East Asian Studies Collection Description

The collection is maintained by the Asian Library.

The East Asian Studies collection supports teaching and research in East Asian Studies. Collection development is concentrated on the selection of East Asian vernacular materials, and appropriate reference works in Western languages, which are housed in the Asian Library's reading room. Western language materials in East Asian Studies are normally selected by departmental librarians and are housed in various departmental libraries and the Bookstacks. The collection is comprised of 152,000 volumes consisting of 100,000 volumes in Chinese, 50,000 in Japanese, and 2,000 in Korean. Most of the collection is located in the Asian Library, and the rest is housed in the Newspaper Library, the Law Library, and the Rare Book and Special Collections Library.

Version Date: April, 2005