Asia

Collection

  • Current social science literature on Asia.
  • About 40 per cent of the library’s collection relates to China and 20 per cent to Japan. Of particular importance are the complete collection of Chinese government bulletins since 1913, the index of the People’s Daily (Beijing), and the Chinese National Bibliography. Available on microfiche are – amongst other sources – the People’s Daily (Beijing) since 1949, the Ta Kung Pao since 1929, and the Asahi Shimbun since 1888.
  • 81,000 volumes (December 2015)
  • Grey literature

Catalogue

IZ Online-Catalogue: Books, articles, and full texts since 1988

Facilities

  • 7 user workplaces
  • 2 computers with free Internet access
  • Coin-operated copier (€ 0.05 per page)

Contact

GIGA Library Asia
Rothenbaumchaussee 32
20148 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)40 - 428874 - 14 / -16
E-mail: iz-asien@giga-hamburg.de
Library code: H 222

CrossAsia

CrossASIA
CrossAsia serves as a central access point for scientific information resources for Asian studies. The portal is a project of the East Asia Department of the Berlin State Library in cooperation with, inter alia, the GIGA Information Centre.

Recent Acquisitions

GIGA New Acquisitions Asia | 2017/2