Reference books are a great place to start your research, since they provide background and context on a country's geography, history, language and culture. Below is a sample of some of the books in the library's reference collection that cover topics in Chinese language, literature and culture.
Use these online resources to find background and context on China and its language, literature and culture.
There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can find information about China and its language and culture as well as online primary texts (stories, poems and novels) and recordings of literature being read aloud. Have fun exploring!