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A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet / Edition 1
     

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet / Edition 1

by Ka Wai Fan
 

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ISBN-10: 078903199X

ISBN-13: 9780789031990

Pub. Date: 03/30/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Learn about the latest developments in Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicines such as acupuncture, herbal therapies, and Qigong have long played an important role in preventing diseases and prolonging life. A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through the countless web sites on their own to find up-to-date,

Overview

Learn about the latest developments in Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicines such as acupuncture, herbal therapies, and Qigong have long played an important role in preventing diseases and prolonging life. A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through the countless web sites on their own to find up-to-date, quality, reliable information on these and more types of Chinese medicine. This handy source provides a categorized listing of online sites related to Chinese culture and medicine, and helpfully includes a brief description of each site's content. Guidelines are provided for searching, cataloging, and evaluating web sites concerned with Chinese medicine based on the author's personal experience as a user and researcher.

Renowned Chinese medicine authority Dr. Ka Wai Fan took two years of diligent work to compile A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet. He painstakingly provides readers with a comprehensive, current listing of personally-researched high quality web sites and information. The author also discusses in detail how to best evaluate web sites, the basic terms within Chinese medicine, and the classification of web sites. This extensive resource is an important reference tool for anyone researching Chinese medicine.

Web listings provided in A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet include:

• Important portals and Web sites covering general information
• Crucial organizations involved in Chinese medicine
• Web site listings to access specific libraries and unique resources
• Listings for schools dealing with Chinese medicine
• Journal listingsexplaining specific aspects of Chinese medicine
• Extensive lists of databases, bibliographies, and electronic texts vital for research
• Web sites listing Chinese history and philosophy

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet is an invaluable resource for librarians, educators, students, and experts in Chinese medicine and complementary and alternative medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789031990
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Portals and General Web Sites
Chapter 3. Organizations
Chapter 4. Libraries
Chapter 5. Schools
Chapter 6. Journals
Chapter 7. Databases, Bibliographies and Electrical Texts
Chapter 8. History and Philosophy
Index
Reference Notes Included

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