The laboratory has developed, or participated in the development of, several databases.

Websites developed by the CRCAO

All the laboratory’s websites are hosted by the Very Large Research Infrastructure (TGIR) Humanités Numériques (Digital Humanities) (Huma-Num) and developed by Philippe Pons, the project engineer responsible for editing the CRCAO’s digital corpuses.

Shuoshu: Welcome to the Shuoshu website of Chinese Storytelling

This database is designed as a research tool for the investigation of Chinese storytelling

DicAT: (open access) Dictionary of Traditional Agriculture: French-English-Chinese-Japanese


The Dictionary of Traditional Agriculture (DicAT) presents traditional agricultural techniques in parallel in four languages: French, English, Chinese, and Japanese.

Ofuda: (open access) Ofuda, Bernard Frank’s Collection


This database assembles amulets and talismans representing the holy figures and divinities venerated in Buddhist temples and Shintô shrines in Japan. Collectively called ofuda, these images printed on paper can be fixed on a door or pillar, placed on a household altar dedicated to ancestors or to the divinities, or worn by a person.

EnamelFC Database (restricted access until the end of the project): Global Enamels: A Symmetrical History of Material and Technological Exchanges Between France and China (mid-17th to end-of-18th Centuries)


CAJI : Chinese Archaeological Journals Index

The CAJI presents all the articles published in the journals Kaogu and Wenwu since their creation and allows bibliographical search by region and period, or by theme or method.


Website the CRCAO has collaborated on the development of