Serica project website

A subset of the Bodleian Library's allegro catalogue of Chinese books which has been designed to show the extent and nature of its pre-modern holdings and to give access to those parts of the collection that have been digitised.

Serica blog

Some notes on old Chinese books in the Bodleian Library's collections and on old Chinese books in general.

Collectors' seals on Chinese books in the Bodleian Library

Some materials not in the allegro catalogue or the project website

Survey of Chinese "special collections" in the Bodleian Library

Chinese books in Europe in the 17th century

Some graves of noted Sinologists

Stone Age thinking at the speed of light – AACR2, MARC, and other dinosaurs

Book Arts Press lecture 116, 17 March 1983, John Jolliffe.

David Helliwell
15 September 2021