Skip to main content

HIEA 136: History of Thought and Religion in China: Daoism: Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Online Guide to Primary Sources

Created by Kelly Smith, Government Information and Urban Studies and Planning Librarian, this online guide will help you find online primary sources

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Huge collections of well-organized primary texts, including Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

Internet Sacred Text Archive

Principal canons of Taoism, including works by Lao Tzu

UC Press e-Books

Primary sources can often be found (hyperlinked) in the bibliographies or footnotes of these scholarly e-books

You can also try a Google Scholar search with your topic keywords and the word "primary source" in quotations

World Digital Library: China

Significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian Get help when you need it.  Call us or stop by one of our service desks for the face-to-face personal touch or use one of our other tools and get assistance at a distance.  Even in the dark of night, UC Chat is there to help.  Try our newest service, Text a Librarian.  Check out the options.