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Citation Guide- MLA: Citing Chinese Sources in a paper written in English

Essential information to become a successful "citer"

Source Types:

Hao, Chunwen 郝春文. Tang houqi wudai Songchu Dunhuang sengni de shehui shenghuo 唐后期五代宋初敦煌僧尼的社会生活 [The social existence of monks and nuns in Dunhuang during the late Tang, Five Dynasties and early Song]. Beijing: Zhongguo shehui kexue chubanshe, 1998.

Hua, Linfu 华林甫. “Qingdai yilai Sanxia diqu shuihan zaihai de chubu yanjiu” 清代以来三峡地区水旱灾害的初步研究 [A preliminary study of floods and droughts in the Three Gorges region since the Qing dynasty]. Zhongguo shehui kexue 中国社会科学 1 (1999): 168–79.

Beijing Airusheng shuzihua jishu yanjiu zhongxin 北京爱如生数字化技术研究中心. Zhongguo jiben guji ku 中国基本古籍库 [Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books].

Ershisi cheng ji 二十四城记 [24 City]. Dir. Jia Zhangke 贾樟柯.  Cinema Guild, 2010. DVD.

Sources Types:

Du, Weisheng 杜伟生. “Dunhuang yishu yongzhi gaikuang ji qianxi” 敦煌遗书用纸概况及浅析 [An analysis and description of the use of paper in Duanhuang manuscripts]. Rongshe yu chuangxin: guoji Dunhuang xiangmu diliuci huiyi lunwenji 融攝与创新: 国际敦煌项目第六次会议论文集 [Tradition and innovation: Proceedings of the 6th International Dunhuang Project conservation conference]. Ed. Lin Shitian 林世田 and Alastair Morrison. Beijing: Beijing tushuguan chubanshe, 2007. 67-84.

Sha, Wutian 沙武田. “Shiku kaogu kaipi Dunghuangxue yanjiu xinlingyu” 石窟考古开辟敦煌学研究新领域 [Cave archeology to open a new field for Dunhuang studies]. Zhongguo shehui kexuebao 中国社会科学报 8 January 2014: A05

“Quanmian zhengque lijie shehuizhuyi xinnongcun jianshe 全面正确理解社会主义新农村建设” [Fully and correctly understand the building of a new socialist countryside]. State Council 国务院. www.websitename.com. Accessed on 15 March, 2006.

Material on this Page Adapted from:

“Quick Guide on Citation Style for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Sources: MLA Examples.” Yale University Library Research Guides, 2022, guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=296262&p=1974230.