Digital Resources for Sinologists 1.0
Part I: An Introduction to Chinese Electronic Dictionaries and Criteria for Their Evaluation
This article provides an overview of Chinese electronic dictionaries, followed by a detailed annotated list of the main digital lexica, resources, and reference tools currently available. As usual, when dealing with digital resources, the examples discussed below will soon become outdated, perhaps even within the next few months. We will therefore first provide a set of general guidelines on how to evaluate and compare electronic dictionaries and related reference tools before discussing the applications themselves.