East Asian Studies

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...

Awa Odori Performance and Workshop

By Ryuta Komaki on March 8, 2018

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, along with the East Asian Studies Program and the Performing Arts Department are bringing an Awa Odori dance troupe Takarabune for a performance and workshop on March 28. See below for their announcement. The event in the Umrath Lounge will be ...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (February 2018)

By Ryuta Komaki on March 2, 2018

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in January-February, 2018) is now available.     As a reminder, while January Hall is closed for renovation: You will still be able to request books from the East Asian Library (including new...

Itinerario: History of European Expansion and Global Interaction

By robinson.a on January 24, 2018

The Libraries now subscribe to Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction. We have access to issues 2007-present through Cambridge Journals. Description from the publisher: “For over thirty years Itinerario has provided a platform for schol...

Read East Asian Library Journals & Newspapers in Olin Level A

By Ryuta Komaki on January 5, 2018

Select Chinese- and Japanese-language journals and newspapers from the East Asian Library’s reading room are now on display and available for browsing on Olin Library Level A. You can find them in the “West Alcove” area of the floor, (which is Olin’s first basement floor),...

(Updated) East Asian Library Closed until Aug. 2018: What It Means to You

By Ryuta Komaki on January 2, 2018

During winter break 2017 and the 2018 Spring and Summer semesters, January Hall will undergo a whole-building renovation. The East Asian Library will close to the public beginning on Thursday, December 21. The reading room and the stacks will remain closed until the project’s completion in August...