The Asia Collections of Cornell University Library include the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, the South Asia Collection, and the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia. The collections also cover Asian American studies and Islam in Asia materials. Cornell is widely regarded as having one of the largest and most significant collections of Asian historical and literary materials in North America. Housed in Kroch Library, the Asia Collections include reference books, periodicals, newspapers, microfilms and fiche, electronic resources, as well as two levels of book stacks.
Error alertBeginning Monday Oct. 5, faculty and graduate students can use the Asia reading room and Asia stacks by appointment. Our research by appointment service can be accessed by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and letting us know when you would like to come in.