Kotobank

Kotobank.

A resource developed by Asashi Shinbun Company, it provides free access to 51 Japanese dictionaries and encyclopedias for about 470,000 entries. Users can search the dictionaries simultaneously or separately. In addition to dictionary entries, web search results will also be displayed for the search query.

The dictionaries in kotobank.jp include デジタル大辞泉百科事典マイペディア, デジタル版 日本人名大辞典+Plus, 朝日日本歴史人物事典, 美術人名辞典, and so on.

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Zhongguo da bai ke quan shu 中国大百科全书

Zhongguo da bai ke quan shu 中国大百科全书.

This online resource can be used to search the entries in  Zhongguo da bai ke quan shu 中国大百科全书, the largest, most comprehensive, and most up-to-date Chinese-language encyclopedia. The free version only displays the first several hundred characters of each article, but it still makes a good tool for finding relevant information in a 74-volume encyclopedia that has about 80,000 articles.

The print version may be available in a library near you.

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Multicultural Canada

Multicultural Canada.

Led by Lynn Copeland of Simon Fraser University and with the contributions of other Canadian institutions, the Multicultural Canada project digitizes cultural records of Canada’s multicultural communities and makes them freely available online. It includes an extensive list of collections, including newspapers in Chinese and Korean and the BC (British Columbia) multicultural photograph collection. In addition, it also provides access to the online version of the Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples (originally published by The Multicultural History Society of Ontario), which is an overview of all the ethnic groups in Canada.

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Chinese Encyclopedia Online 中華百科全書 (1983年典藏版)

Chinese Encyclopedia Online 中華百科全書 (1983年典藏版).

Developed at the Chinese Cultural University in Taiwan, this resource provides access to the all the articles in the 1983 edition of the Chinese Encyclopedia 中華百科全書. It is divided into 38 subjects and includes over 15,000 articles. To access the articles, users can either search the article titles or browse by subjects.

Please note that this online version preserves the original content of the 1983 print edition and does not have any update.

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Encyclopedia of CPC History 党史百科

Encyclopedia of CPC History 党史百科.

Developed by the affiliated website of People’s Daily, the official organ of the Communist Party of China (CPC), this resource currently provides over 2000 entries on individuals, events, documents, places, and terms relevant to the history of the CPC. Understandably the entries usually follow the official CPC line on controversial issues. It also provides links to full-text documents, including selected works of Mao Zedong and other major CPC leaders.

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Yahoo! Korea Dictionary 야후! 사전

Yahoo! Korea Dictionary 야후! 사전.

A popular online resource, it consists of six reference tools: Korean-English dictionary, encyclopedia, Korean-Korean dictionary, dictionary of economic concepts, Korean Wikipedia, and Chinese character dictionary.