Summary: ORGANIZATION & ARRANGEMENT
The East Asian Library as a research library holds 154,000 volumes of Chi-
nese, Japanese, and Korean (CJK) language materials. English and other
language materials about East Asian studies are housed in Wilson Library's
general and reference collections.
The materials in the East Asian Library are organized by the Library of
Congress Classification system. This system is adopted by all academic li-
braries in the United States and Canada.
Within Minnesota Library system, materials are further organized by their
sizes, namely Octavo, Quarto, and Folio.
Within each section of these sizes, materials are arranged from A to Z on the
shelves. For example, materials on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean arts can
be found in Octavo, Quarto, and Folio sections. Be sure to check all relevant
sections for needed materials.
Current materials (front area)
· Current periodical issues are on Display Shelves.
· Selected newly cataloged books are on New Book Shelves.