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ASIAN STUDIES: SUBJECT GUIDE: Books & more

Starting points for research in Asian Studies.

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Call Numbers to Browse

If you're interested in a broad topic in Asian Studies, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:

  • BL  1000-2370
    • Asian Religions (general)
  • BQ  1-9800
    • Buddhism
  • DS  Asian History (including Middle East)
  • DS 401-486   India
  • DS 520-560   Southeast Asia
  • DS 700-799   China
  • DS 800-879   Japan
  • JQ 1 -1849
    • Politics & Government, Asia
  • PL 1-8500
    • Languages & Literatures, East Asia
  • PL 501-889
    • Japanese Language & Literature
  • PL 1001-3208
    • Chinese Language & Literature

Locations of books

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!

E-books

E-books in Collins Library are fully integrated into Primo Search! 

Consult the e-books guide to find out more about finding and using our growing e-book collection.