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Harvard-Yenching Library

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

 

Contact Information

 
(617) 495-2756
Main:
jkcheng@fas.harvard.edu
Circulation:
hylpub@fas.harvard.edu
ILL:
hyillweb@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
2 Divinity Avenue Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138
 
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HOURS OF OPERATION

 
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General hours
Reference Desk
 
 

ABOUT

 

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

Harvard-Yenching Library is Harvard University's primary resource for research materials on traditional and modern East Asia.

Added Names/Aliases: Yenching Library, East Asian Library, Harvard Yenching, HYL

 

Collections

 

Overview

The collections comprise the most extensive academic research collections of East Asian materials outside of Asia. The core collection consists of publications in the humanities and social sciences on both traditional and modern East Asia.  See the Harvard-Yenching Collections page for detailed information.

Archives

Special Collections include the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Manchu, Mongolian, and Tibetan Rare Book Collections; an extensive rare book collection in Western languages, Petzold Buddhist Collection, Naxi manuscripts, Chinese RubbingsPersonal papers and archives , and the photographs.

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
Kang, Mikyung Librarian for the Korean Collection Request an Appointment
McVey, Kuniko Librarian for the Japanese Collection Request an Appointment
Yang, Sharon Li-shiuan Librarian for Public Services and E-Resources
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • An elevator and accessible restroom are available. There is no wheelchair access to the second floor; access to floors other than the first is possible but requires special arrangements.For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact Access Services via e-mail (hylpub@fas.harvard.edu) or 617-495-2756.