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Asian Library

The Asian Library provides resources and support for Asian language research and learning. Our holdings include Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tibetan and Urdu. In addition to academic publications, Asian Library also houses books for beginner to intermediate language learners, as well as recreational reading material such as current fiction. Asian Library also offers a beautiful study space for students, faculty and community, and is a place for community engagement through events and exhibits that take place throughout the year. Librarians at Asian Library can also provide support for those wishing to access rare Chinese and Japanese collections that are housed at Rare Books and Special Collections. For further information, see the Branch website

The Asian Library is located in the Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall.


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