four Branches of Literature and it includes 3,460 works with a total of more than 36,000 volumes. In the course of the original compilation large numbers of rare books and manuscripts were collected and preserved. Siku Quanshu opens the door to five thousand years of Chinese civilization including history, geography, politics, economics, science, technology, philosophy and much more.