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We are located on the 4th floor of the McKeldin Library.

Monographs and bound periodicals housed in the open stacks on the West side of the 4th floor. 


The Japanese/Korean/Chinese reference material are all on the 3rd floor.

  • Directions: After exiting the elevator/staircase, walk through the large entrance on the side with a green "EXIT" sign on top. Walk all the way to the end of the path and turn right. The reference materials are located in the corner on the movable shelves.


The current periodicals are on the 1st floor.

  • Directions: Walk straight after entering the library to the room with a grey sign "PERIODICALS" above its entrance. There should be a large study area and many book shelves in that room. The periodicals are on the shelves all the way in the back. 

 Not finding what you need?

Ask the 4th floor East Asia Service Collection Desk on the 4th floor.


East Asian Collection Library staff are available for consultation from:

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday-Sunday: Office is closed


  • Yukako Tatsumi, Curator of the Gordon W. Prange Collection
    and East Asian Studies Librarian
    301-314-1768 (Prange Collection)
    301-405-9135 (East Asia Collection)

Circulation Policy

Monographs and bound periodicals housed in the open stacks may be borrowed in the same manner as materials in the general stacks of McKeldin Library. They may be checked out at the Circulation desk on the 1st floor. 

Reference books are circulated by library staff at the service desk of the East Asia Collection.