The Pearls of Global Sinology

Since 1997, UDP has dedicated to produce the high-quality digital archives within the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. We’re passionate about preserving the culture legacies digitally and sharing them globally. We offer comprehensive databases of Asian studies/sinology, starting from our central focus of Taiwan, Greater China to the key research issues that have been discussed by sinologists worldwide. Our academic team has been compiling various rare manuscripts and exclusive content, aiming for the best archive experience to support your researches without further travel.

World-Class Databases of Sinology

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Taiwanese Humanities

Situated in the heart of Asia-Pacific area, Taiwan has the irreplaceable research value for the global sinology community. Based on Taiwanese scholars’ viewpoints, this series contains broad, diverse and penetrating insights about Chinese world, ranging from the ancient time to the contemporary China.

From 1928 to the present, it comprises most of the core journals of humanities and social sciences, exclusive classical magazines, archives and historical documents in Taiwan. You can investigate sinology and modern China deeper by understanding Taiwan.

Chinese Classics

Based on Taiwanese scholars’ open and inclusive perspectives, this series extends to the classical literatures within Chinese world, including China gazetteers, China bronze and stone rubbings collection, BiaoDian Gujin Tushu Jicheng, and the Chinese calligraphy and inscription collection. Established by the publishers from Taiwan, China and America, these databases contain exclusive content and unique features respectively. With the aid of digital technology, this series presents the magnificent spectacle of Chinese culture of thousands of years.

Global Think Tank

Besides the Humanities scholarship, this series expands to Social Sciences, including politics, military affairs, economics, law, society, diplomacy and international relations. Not only does it consist of renowned think tanks worldwide, but it also provides various materials of different languages, such as: Russian, German, Arabic, Ukrainian, among others. This series collects numerous significant newspapers and the first-hand research reports from great powers. Meanwhile, it also features many exclusive documents and literatures from Muslim, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

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An Interview with Zhang Lu: Testimony on AI Image Search

The platform's unique "image search" feature is worth mentioning. This innovative tool allows researchers to conduct visual comparisons and explorations of artworks, in addition to standard text searches. Zhang shares three representative research outcomes below, which is achieved by using the "image search" feature on the "National Palace Museum Journal Database."

[2023.5.19] President of EVIS Visits

Our marvelous partnership with EVIS can be passed on to the next generation. Since 2003, UDP went from the initial awkward exchanges with their representatives, to now establishing subscriptions with over 300 institutions in more than 30 countries, EVIS has made remarkable contributions and completely transformed UDP's development strategies and direction. Kent, President of EVIS, visited UDP on May 19, 2023. He has willingly declined partnership invitations from leading competitors, just to maintain the relationship with UDP.

UDP Visits Singaporean Universities

In late August 2022, Manager Mr. Chung visited prominent university libraries in Singapore, such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. While exploring local curatorial units and cultural events and expanding business opportunities, he also collected a wealth of local historical and cultural data, yielding fruitful results.

UDP Visits Multiple Malaysian Libraries and Temples

In the autumn of 2022, UDP visited Malaysia to meet potential clients and explore new collaboration opportunities. During this visit, there was significant interest from several university libraries, expressing great enthusiasm for our databases on history and culture.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us in order to try out some of our archives, commission for digital publications, or need any help with databases overseas. We are thrilled to help out!

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