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Quick Guide on Citation Style for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Sources: APA Examples

This guide gives an overview of how to cite Chinese, Japanese and Korean sources using various style manuals, such as Chicago, MLA and APA.

Books

Hao, C. (1998). Tang houqi wudai Songchu Dunhuang sengni de shehui shenghuo [The social existence of monks and nuns in Dunhuang during the late Tang, Five Dynasties and early Song]. Beijing: Zhongguo shehui kexue chubanshe.

Abe, Y. & Kaneko, H. (1983).  Saigo no "Nihonjin" : Asakawa Kan'Ichi no shōgai [The last 'Japanese': Life of Kan'ichi Asakawa]. Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten.

Kang, U. (1990). Wŏnyung kwa chohwa:Han’guk kodae chogaksa ŭi wŏlli [Synthesis and harmony: Principle of the history of ancient Korean sculpture]. Seoul: Yŏrhwadang.

 

Journal Articles

Hua, L.F. (1999). Qingdai yilai Sanxia diqu shuihan zaihai de chubu yanjiu [A preliminary study of floods and droughts in the Three Gorges region since the Qing dynasty]. Zhongguo shehui kexue, 1, 168–79.

Kondō, S. (2013). Yēru Daigaku Shozō Harima no Kuni Ōbe no Shō Kankei Monjo ni Tsuite [On Harima no Kuni Ōbe no Shō Kankei Monjo at Yale University Collection]. Tōkyō: Tokyō Daigaku Shiryō Hensanjo  Kenkyū  Kiyō, 23, 1-22.

Han, T. (1991). Kyŏnghŭng ŭi saengae e kwanhan chae koch’al [Re-examination of the life of Kyŏnghŭng]. Pulgyo hakpo, 28, 187-213.  

 

Databases

Beijing Airusheng shuzihua jishu yanjiu zhongxin. (2011). Zhongguo jiben guji ku [Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books]. Beijing: Beijing Airusheng shuzihua jishu yanjiu zhongxin. http://server.wenzibase.com/dblist.jsp.

DVDs / Films

  • DVD

Cheow, K. (Producer), & Jia, Z. (Director). (2010). Ershisi cheng ji [24 City] [Motion picture]. United States: Cinema Guild, 2010.

Shochiku (Producer), & Ozu, Y. (Director). (2003). Tokyo Story [Motion picture]. United States: Criterion Collection, 2003.

 

  • Film

Shochiku (Producer), & Ozu, Y. (Director).(1953). Tōkyō Monogatari [Tokyo story] [Motion picture]. Japan: Shōchiku, 1953.

 

Book Chapters

Du, W. (2007). Dunhuang yishu yongzhi gaikuang ji qianxi [An analysis and description of the use of paper in Duanhuang manuscripts]. In Lin S. & A. Morrison (Eds.), Rongshe yu chuangxin: guoji Dunhuang xiangmu diliuci huiyi lunwenji  [Tradition and innovation: Proceedings of the 6th International Dunhuang Project conservation conference] (pp. 67-84). Beijing: Beijing tushuguan chubanshe.

Yoshimi , S. (2012). Mōhitotsu no media to shite no hakurankai: Genshiryoku Heiwa Riyōhaku no juyō [Expo as another media: reception of Atoms for Peace]. In Yoshimi S. & Tsuchiya Y. (Eds.), Senryō suru me senryō suru koe : CIE/USIS eia to VOA rajio  [Occupying Eyes, Occupying Voices: CIE/USIS Films and VOA Radio in Asia during the Cold War] (pp. 291-315). Tōkyō: Tōkyō Daigaku Shuppan.

Ha, I. (2000). Tongsam-dong P’aech’ong chŏnghwa chiyŏk palgul sŏngkwa [Result of the excavation on the shell mounds in Tongsam-dong purification region]. In Han’guk Kogo Hakhoe (Ed.), Kogohak ŭl tonghae pon Kaya [Kaya seen through archaeology] (pp. 111-133). Seoul: Han’guk Kogo Hakhoe.

 

Newspaper Articles

Sha, W. (2014, January 8). Shiku kaogu kaipi Dunghuangxue yanjiu xinlingyu [Cave archeology to open a new field for Dunhuang studies]. Zhongguo shehui kexuebao, pp. A05.

Joo, Y., & Chung, W. (2008, May 8). Miseo gwangubyeong bal-saeng-hamyeon suip jungdan [Will Suspend the Import if Mad Cow Disease Attacks in the United States]. Chosun Ilbo, pp. A1.

 

Websites / Blogs

State Council 国务院. (2006, March 15).  Quanmian zhengque lijie shehuizhuyi xinnongcun jianshe [Fully and correctly understand the building of a new socialist countryside]. Retrieved from http://www.gov.cn/node_11140/2006-03/15/content_227640.htm.

Democratic Party of Japan (2005, August 30). DPJ Manifesto for the 2005 House of Representatives Election. Retrieved from http://www.dpj.or.jp/english/manifesto5/pdf/manifesto_05.pdf.