Chinese Studies

  • Discovering & Research
    How to search for Chinese language materials? And Research Guides on discovery and research
  • E-Resources
    Acquired and available electronic books, journals, newspapers, reference books and indexes, archives, data and statistics.

    Other supplementary e-resources: 
    • Free Chinese databases covering over 140 commercial databases, also Columbia IP-range accessible but for temporary access through September 30, 2020
    • HathiTrust copyrighted books for temporary access in HathiTrust website during the emergency pandemic period
    • Columbia Digital Library Collections containing digital reproductions and descriptions of photographs, posters, manuscripts and many other archival materials in Columbia's holdings of rare books and special collections. 
  • Journals
    How to locate and use current and back issues of Chinese serials?
  • Rare Books
    How to search for and use rare books and special collections?
  • Multimedia
    What are the collections and how to use multimedia materials, especially films?
  • Oral Histories
    Chinese oral histories and related personal papers and archives
  • News & Events
    News, important events and acquisitions, and database trials, new services and programs
  • About
    A brief overview of the Chinese collections


Chengzhi Wang, Ph.D.
Chinese Studies Librarian
307M Kent Hall
(212) 854-3721