A Status Investigation and Analysis of the Chinese Web-Based Biographical Information Sources

웹 기반 중국인물정보원의 현황 조사와 분석 연구

  • 한미경 (경기대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2012.10.21
  • Accepted : 2012.11.18
  • Published : 2012.11.30


The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze the status and characteristics of Web-based biographical information sources. Hence, this study examined the current status of Web-based biographical sources in China, Taiwan, Japan, and the U.S. It also conducted a comparative analysis of family names from the subject dictionary and Biography of China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), reference books of China and the Chinese Historical Biographical Database and the China Biographical Database Project (CBDP) of the U.S. Furthermore, the problems related to status investigation and analyses of the Chinese biographical sources were studied. In this study, some suggestions were made to improve the management and usability of those biographical information sources in China and Korea.


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