East Asian Library News

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The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library (EAL) is closed from Tuesday, March 17 until further notice.
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To cope with this unusual time of library closure, our librarians have recommended a list of KEY online resources on East Asian Studies to our users.
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North Korea COVID-19 Tracker provides access to a regularly updated and comprehensive combination of news, analysis and data about COVID-19 inside North Korea.
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The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region.
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Until April 30, you can request extra renewals on all loans*, at participating libraries.  To request an extra renewal, please check with the library where the books were borrowed from or call 416-978-8450. Exceptions apply.
Screenshot of Policing the Shanghai International Settlement, 1894-1945
Topics: collecting intelligence on political demonstrations, strikes, labor & social unrest, foreign & domestic subversive activities, & areas of dispute between the International Settlement & the Chinese government.
Screenshot of a record in The Economic Cooperation Administration's relief mission in post-war China, 1946-1948
A primary source collection that documents how the Economic Cooperation Administration looked for economic & cultural opportunities to promote US-China relations, despite the anti-Communist sentiments of the early Cold War era.
Screenshot of Chinese Civil War & US-China relations: Records of the US State Department's Office of Chinese Affairs, 1945-1955
This collection provides insight into domestic issues in Communist & Nationalist China, US containment policy as it was extended to Asia & Sino-American relations in the post-war era.
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During the Library construction period (until the end of March 2020), due to the absence of the security gates at the temporary entrance location, please have bags open to be checked by the Library staff, when exiting the East Asian Library.
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A new flatbed scanner is available at the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library! A USB key is required to save the file.