Locations of East Asian Materials
The main collection of print materials is located on the fifth floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library (JRL), as are the offices of the subject specialists. Additional East-Asian-language materials are incorporated into the Regenstein Library’s general collections.
Visitors can gain access to the East Asian Collection by obtaining a pass at the Access & Privileges Office located by the main entrance of Regenstein Library.
Locations at a Glance
- Books and Periodicals: 5th floor JRL; Mansueto
- Reference collection: East Asian Reading Room (5th floor JRL)
- Current periodicals: East Asian Reading Room (5th floor JRL)
- Films: 3rd and 4th floors JRL
- Microfiches: 3rd floor JRL
- CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs: Mansueto
- Audio recordings: Mansueto
- Maps and atlases: 5th floor JRL; Mansueto; Map Collection (3rd floor JRL)
- Art books: 5th floor JRL; Mansueto; East Asian Art Room (4th floor JRL)
- Manuscripts and rare materials: Treasure Room (5th floor JRL); Special Collections (1st floor JRL)
- Oversized materials: 5th floor JRL; Mansueto
Materials in the East Asian Collection bear identification numbers in the following systems:
- Harvard–Yenching Classification System (for items processed before the mid-1980s)
- Library of Congress Classification System (for items processed since the mid-1980s)
- W-CJK System (local system for items waiting to be classified and fully cataloged using the Library of Congress Classification System)
East-Asian-Studies materials in English and other non-CJK languages are part of the Joseph Regenstein Library’s general collections. All items in the general collections are cataloged according to the Library of Congress Classification System.