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Do you know that now you can borrow and check out
Chinese magazines and journals in addition to books?

Travel Grants

The East Asian Library at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to 
announce its travel grants for the year 2015. These grants are made 
available through special funding from the Asian Studies Center at the 
University of Pittsburgh. The purpose of the grants is to support 
scholars who wish to do research at the East Asian Library, University 
of Pittsburgh. Up to $500 will be available for each candidate 
depending on the need and the location of the individual. Special 
consideration will be given to those researchers in Pennsylvania and 
the nearby region whose libraries have no major East Asian collections, 
and without receiving such grants previously.
The East Asian Library at Pitt consists of over 490,000 volumes/items 
in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English. The primary focus of the 
collections is on humanities and social sciences. For further 
information about the East Asian Library and its collections, please 
visit our website at 
The application deadline is April 30th, 2015. To apply, please send a 
letter of application with a brief description of your research topic, 
a curriculum vitae, the type/subject of materials you need, and an 
estimated budget to:
Xiuying Zou
East Asian Studies Librarian
East Asian Library
207K Hillman Library
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Thank you for your attention!

Library Orientation for International Students

Would you like to know:

  • how to meet and know a librarian who speaks your native language?
  • the differences between the academic libraries in the U.S. and libraries in your home country?
  • what and how the library can help your area of study and research at Pitt?
Sign up for a Library Orientation Session in your native language!


When are the Orientation Sessions?

Tuesday, August 12

  • 10-11 a.m.  in Chinese
  • 2-3 p.m.  in Chinese
  • 3-4 p.m. in Japanese

Wednesday, August 13

  • 10-11 a.m. in Chinese
  • 2-3 p.m. in Chinese
  • 3-4 p.m. in Korean

Thursday, August 14

  • 10-11 a.m. in Chinese

Tuesday, August 19

  • 10-11 a.m. in Chinese
  • 2-3 p.m. in Korean


Where are the Sessions?

Hillman Library
Ground Floor, G74 – Amy Knapp Room


How do you sign up?

Please e-mail the corresponding language instructor listed below, the time and date you want to attend.

Chinese session
Ms. Xiuying Zou (
Ms. Haihui Zhang (

Japanese session
Mr. Hiro Good (

Korean session
Ms. Xiuying Zou (