The Chinese studies collection supports the teaching, learning, and research needs of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of History, and various other departments and programs at Washington University, including Anthropology, Art and Art History, Comparative Literature, Economics, Film and Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religious Studies.
2. Subjects excluded:
3. Overlap with other collections or subjects:
4. Languages included and excluded:
We collect materials in Chinese and English extensively. Materials written in languages other than Chinese and English are generally not actively pursued, but not excluded if they pertain to specific research and teaching projects of faculty members and graduate students.
East Asian language materials are shelved in the East Asian Library. English and Western European language materials are generally shelved in Olin Library.
5. Geographical limitations:
Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong are the primary areas for Chinese studies.
6. Chronological limits:
7. Retrospective acquisition:
Chiefly current publications, with some retrospective collecting, especially reprints of early Chinese works.
8. Types of material collected and excluded:
9. Other factors to consider:
10. Subjects and Collecting Levels: