East Asia Library | Stanford Libraries
The East Asia Library is located in the Lathrop Library, with collections on the basement, 2nd and 3rd floors of the north building. The entrance to the library is located on the 2nd floor. Library entry requires a valid Stanford ID Card, or visitor registration with a valid government-issued photo ID card. Wheelchair/disabled access to the library is via the elevators at the south building of Lathrop Library.

Location 

The East Asia Library is located in the Lathrop Library building, 518 Memorial Way, just east of the Oval. **Mailing address** East Asia Library Stanford University 557 Escondido Mall Stanford, CA 94305-3106

Transit and Parking 

Marguerite lines X, Y, and P run close to the East Asia Library, with stops at Serra and Galvez Streets (X, Y) and the campus Oval (P). Parking regulations are enforced between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM on weekdays, excluding holidays. During those hours, there are a small number of metered parking spots (cash/credit, up to two hours) available on Lasuen Dr., behind the Littlefield Center. There are also pay-by-space parking spots (credit only, up to eight hours) available on Memorial Dr., just behind the Lathrop Library. Visitors may download the Parkmobile app (http://us.parkmobile.com/mobile-apps) for faster and more convenient visitor parking payment. Further information may be found at the Stanford Parking & Transportation Services website (https://transportation.stanford.edu/).

Accessibility 

The EAL is accessible to people with limited mobility. Ask at the circulation desk for help in getting items located on upper/lower shelves. If staff assistance is needed, please call the circulation desk (650-725-3435).

About 

The East Asia Library, Stanford’s primary Asian studies collection, holds over 680,000 volumes in the social sciences and humanities for all historical periods in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages. With access to more than 800,000 volumes of online books and journals, EAL collections also consist of special collections, government documents, media, and periodicals.

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