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Library

The Far Eastern Library is a reference and research library for archaeology, art, cultural history and the history of Asia with emphasis on the museum's main collection areas, in particular East Asia.

Due to the museum being closed because of covid-19, visits to the library are currently not available.

The library book stock includes important reference works on East Asian languages such as Chinese and is one of the leading libraries in northern Europe in terms of Sinology from a historical perspective. In Sweden, the Far Eastern Library is the foremost principal library on Chinese art history and archaeology. Its total book stock comprises around 100,000 titles.

No home lending allowed. Library resources can only be used in the Reading Room.

Please email the library at least two days in advance listing
the literature you want to read.
E-mail: biblioteket@ostasiatiska.se

Visits and contact details:

Visitor address: Tyghusplan, Skeppsholmen
Postal address: Box 16381, 103 27 Stockholm
E-mail: biblioteket@ostasiatiska.se

Information in Chinese and Korean

Information in Chinese and Korean about the Far Eastern Library may be downloaded below.

Chinese (PDF)
Korean (PDF)

Museum of World Culture Library Catalogue

Search the Library catalogue (opens in new window).