The Japanese language collection is spread over several libraries. Most monographs are kept on the second level of the ERC where the East Asian Collection are. The East Asian Collection focuses on collecting research materials in Chinese and Japanese languages. It contains a small English language reference collection. The subject coverage of the collection is mainly in the areas of arts and humanities, social sciences and architectural history. It comprises books, periodicals and electronic resources.
Language teaching related books, DVDs, etc are held in the Giblin Eunson Library , some law books are kept in the Law Library, some architecture books are kept in the Architecture, Building and Planning Library, and all audio-visual materials (DVDs, videos) are held in the Media Collection on the 4th floor of the ERC.
The journal collection is now open for browsing at the end of the collection nearest the doors. You can read the journals and photocopy parts, but only staff and postgrad students may borrow bound journals, and then only for 2 days.
The library catalogue:
Japanese Collection is held on the 2nd level of the ERC.
Books are catalogued using the Library of Congress classification system, and are intershelved with the Chinese materials:
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION
TABLE OF MAIN CLASSES