23 August 2010

Buddhist Digital Library & Museum (BDLM): Buddhist Studies Open Access Databases/Resources

Link: Buddhist Digital Library & Museum (BDLM): English version / Chinese version

Maintained by the National Taiwan University Library, the Buddhist Digital Library & Museum (BDLM) provides a gateway to open access fulltext database resources for Buddhist studies. At present, the BDLM has 162,046 bibliographical entries and 10,814 fulltext articles in English and Chinese that are freely accessible to all visitors to the BDLM website. Open access is also provided to specialized databases on Buddhist scriptures (Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, Tibetan, etc.), Buddhist art, Buddhist history, Chinese and Taiwanese Buddhism. This is a must-visit destination for Buddhist studies scholars, researchers and students.