*An important union catalog for 8,200 local gazetteers compiled/published before 1949 and held by 190 libraries and institutes in mainland China.
*Information under each entry includes title, number of juan (卷), author, edition, and holding.
A list of institute codes is placed at the beginning of the catalog.
*Two major functions:
- To provide basic information of Chinese old local gazetteers
- To provide holding information.
*An annotated bibliography of Chinese local gazetteers. It includes 8,500 gazetteers compiled/published before 1949.
*An abstract is provided for each title.
*Information included in an abstract includes the title, number of juan (卷), author and edition. Author’s biographical information, different editions, contents and book value are discussed in the abstract.
*A union catalog for more than 4,600 local gazetteers held by twelve libraries or institutes in Taiwan.
*Original and reprinted editions (some microfilms) are listed.
*Information under each entry includes title, number of juan (卷), author, edition and holding.
*A catalog for local gazetteers compiled from 1949 to 1992.
*Includes 9,500 local gazetteers in various administrative levels and some subject gazetteers. Restrict publications also included.
*Information under each entry includes title, other title, compiler, publishing information, note, etc.
*A list of local gazetteers published in Taiwan is attached at the end.