CBDB China Historical Civil Service Examination Data Repository (Docusky Version, Jinshi Only) Is Online

Website: https://doi.org/10.6681/NTURCDH.DB_DocuSkyCBDBJinshi/Text

The data from this collection has been licensed by the China Biographical Database project. The platform is developed and maintained by the Research Center for Digital Humanities, National Taiwan University. It contains 69,840 successful imperial civil service examination candidates(09/14/2021). You will find the official project website with the complete dataset here: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/chinesecbdb/home

CBDB online query system: https://inindex.com/biog

CBDB standalone database: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/cbdb/download-cbdb-standalone-database

Your prosopography research will benefit from the post-classification functions on this platform by searching and filtering the entities such as person names, dynasties, entries, posting titles and so on. Visualization techniques such as bar chart, word cloud, GIS and social network will assist you in exploring the patterns between these persons and the related entities.