East Asian Studies

Evening and weekend hours return to East Asian Library

By Ryuta Komaki on October 1, 2018

Effective today (Monday, October 1, 2018), the East Asian Library returns to the regular opening hours it offered before January Hall closed for the renovation project. The hours are 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The regul...

East Asian Library to Reopen After Renovation

By Sarah Laaker, Head of Operational Planning and Assessment on August 27, 2018

The East Asian Library has been closed to the public since December of 2017 due to the renovation of January Hall. With the renovation project wrapping up, the library is expected to reopen on Tuesday, September 4. Open hours will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday initially. The library hours wil...

Periodicals from Around the World Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals from Around the World collection is comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from 1691-1880. The titles represent the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world. The colle...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (May-June 2018)

By Ryuta Komaki on July 5, 2018

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in May-June, 2018) is now available. January Hall is closed for renovation until August; however, we have resumed retrieval for requests from local WUSTL patrons. Until we reopen the January Hall locat...

East Asian Library/January Hall Retrieval Resumes

By Julie Hale on June 4, 2018

The University Libraries have resumed retrieval of locally requested materials from the East Asian Library in January Hall. Retrieval was temporarily suspended while an environmental issue stemming from the renovation project in the building was assessed. The Classic Catalog “Request” button for ...

Updated Info on East Asian Library Retrieval

By Julie Hale on April 6, 2018

The suspension of retrieval from the East Asian Library announced on March 23 is still in effect. As we do not yet have a definite date for resuming retrieval, we have taken another step and temporarily removed the “Request” button from the Classic Catalog screen for items housed in January Hall....

Update on East Asian Library Retrieval

By Jody Mitori on April 3, 2018

The suspension of retrieval from East Asian Library announced on March 23 is still in effect. The Libraries are continuing to work with our campus partners and January Hall renovation project team to assess and resolve an unanticipated environmental issue related to construction. Because we don’t...

NEW DATABASE – China Doctoral & Masters Dissertations (series F, G, H)

By Joy on March 30, 2018

China Doctoral & Masters Dissertations (series F, G, H): Washington University Libraries recently completed a purchase of Series F (Literature/History/Philosophy), Series G (Economics/Politics/Law), and Series H (Education/Social Sciences) of China Doctoral Dissertations Full-text Database (中...

East Asian Library Update: Temporary Delivery Delays

By Julie Hale on March 23, 2018

Users who have requested materials from the East Asian Library since March 21, 2018, should expect delivery of those materials to be slower than normal. Due to an unanticipated construction-related environmental issue, the University Libraries have temporarily suspended retrieval of materials fro...