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Chinese Guide

Introduction

Welcome to the Mount Holyoke College Chinese Research Guide!

In this section, you will find a variety of resources that can assist you with your research. The resources here are geared to more advanced or native-speaking students and majors that are conducting research for their course assignments. 

Core Resources

Chinese Language(s)

Chinese Language(s): A Look Through the Prism of The Great Dictionary of Modern Chinese Dialects

Call Number: PL1547 .K87 2010

Online Access: Mount Holyoke: Link to resource

Chinese for Advanced Learners: Language, Society and Culture: Ping, Wang,  Yangbin, Chen: 9781742234311: Amazon.com: Books

Chinese for Advanced Learners: Language, Society and Culture

Call Number: PL1065 .P564 2017

Online Access: Mount Holyoke: Link to resource 

Chinese Language Narration: Culture, Cognition, and Emotion.

Chinese Language Narration: Culture, Cognition, and Emotion

Call Number: PL2415 .C45 2013

Online Access: Mount Holyoke: Link to resource 

Useful Databases

Through LITS you have access to several journals to help you with your research. Here is the link to the full list of databases that one can access.  If you need help, please contact a librarian through on the LITS page. The following are particularly helpful for language and culture research topics. 

The following are specific to Chinese language and culture:

Citing Sources

It is important to cite your sources correctly. This LITS Research Guide gives you all the updated and complete information that you need. 

Check out this page for particular information on citing sources in a foreign language in APA, MLA, and other platforms.

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