ChinaLinks 3: Resources

  1. Center for Applied Linguistics. Host for the National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC). (See also other links to Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK))
  2. China WWW VL - Internet Guide for China Studies: Language. Annotated links maintained by Hanno Lecher, U. of Heidelberg, as part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library.
  3. Linguistic Enterprises. A job-search site for linguists seeking employment in the private sector; presented by the Ph.D. Program in Linguistics of the Graduate School, CUNY, in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America (LSA).
  4. Chinese Language Related Information Page. Carlos McEvilly's extensive set of language and linguistics resources; see also his Scholarly and Linguistic Resources on Chinese.
  5. Chinese Linguistics at the Ohio State University.) (For other Chinese resources, visit Wenze Hu's China-Related Home Page, part of the Ohio State University's East Asian Libraries Cooperative WWW.)
  6. Instructions for Concordancing East Asian E-Texts using Concordance. (For more general information on Chinese concordancing, see my article, "Concordancers and concordances: Tools for Chinese language teaching and research" (PDF, 1.03 MB), Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 37.2 (2002):1-58.)
  7. Chinese Language and Gender On-line Bibliography. My on-line bibliography that emerged from my Autumn 1997 seminar; many bibliographic references, including some general linguistics works, have been added since.
  8. CHILDES: The Child Language Data Exchange System, this is an online, searchable bibliography of L1 publications (e.g., Text to Search for: Chinese).
  9. Linguistic Data Consortium. For-fee membership usage of speech data and transcripts for English, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, and other languages; from U. of Pennsylvania. (See also their webpage on Linguistic Annotation, with extensive links to tools and other linguistic resources from different systems for speech and textual annotation.)
  10. Get a Chinese Name. Part of Erik Peterson's website of online Chinese tools, it is a fun webpage for helping individuals to obtain a Chinese name; links to other related sites for information on Chinese surnames, Chinese equivalents to common English given names, etc.
  11. Jun Da's Page on Chinese Text Processing. Website provides Chinese character frequency lists based on a 15-million character corpus; search engine for frequency info on individual characters; etc. (Eng./GB)
  12. Nigel Greenwood's Home Page. Includes some Chinese utilities: downloadable MS Word6 (or higher) macros for converting Chinese text in GB or Big5 format to ASCII codes and vice versa, and for converting from GR to Pinyin. Re the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), there are links to software for Windows: AutoCorrect type IPA in MS Word (Windows 95/98/Me only), Instant conversion of SAMPA codes to IPA in MS Word, and Typing IPA directly in HTML webpage source code (Windows 95/98/Me only).
  13. Kylie Hsu's Home Page. Links to linguistic resources, her on-line language courses syllabi, etc.
  14. Lin Hua Online. Lin Hua's homepage with links to her courses as well as extensive links to Chinese and linguistics resources. (Eng/GB) (Old website)
  15. Mandarin Text-to-Speech Synthesis. Interactive demo of Bell Labs' text-to-speech system for Mandarin; uses Big5 or Pinyin entry; output in .aiff/.wav/.au formats) (GB alternate site)
  16. Chinese Database of circa 4000 characters with entries in characters, modern (Beijing)/Middle Chinese/Old Chinese, fanqie, dialect pronunciations, Shuowen gloss, translation, etc.; and the Chinese Dialects database (a.k.a. "Dictionary on Computer"), containing the original 17 dialects in the Hanyu Fangyi Zihui (1962 ed.), Middle Chinese rhyme table categories, plus Shanghai, early Mandarin (Zhongyuan Yinyun), and info entered into the Chinese Database. (See also S. Starostin's help page on Using the Etymological Database and his key to Encoding of Special Symbols.) (English/Russian)
  17. On-line Chinese Tools. Erik Peterson's site with many useful tools: Chinese Character Dictionary, with online searching using English, Mandarin Chinese (Pinyin), Cantonese (Yale), and/or Radical/Stroke, and output in GB, Big5, GIF, and UTF-8 (viewable with Unicode-enabled browsers/decoders); Chinese GIF-creation; code conversion among GB, HZ, Big5, and UTF-8 files; romanization conversion among Pinyin, Yale, Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Wade-Giles, and BoPoMoFo (Zhuyin Fuhao); adding of Pinyin to web pages; Chinese Namer, Western/Chinese Calendar Converter; conversion of HTML escapes to bytes (i.e., conversion of a Chinese file saved with HTML ampersand escape sequences back into the original encoding); Unicode-based Chinese input for MS Word97; segmenting GB-encoded text to words and adding of Pinyin to files, etc. (Note: Erik Petersen's Chinese Annotation Tool for segmenting non-spaced GB-encoded text, with dictionary entries drawn from Paul Denisowski's CEDICT: Chinese-English Dictionary, is now only located at Zhang Zheng-sheng's website at San Diego State University.)
  18. On-Line Dissertation Abstracts. Information on websites with on-line dissertation abstracts, including sites for ordering dissertations (NB: URL change); compiled by Marjorie Chan and published in Volume 6.1:3 (1998) of theNewsletter of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL). (The online version is updated from time to time.)
  19. Linguistics Abstracts Online. Abstracts from Chinese Languages and Linguistics, Journal of Chinese Linguistics, Journal of East Asian Linguistics, Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies, Zhongguo Yuwen, and numerous general and specialized linguistics journals.
  20. Databases and Corpora for Chinese Linguistic Research.
  21. SinoNews Network: Big5/GB/Pinyin Convertor. Website converts encoding in a submitted URL from Big5 to GB and vice versa, and from Big5/GB to Pinyin. (Thanks to Benjamin Tsai)
  22. Unicode and Chinese Character Sets and Internal Codes (see separate section below)
  23. Word Lists and Online Glossaries/Dictionaries. My links to Chinese dictionaries, word lists, and other related resources, including links to some Japanese sites.
  24. Zhongwen Zipu. Rick Harbaugh's Chinese Character Genealogy: Chinese characters searchable by Pinyin, etc.; etymology and glosses in English, pronunciations in Pinyin; check out other goodies available at his website, including Chinese names for English given names, links, etc. Rick Harbaugh also maintains a very useful Chinese Characters Dictionary Web, which interlinks the major online Chinese character dictionaries at a character-to-character level.
  25. Visit other links in this web site: General Resources for Chinese StudiesInternet Resources for General Linguistics