A. Directory of the database :
1. The classify of the database :
Texts and graphics , the texts contains : Chinese and English , most of the articles were
in Chinese .
2. The database contents :
“ THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM MONTHLY of CHINESE ART “ ,
“ THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM QUARTERLY “ ( out of print ) ,
“THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM RESEARCH QUARTERLY “ ,
“NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM BULLETIN “ . -----Bimonthly in English
edition , etc. Four periodical publications .
3. Languages :
There are two languages in the database . Among the Chinese editions , there are
“ The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art “ , “ The National Museum
Quarterly “ and “ The National Palace Museum Research Quarterly “ ; “ The
National Palace Museum Bulletin“ edited in English .
4. The database selections contains are as follows :
Select serial / Select issued time period / Enter classification / Enter author / Enter
keyword / etc. ( among the “ Enter Author “, also , it is able to select independently
from the “Search Authors Area “, to request for the relative information . ).
5. Search scope of the database : The search scope is to select search Title or the whole
contents independently .
B. Explication of the classified selection of the database :
1. Select Serial
(1) Contains : “ The national Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art “ , “ The National Palace Museum Quarterly ” ( Out-of-print ) , “ The National Palace Museum Research Quarterly “ and “ National Palace Museum Bulletin “ .etc. Four periodical publications .
(2) “ The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art “ ---A general issues for the public , it contains texts and graphics , conceived in plain
(3) “The National Palace Museum Quarterly “ , and “ The National Palace Museum Research Quarterly “ are issues in terms of professional and academic studies .
(4) “ National Palace Museum Bulletin ”—a bimonthly periodical issues for its popular readers ,publishing in English .
(5) Due to the contents of each articles are differed in its studies fields , users should choose in according to the necessary selection for their requests .
2. select Issued time period
(1)“The National Palace Museum monthly of Chinese Art“ :
Since April 1983 – until to the present , approximately more than 20 years .
(2)”The National Palace Museum Quarterly ’’( out-of-print ):
Since July 1966 – 1983 , totally 17 years .
(3) “ The National Palace Museum Research Quarterly ’’ :
Since July 1983 – until to the present , approximately more than 20 years .
(4) “ National Palace Museum Bulletin ’’ :
Since March 1966 – until to the present , approximately more than 30 years .
3. Select volume and number
(1) The classification table in Chinese / English .
(2)Primary classification , approximately 15 Items :
Secondary classification , approximately 20 items .
(3)For the general searching scope , please select the primary classification :
on the other hand , if you have any specific name for a rapidly searching , please
select the secondary classification ,to avoid unnecessarily selection .
4. Enter Author
(1) The author table in Chinese / English .
(2) Approximately 200 authors .
5. Enter keyword
(1) Please select the title or contents .
(2) To searching any articles or compositions , please select the contents .
(3). The purpose of select titles , can minimized the searching time and to easily
find the items for the quick searching users .
(4). For more detailed Keyword selection , please enter the Explication selection column .
C. Specification of the select database :
1 . The method of select Chinese database:
Select Serial : Please select “The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art “
or “ The National Palace Museum Quarterly ” or “ The National Palace
Museum Research Quarterly ” .
Enter Classification : Please select in Chinese .
Enter Author : Please select the Chinese authors .
Enter Keyword : Please select in Chinese .
Result : It will show the Selecting Specifications in Chinese .
2. The method of select English data :
Select Serial : Please select “ National Palace Museum Bulletin ” bimonthly in English .
Enter Classification : Please select in English .
Enter Author : Please select authors in English .
Enter Keyword : Please select in English .
The Result : It will show the Selecting Specifications in English .
D. Specifications of the column
1. INQUIRY COLUMN
(1) In the search database the sign of Asterisk * is a mandatory .
(2) The classifications are divided in “ General ” and “ Specification ”.
for example :
“ The Science ” , it including “ Science News ” , and “ Astronomy and Calendar ” ;
If one selecting the “ Science ” , it contained both of the “ Science News ” and “ Astronomy and Calendar ”: also, if to choose either one of the specific “ Science News ” or “ Astronomy and Calendar ” ,is acceptable .
(3) The keyword selection scope contains The TITLE
And WHOLE CONTENTS , please select either “ Specific “ or “ Select All ” , If no selecting it will automatically searching to show the “ Select All ” .
2. THE LOGIC OF SELECTION
(1) The keyword selection ; The relation between the First Column and Second
Column , are the “ And Contain ” ;As for the First Column and the Second
Column and the Third Column , are the “ Not Contain ”.
(2) The relation between EACH KEYWORD ;
Use + to connecting each keyword , ( please use the half size [ + ] , instead
of the full size [ + ] . )
(3) For Example :
If inquiry for [ 清乾隆朝的如意玉器研究 ]
Please key in as follows :
[乾隆 and ( 如意 or 玉 ) not ( 不如意 or 玉樹臨風 ) ] .
under the keyword key word 乾隆
(and contain ) 如意+玉
(4) For the English inquiry , please enquire by phrases ,instead of citations .
3. Selecting Resolution :
(1) By the serial numbers of the volume ,date and year .
(2) Enter the author for other related selections.
(3) It is permitted to printing or download , Please according to the rules and
regulations ,and we hope every users will pay respects to the authors’
compositions / compilations of the intelligent property right !