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Subject Guide ~ East Asian Languages and Literature

Books at Hamilton

East Asian Languages & Literatures Call Numbers & Subjects

If you are interested in browsing the library's collection of East Asian Language materials you may consult the following sections, as described by the Library of Congress classification system. These books will be on the second floor of Burke library

PL501-889 Japanese language and literature

PL501-699 Japanese language

PL700-889 Japanese literature

PL700-751.5 History and criticism

PL752-783 Collections

PL784-866 Individual authors and works

PL885-889 Local literature 

PL1001-3208 Chinese language and literature

PL1001-1960 Chinese language

PL2250-3208 Chinese literature

PL2250-2443 History and criticism

PL2450-2659 Collections

PL2661-2979 Individual authors and works

PL3030-3208 Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

PL3301-3311 Non-Chinese languages of China 

If you would like to browse the catalog by subject we recommend the following:





Borrow from Another Library

Interlibrary loan requests can be made using:

  • Hamilton Library Catalog - Use the "Books at Other Libraries" filter to search for and request books using the database
  • WorldCat (FirstSearch) - Use the "Find It" icon to self-populate our interlibrary loan form
  • ILLiad - The interlibrary loan department's fill-in form



See How

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Borrowing from another library using the library catalog is just as fast as using WorldCat's FirstSearch interface or the ILLiad fill-in form.

  1. Sign in to your library account.
  2. Perform a search and limit it to "Books at Other Libraries."
  3. View the full record for an item you want.
  4. Select the "Request from Interlibrary Loan" link if Hamilton does not provide access to the item (see below).
  5. Log on to ILLiad to view the pre-populated request form.
  6. Click "Submit Request" at the bottom of the form.

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