Searching  Guide

 

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 “ , and       

  “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 terms.

(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 ) not ( 不如意  or    玉樹臨風 ) ] .

under the keyword     key word     乾隆       

(and contain )         如意+

                            Not contained

                        (不如意+玉樹臨風)

                   (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 !