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Chinese Classics @ Pitt: Reference Tools

This guide introduces ways to access Chinese classics at Pitt.

Fourfold Bibliographic Classification System

The Fourfold Bibliographic Classification System 四部分類法 is the Chinese traditional classification system and was used up to the 20th century. Attached is the detailed sub-categories of the system that was included in "Cataloging Guidelines for Creating Chinese Rare Book Records in Machine-Readable Form".

Selected Basic Dictionaries

*Dictionaries below are located in the reference section of East Asian Library on the second floor of Hillman Library.