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Institute of Fine Arts: East Asian Art

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Siku Quanshu Installation Instructions

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Because of the large number of variant character forms, in order to use the database, you must first install the client program.  You can download the client here.  You can also download the installation guide, in English, 简体中文, or 繁體中文.  There is also an English-language user manual available in traditional characters.

If you are using this off-campus, you will need to configure your Internet Explorer web browser manually to use the New York University proxy server.  Instructions to configure your browser can be found here.

Once you have installed the program, and have configured your browser (if appropriate), run it from the Windows Start menu, and select "IP address" to connect to the database.

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The Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts

The Institute of Fine Arts

1 East 78th Street

New York, NY 10075

Telephone: (212) 992-5883